The government wants to prevent tenants and leaseholders being exploited by agents, says Emma Lunn.
For the last two or three years, the UK housing market has gone nowhere. Dominic Frisby finds out if that’s likely to change in 2018.
Tenants may soon have the right to sue landlords who let properties that aren’t fit for human habitation. That makes it more important than ever that landlords inspect properties regularly, fix defects, and keep accurate records, says Emma Lunn
Leaseholders have been dealt a blow after a court ruling failed to make it cheaper for people to extend their lease or buy a freehold. Emma Lunn reports.
Peter Mayle reminded us of the attractions of living abroad, says Sarah Moore. And it’s not too late to move.
The government has announced a ban on new-build houses being sold as leasehold. Emma Lunn looks at who’s set to lose out.
Britain’s house prices will be at best stable this year. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why now’s not the time to put your money in property.