There is much to agree with in Labour’s report on land reform. But any new proposals will inevitably will just add another layer of tax and bureaucracy on top of an already unmanageable system.
The new Tenant Fees Act, which bans excessive fees and caps the deposit tenants can be charged, could cost landlords up to £83m a year and lettings agencies £157m, says the government.
WeWork, the shared office-space provider, is set to become its own landlord with the launch of its subsidiary, Ark.
The government’s determination to make the buy-to-let sector less appealing to investors seems to have worked, with landlords suffering a dismal few years.
After 27 years without a recession, Australia’s economy has started to wobble. So the authorities are contemplating reinflating the housing bubble.
As corporate landlords tap into healthy demand for rented property in the UK, Sarah Moore outlines how to profit from build-to-rent.
Storage unit providers are taking good advantage of people’s reluctance to throw anything away. You can too.