Proposals could see the introduction of landlord league tables and a faster complaints system.
Welcome to Zoopla’s Property News page, where you can keep up-to-date with everything from house prices and mortgage rates, to property hotspots and celebrity moves. As Zoopla is always watching the market, we’ll pull out the most colourful (and curious) homes to write about here too.
August 13, 2018
Too good to be true? Not so. From a dovecote to a chapel, these properties are all listed for sale for £10k or less.
August 9, 2018
Many estate agents include a clause in their contract under which they can still charge commission if they ‘introduced’ the buyer.
August 8, 2018
The eye-catching home where the Rolling Stones guitarist once lived is available to rent for a cool £6,500 per month.
August 7, 2018
Plans to release Green Belt land to build half a million homes have been slammed by campaigners, who claim there are plenty of brownfield alternatives.
August 3, 2018
Thursday's increase to the Bank of England base rate is expected to have a limited impact on borrowers but could hit home movers’ confidence.
August 2, 2018
The introduction of a 3% stamp duty surcharge on second properties and higher rates for top-end homes has failed to boost income from the tax.
July 30, 2018
The Housing & Finance Institute said the Government needs to advance a 10% property deposit to young people.
July 26, 2018
Starter homes in London cost 13 times average salaries but in the north east they cost just 5.5 times.
July 25, 2018
The North West property market is strong, the Midlands isn’t far behind, and London is beginning to bounce back, according to latest figures from Hometrack.
July 24, 2018
One in five homes is being valued below its sale price by mortgage lenders - and it's causing issues for potential buyers
July 23, 2018
Foreign companies owning UK properties will have to reveal their ultimate owners on the world's first public register.
July 20, 2018
The number of people moving up and down the property ladder dipped in the first six months of 2018 to account for 49% of the housing market, according to Lloyds Bank.
July 18, 2018
From an art deco property in Notting Hill, to a contemporary coastal retreat in East Sussex, take our quiz to see how well you know your celebrity real estate.
July 12, 2018
Tax changes have led to a shortage of rental homes, forcing up the cost of being a tenant, according to RICS.