Call for letting agents regulation

AOL Money Staff
To let signs
To let signs

Tougher regulation of letting agents would help to generate more than £20 million of benefits a year to the UK economy, research from surveyors has suggested.

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said that a clampdown on the lettings sector, which it has previously likened to "the property industry's Wild West", would pay for itself in less than two and a half years.