Home » Features » Regulation & Law

Features

Regulation & Law

How to Rent

How to Rent latest issue image

Increasing regulation makes it a challenge for agents and landlords to be compliant – especially, says Frances Burkinshaw, when the Government prints incorrect information!

Read More
Regulation & Law

The zero option

Agent indicating zero image

A raft of new products aims to replace tenancy deposits, Andrea Kirkby reviews the current offerings and where it may all end.

Read More
Regulation & Law

Tenancy law update: ASTs and ‘other’ lets

Signboards image

ASTs (Assured Shorthold Tenancies) were introduced in the Housing Act 1988; the Housing Act 1996 amended this legislation. Frances Burkinshaw discusses the impact on today’s lettings market.

Read More
Regulation & Law

More new regulations!

How to rent regulations image

Without a doubt, over the years some landlords have mistreated their tenants, says Frances Burkinshaw, which has had the effect of beginning to spoil business for the good landlords.

Read More
Regulation & Law

Holiday Lets and the Law

Tenancy Agreement image

The use of the term ‘Holiday Let’ is often misused and is bandied about as a heading for a ‘Short Let’ – but this could prove very dangerous in certain circumstances as…

Read More
Regulation & Law

Summed up: letting industry legal changes

Regulation image

The Government chose April Fools’ Day to announce stricter regulations for letting and managing agents – but, says Jeremy Leaf, it’s being taken very seriously.

Read More