Latest news round up for letting agents

Latest news round-up for letting agents

Posted on 17/11/2016

The private rented sector has been as busy as ever over the past few months, we've put together a roundup of the biggest news stories to affect the lettings industry...

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The London Living Rent - What could it mean for agents

Posted on 02/11/2016

Following Sadiq Khan's outline plans for his London Living Rent Scheme - we explore the potential impact this scheme could have on the private rented sector

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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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Profile of the typical buy-to-let investor

Posted on 22/08/2016

There are a lot of landlords in the UK these days. In fact, according to HM Revenue & Customs, there were almost two million back in 2013/2014. But what are the characteristics of the average landlord or buy-to-let investor?

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