The London Assembly Housing Committe have published an informative report on how London's private rented sector could benefit from modernisation. The report includes calls for the introduction of longer three-year tenancies, moving towards five years in the longer term and annual rental increases limited to inflation.
The bane of an estate agent’s life is transaction failure. Redundant work, wasted costs and loss of income affect the bottom line and cause great frustration and stress. There are of course a number of reasons why transaction may fall through, bit I am going to focus on just two – delays in getting to exchange of contract and because of the results of a buyers survey.
One of the things that really annoys me is when numbers are used that put people off doing something they should actually be doing and in this case that’s saving for their first home! Here I try to clear a few things up.
The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme is delighted to officially announce its upcoming conference called 'Raise your Standards' which will take place on 14th October at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull.