Rip-off letting agents could cost a fortune for students looking for housing in London, warns the Royal institution of Chartered Surveyors.
RICS is urging students to make sure any letting agent obeys a code of conduct and protects deposits.
With places in student halls gen
First-year students have made a barrage of complaints to the students union and university housing managers in York after they missed out on their preferred halls accommodation because an email was sent out late.
Student union president Kallum Taylor claims the email process h
Fraud watchdogs are warning about rent scams as students hunt for homes as universities ready to start the new academic year.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has issued a checklist to reduce the risk of losing cash to fraudsters.
The scams offer housing in pri
Students will be picking up more than flat-pack furniture from budget retail giant Ikea as the firm moves in to providing housing and hotels.
The £7 billion rated Inter Ikea - the holding company that owns the Ikea brand - has plans to build 100 budget hotels and student halls