New OFT guidance on the definition of estate agents, states that private sales portals do not need to conform to the Estate Agents Act. The OFT website text referring to exemptions from the Act has been changed to reflect this guidance
Beware the trap of the arsehole landlord. TNT finds out how to avoid them and what to do if you have one Renting in London is the favoured option for expats – and anyone who doesn’t have a spare half-a-million quid knocking about.
Selling your house is stressful and expensive but if you could cut your fees by using an online estate agent would you? Homebuyers, sellers and prospective renters are increasingly turning to the internet to make their move.
Sales of luxury London homes down 50% as Osborne gears to unveil further tax reforms London’s prime property market stumbles as uncertainty over tax reforms kills sales
Whitehall’s determination to press through changes to the Estate Agents Act were underlined this week in a speech by government minister Michael Fallon in which he laid out the red carpet – but not the red tape – for new business models.
From the 1st October, the Deregulation Act 2015 will come into force and affect all landlords in England and Wales. The act introduces a number of important changes and rules regarding when a landlord can serve a Section 21 Notice, in order to evict tenants and regain possession of their property. Here we’ll provide a quick guide to the new act and how it will affect you as a landlord.