The Tenant Fees Act: Does it have any teeth?
Barrister Katrina Mather of Hardwicke Chambers explores the realities of the Tenant Fees ban, a "slightly peculiar piece of legislation" that came into force on 1st June
The government is finally stepping up the fight against the tide of 'dirty money' flowing through the UK property market, but estate agents shouldn't be the first line of defence, argues Saul Empson..
By Saul Empson
'Unfair' letting fees will be banned from 1st June 2019.
Demand for expensive rental homes in London has escalated this year, but supply is tightening - meaning some super-prime lets are being agreed in double-quick time as tenants look to beat the competition…
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Longstanding independent firm ramps up resi division with recruitment of high-profile broker & star of Britain’s Most Expensive Houses as head of sales.
Andrew Russell & Ben Bentley's independent firm, The Country House Department, is on course for a 'record' year following a number of big-ticket deals.
CBRE and Beauchamp Estates are about to launch sales at Three Kings Mayfair, for JV developers 1.61 London, Urbanwise and Valpre.
Boutique development on Mount Street houses four luxury apartments designed by Rigby & Rigby, plus some retail and office space.
High-end specialists from Savills summarise the key drivers shaping the PCL lettings & sales markets this year.
Hamish Bruce has joined Inhous following stints at Marsh & Parsons and Black Brick.
Freehold swathe on sought-after Tite Street has scope for a significant prime resi scheme.
Walnut Tree House in Hampton Wick comes with a boathouse and private mooring, and was once home to the owner of Fortnum & Mason.
While eco-solutions require significant investment in terms of both strategy and execution, the long-term gains are already evident, explains Strutt & Parker's Josh Ayres.
By Josh Ayres
Real estate continues to be the largest concentration of wealth in the world, reveals Savills, worth almost four times the value of global GDP.
PCL has once again gone ‘on sale’ due to a near-term tumble for GBP, reports David Huggett.
Fixer-uppers are in high demand, says Rightmove.
The latest weekly data from LonRes shows a continuing spike in asking price reductions across both sales and rental markets.