Renters close down Savills in protest at ‘daylight robbery’ fees
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Renters close down Savills in protest at ‘daylight robbery’ fees

Ever since the Tories proposed banning letting agent fees, agents like Savills and the Association of Registered Letting Agents have been pouring time and money into making sure the ban never sees the light of day. Along with other companies, high-end letting Savills co-signed an open letter to government worrying that the consultation was becoming a ‘political … Continue reading

Hackney council challenged over attendance at London Real Estate Forum
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Hackney council challenged over attendance at London Real Estate Forum

This week, developers, corporate landlords and politicians gathered for the London Real Estate Forum, for what its website described as the “premier event for the development sector, hosted in the heart of Mayfair, Berkeley Square, bringing two days of debate, deals and networking took place in Old Street.” I’ll give you a couple of moments … Continue reading

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Yes DSS Blacklist

Did you know these Hackney letting agents refuse to let to people on housing benefit? When we called 50 agents we found only ONE property available to people on benefits. The number of people claiming housing benefit has exploded as rents have become unaffordable. Many of these people– almost half a million – are working … Continue reading