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Products & Services

So they claim…

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The lettings industry is being forced to defend itself ever more against litigious clients. So what are the main areas of concern – and risk – for agents?

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Products & Services

Safe deposits

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In April next year it will be ten years since compulsory deposit protection was introduced. So are the deposit protectors doing a good job?

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Regulation & Law

Possession is nine-tenths of the law

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But which law? A landmark ruling on possession has put the Housing Act ahead of human rights law as Laura Checkley, a partner at Pemberton Greenish LLP, explains.

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Housing Market

The ticking timebomb

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What’s next for the buy-to-let market? London landlords are playing a high-risk game that will undoubtedly leave casualties.

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Housing Market

BREXIT – the die is cast…

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…the chips are down, but, after the initial chaos, where do we go from here? Andrea Kirkby asks, “Are the property markets in peril?”

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Agencies & People

The identity parade

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Can you smell a wrong ’un? How can really you be sure that you know that your prospective tenants are who they say they are and will behave as they should?

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Housing Market

No use empty

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Everyone is crying out about the housing crisis but we have 610,000 empty homes that are no use to anyone, says Steve Grimshaw, Project Manager for No Use Empty.

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Agencies & People

Can Coldwell Banker crack the UK?

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The US-based franchise network has its sights on the UK prime property market so should the blue-chips be worried? Coldwell Banker GB’s Director Stuart White talks to Nigel Lewis.

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Housing Market

Regional report

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Each month we visit three agents across the country to discover what is happening in their businesses and local markets. This month we meet members of The Guild of Professional Estate Agents…

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