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Spot the money launderer

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In the rush to hit sales targets it can be hard for agents to watch out for money laundering clients. But, says Nigel Lewis, HMRC is on the warpath to get all…

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Love thy neighbour

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Falling out with neighbours is a bad idea, says Andrew Symington, so leaseholders need to tread carefully and understand the implications of shared freeholds.

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Professional Negligence

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Oliver Wharmby, of Lonsdale Insurance Brokers, discusses the professional risks associated with letting and managing residential property.

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A change of plan

It’s official, says John Bosworth, Partner and Head of Planning at Ashfords LLP – the change of use rules regarding commercial to residential are now permanent.

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Boarder control

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Twelve key questions about tenants’ right to rent are answered by specialist immigration lawyer Mark Lilley-Tams.

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Knock knock…

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Evicting a problem tenant? A wave of new legislation slammed into the lettings industry last year and there’s more to come. What, asks Nigel Lewis, does it mean for landlords and agents…

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Jeremy Leaf

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We have a housing crisis. A new Housing and Planning Bill is working its way through Parliament, but will it work and what will happen to property prices? asks Jeremy Leaf.

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Be alarmed, be safe!

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Agents and landlords need to act now on the new fire regulations says Michael Portman, MD, LetRisks

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The definition of Redress

Do you ever feel like the world is ganging up on you? Sales and letting agents are the whipping-boy of the property industry, they have to belong to an approved redress scheme…

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