Letting

Beware rogue letting agents

Monday, 01 August 2011 | Article

Rising house prices and the widening gap between earnings and the amount needed for a deposit, along with tighter lending criteria for mortgages, have forced a growing number of people to

Can you put your trust in estate agents?

Friday, 15 April 2011 | Article

William Adams, 69, from East Grinstead, learned about some of the tricks estate agents can pull the hard way.

Tenants failed by the letting system

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | TV /Video

I've been trying for two months to rent a house and it's a nightmare. Most people my age can't afford to buy so the market is very competitive and the letting agents are abusing this.

Will new crime map affect the value of your home?

Tuesday, 22 March 2011 | Article

If you're thinking of selling your house you can do plenty of things to present it in the best possible light.

Four steps to avoiding let-and-run scams

Tuesday, 08 February 2011 | Article

Empty buy-to-let properties are increasingly becoming targets for hit-and-run fraudsters, cheating firms and benefit agencies.

What you can do if you have squatters

Tuesday, 08 February 2011 | Article

Sam, are you sitting down? Do you know anything about a family renting your house in London? They have a tenancy agreement and say they've paid £3,500 to live there."

My estate agent hell

Thursday, 13 October 2011 | Blog | By Rebecca Rutt

I've discovered I don't like estate agents.

How to keep your tenants happy

Thursday, 07 April 2011 | TV /Video

It takes more than knowing the legal dos and don'ts to be a good landlord. Here are steps you should take to ensure your tenants stay happy.

Make money from your house

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 | Article

Board and lodgings – it sounds like a phrase straight out of Victorian times but in fact the concept is still going strong.

Beware the rise in estate agent fees

Friday, 20 February 2009 | Article

The headline on job losses didn’t break many hearts: thousands of estate agents could lose their jobs.