Do transparent fees mean better renting?

Amid the pomp and ceremony of the Queens Speech on Wednesday, you may have missed the rather more low key news that a key part of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into effect. But this was actually very good news for 11 million renters, and a big win for Shelter’s campaign to improve private renting.

Under the new legislation all letting agents are required to publish full details of their fees, both online and prominently in their offices. Dishonest … Read more