It's already tough enough being a letting agent, what with all the money laundering and cannabis farms, says James Bailey; new rules that will see agents and landlords policing tenants' immigration statuses…

Has the National Planning Policy Framework had the intended effect of smoothing the way for housing delivery in England, asks Savills' Melys Pritchett

As the market becomes more polarised, so the debate on second homes becomes more intense

Mark Prisk, the Housing Minister, has claimed that landlords' responsibilities for checking the immigration status of their tenants, as proposed in the Queen's Speech, will be a "light touch"

As the 30th June looms with no concrete agreement on flood insurance in sight, British insurers have agreed to carry on offering flood insurance for an extra month, until 31st July 2013

Anthony Hennessy of Brecher deftly guides us through the SDLT maze, summarising the factors that owners of high value property should now be considering..

The British Property Federation has today called for the government to consider further reforms to streamline the judicial review process and reduce the unnecessary delay and cost to development projects

As Mervyn King announces that the end of the recession is "in sight", it's time to stop all the navel gazing, says Trevor Abrahmsohn; things are brightening up..

The first phase of HS2 picked up speed yeaterday (16 May 2013), with the launch of consultations on the project’s draft Environmental statement (ES).

The top brass at the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea have undergone something of a reshuffle, announcing a raft of internal changes including a new Chairman of the Planning Committee

Only 15% of respondents to the Government's consultation supported new permitted development rights that double the size of extensions allowed without the need for planning permission, according to results…

299 of the 455 applications made by homeowners living in the shadow of HS2's first stage have been rejected, according to reports today