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Monday 27 January 2014
Plus, househunting by broadband speed, and searching offline
Wednesday 22 January 2014
On average, landlords visited their property three times in the last 12 months to carry out repairs
Tuesday 21 January 2014
Plus, househunter numbers up, house supply down, and latest mortgage figures
Monday 20 January 2014
The world of estate agents and student flats is a tricky one - but these simple rules should see you right
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Latest estimates show house prices up 1.6% over the last three months
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Property industry welcomes crackdown on hidden charges in the rental market
Friday 20 September 2013
Number of tenants up nearly 14% in last 12 months though 'reluctant landlords' figures are dropping
Monday 02 September 2013
Local councils have sold the personal information of individuals to more than 2,700 private companies – including lobbyists, estate agents and fast food outlets – according to new figures.
Sunday 01 September 2013
Tuesday 27 August 2013
In March 2006 a BBC reporter, after spending months undercover at Foxtons, presented a damning exposé of the firm. It revealed seriously dodgy practices, like sharing private financial information on buyers with an “independent” mortgage broker, enabling Foxtons to squeeze them to the limit. The reporter also found the company forging customer signatures on legal documents and lying to suit its ends.
Sunday 18 August 2013
Housing charity warns millions are being forced into debt, and profiteering agents still go unregulated
Monday 12 August 2013
Saturday 10 August 2013
The French will now be in charge of running facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London and hundreds of UK schools and hospitals after Balfour Beatty sold its UK facilities management business to GDF Suez for £190m.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Ruling widely condemned by charities and lawyers acting on behalf of ten disabled adults in social housing
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Whitehall officials told air coolers could have 'potential impact on electrical supplies' and present a 'risk to electric shock'
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'