Letting agent sentenced for stealing tenants deposits

07 Oct 2020 A crooked lettings agent stole almost £30,000 from dozens of clients to prevent his business from going bankrupt. Tim Catherall, of Nottinghamshire, ran Hartleys Estate Agents in Beeston. During late 2018 he went bankrupt and was forced to close the...

£1 letting service for landlords

29 Jun 2020 £1 to advertise your property but don’t expect any ‘service’ or advice.  Proceed with caution! London-based estate agent Portico has digitalised its letting process, with the launch of a new online rental service for private landlords who want to let their...

Letting agent gives illegal HMO advice

16 May 2019 PLEASE SHARE WIDELY Des Taylor here.  I’ve just been working with a letting agent for a client and found the letting agent had a clear misunderstanding of what constitutes a HMO (House in Multiple Occupation). HMO is formed “when two or more...

Landlords Make Four Complaints a Day About Letting Agents

9 May 2019 Buy to let landlords made nearly 1,500 complaints to the Property Ombudsman about poor service from letting agents last year. The latest data from the ombudsman reveals 2,757 complaints were made about letting agents in total – with an average of two out of...

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