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There's opportunity to be found in the fee ban
Date: 14/3/19 Category: Fees Ban, Lettings News

This article was originally written by our MD, Mike Hinch on Linked in The ban on tenant fees is set to come into action on the 1st of June 2019. When it was announced back in the autumn of 2016 the ban was approached with mixed feelings. Agents and Landlords have to consider how they are going...

The Ban On Tenant Fees
Date: 5/12/17 Category: Fees Ban, Lettings News

With approximately five million households in Britain privately renting, this is a hot topic, both for letting agents and tenants. It has been robustly discussed for a while now by both sides but, in June this year, changes to protect tenants were outlined in the Queen’s Speech in the...

Tougher action to be taken on rogue landlords and letting agents
Date: 19/7/17 Category: Landlord Advice, Lettings News

The housing and planning act implementation means a start for more draconian and tougher measures to be taken out on rogue landlords and letting agents. The measures they have put in place aim to give councils and local authorities more power and control of regulating and acting against those...

Date: 16/5/17 Category: Landlord Advice, Lettings News

This infographic takes a look at whether or not Landlords will stick with their current Letting Agent due to the proposed fees ban. So, who will stay and who will look elsewhere? If you would like a copy for yourself, please use the following link to download our PDF Version: Where Will All...

ARLA Fees Ban Campaign
Date: 5/5/17 Category: Housing White Paper, Lettings News

  What’s The Story? In the continuous battle to ensure the changes to letting fees are carried out in a fair and more positive manner, ARLA, have been at the forefront of negotiating how the fees ban can be approached in different ways. Although it appears the government...

Banning letting agent fees paid by tenants
Date: 7/4/17 Category: Landlord Advice, Lettings News

What’s The Update? The banning letting agent fees paid by tenants, a consultation paper was released today (7th April) from the Government. What is it? Essentially, this consultation paper consists of; a current overview of the rental sector and how present procedures, practices and...

Changes to procedures and penalties for landlords
Date: 31/3/17 Category: Landlord Advice, Lettings News

It has been confirmed that the Government will be implementing new procedures and penalties that will apply to Landlords across England as of the 6th April These new developments include changes to the processes involved in fining or prosecuting Landlords for not complying with the rules and...

The average cost of renting across the UK
Date: 20/3/17 Category: Lettings News

A snapshot into the average cost of renting across the UK. Statistics Source: #mc_embed_signup{background:#a5ce39; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } /* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your site...

Housing White Paper
Date: 7/2/17 Category: Lettings News

Housing White Paper, The Factors Which Affect The Rental Sector With the highly anticipated release of the Housing White Paper, it is certain that we will see changes across the country within the housing market. The Housing White Paper has addressed and offered actions for a numerous amount...

Autumn Statement
Date: 1/12/16 Category: Lettings News

With the recent announcement from the Chancellor in regard to the ban on letting agent fees, unsurprisingly there has been a lot of comment, and retaliation from agents and industry bodies. There will be a consultation period launched by the Department for Communities and Local Government before...

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