Property news round up 10/04/2015

Labour needs to speak to landlords as well as tenants – Miliband is only addressing half a sector, says Rentify CEO George Spencer. (Rentify News)

“What I’ve learned from being a landlord” – Seven tips for renting out your home. (

Letting agent fees come to the fore once more – This is fast becoming the most hotly debated subject in the private rental market. (Rentman)

Lettings guru hits out at crowdfunding buy-to-let – Becoming a traditional landlord is a better strategy. (Letting Agent Today)

Bristol estate agent under fire for telling landlords to squeeze tenants for extra rent – 11,000 locals sign petition in protest. (This Is Money)

10 reasons why estate agents in London drive you crazy – Cheap suits and hair gel are only the beginning. (Metro)

Estate agents intentionally overvaluing homes – Sellers are asking around £74K more than property is worth. (This Is Money)

Agency says mansion tax may influence election – This issue could effectively decide which major party wins key constituencies in May. (Estate Agent Today)

Britain’s new property hotspots will see house price hikes – Where are the latest property bubbles outside London? (Telegraph)

The best place to invest in London – Oval knocks prime central London for six. (Homes and Property)