New Government body for agents - will it raise standards?

Posted on 21/01/2019

The latest stage in the Government’s plans to regulate the property sector is a new body to oversee all lettings, management and sales agents – what happens next and how could it affect you?

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Are we getting closer to leasehold reform?

Posted on 15/09/2017

With an All Party Parliamentary Group calling for leasehold reform and the Government announcing measures to ban the sale of new-build properties as leaseholds, will the leasehold sector undergo a complete revamp?

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Mandatory Client Money Protection: An update

Posted on 30/09/2016

Client Money Protection (CMP), the initiative which safeguards landlords and tenants' funds held by letting agents, remains a voluntary choice for letting agents, more recent developments however, have seen mandatory CMP move ever closer

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Will the new Cabinet rethink housing?

Posted on 21/09/2016

Theresa May has been Prime Minister for over two months now. And while it'll still take some time for her to put her own stamp on the future of the country, we thought it’d be interesting to see how May, her new Chancellor Phillip Hammond and Housing Minister Gavin Barwell aim to tackle housing and the Private Rented Sector (PRS) over the coming months and years.

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