The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has formally launched an investigation to find out whether people are being treated fairly when buying their home.
A tribunal hearing has ruled that the ex-wife of farmworker does not have a protected tenancy on her home, as the protected status she believed she had was only granted to her former husband and not the couple jointly.
Wales is the latest country within the UK to enact a ban, leaving just Northern Ireland without plans for similar legislation.
A new enforcement team, led by National Trading Standards, has been set up to provide greater protection for tenants in England from letting agents who charge illegal tenant fees.
A quarter or leaseholders were not made fully aware of what they were buying by their legal counsel, This is Money can reveal.
Politicians in Scotland are being asked to think again about the massive financial implications of the Planning Bill currently making its way through the Scottish Parliament.
Commission set up by Scottish government recommends new powers to split monopolies
On the eve of new rules aimed at making sure that homes to let in the UK are fit to live in, new research suggests that almost half of tenants claims to have been injured or become ill due to the condition of the property they rent.
The right of a landlord in the UK to repossess a property in legitimate circumstances need to be protected if the sector is to give its backing to longer tenancies being available, it is suggested.
A businessman who hacked the branches off a tree that was blocking sunlight from his home was ordered to pay back the £21,000 it added to the value of his £1m property in the first case of its kind in Britain.
All letting agents in the private rented sector in England will have to sign up to a scheme protecting both renters’ and landlords’ money under new laws by 01 April this year.
Legislation due to become law on 20th March may have unintended consequences, says Residential Landlords Association.
The government is to attempt to overturn the decision in the Court of Appeal a week after Right to Rent was criticised by a judge because it had lead to discrimination.
People buying new-build homes should be able to hold back 5% of the purchase price until the house builder has fixed any problems or defects with the property, says a new report.
Council bosses have demanded a London homeowner pay them £360,000 after they mistakenly sold him a £700,000 flat at half price.
Rules aimed at preventing illegal immigrants from renting properties are "discriminatory" and breach human rights laws, the High Court has ruled.
Five senior judges have thrown out an appeal by a developer who believed he didn't have to pay an estate agent a £42,000 fee.
A ban on Section 21, the process where landlords start an eviction, could have a negative impact on the private rented sector, new research suggests.
New rules for conveyancers are now in place in Britain aimed at helping home buyers make a more informed choice when buying a property.
The Government is working on a new house sale agreement for England which is set to make the process faster and avoid sales of homes falling through.
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