It’s a well-known fact that estate agency in England is unregulated. In practice, this means anyone can set up as an estate agent, regardless of knowledge, experience or ethics. This has led to the proliferation of ‘agencies’ and ‘agents’ who fail to...


 As it happened in Newham, so it now happens in Liverpool: private landlord licensing. In 2011, Newham Council effected a scheme to license landlords in an attempt to address an ever-growing list of dilapidated properties and rogue landlords. Liverpool is now in consultation...


 As many of you know, there’s a strong sales market in Ealing for portfolio investors. The Ealing area is ideal living, and with a continuing shortage of stock coupled with high rental demand, it is a prime opportunity for investors. London property in general is a...


 With rents and lending restrictions choking the property industry, the current and future generations of potential property owners may never have the opportunity to step onto the property ladder. High rents mean little savings available for the high deposits required by...