Tagged: fees

Letting agent fees come under scrutiny in Commons debate

Letting agent fees come under scrutiny in Commons debate

Letting agents’ fees, criminal landlords and longer tenancies all took centre stage in a House of Commons debate yesterday. Labour MPs led by shadow housing minister Jack Dromey called for a clampdown on ‘rip...




Clampdown on Scottish agents having huge effect on industry

Clampdown on Scottish agents having huge effect on industry

A senior figure in the Scottish lettings industry has warned his colleagues in England what they might have to expect if there is blanket licensing, and lettings agents fees are banned.




Have your say in the Government inquiry into the private rented sector

Have your say in the Government inquiry into the private rented sector

A quick reminder that the Government is conducting an inquiry into the private rented sector – and in view of the various lobbying attempts now under way, it seems important that letting agents in...




Lettings agents need more effective regulation

Lettings agents need more effective regulation

Now that the private rented sector is the second largest tenure in the market, it’s time to make agencies more transparent. One in four people in Britain feel they have been charged unfair fees by...




Labour launches review into private rented sector

Labour launches review into private rented sector

Labour is launching a policy review into the private rented sector focusing on letting agents and landlords. It says the aim of the consultation is to stop irresponsible agents operating and end the scandal...