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Has the London rental market topped out?

The pressures and costs of living in the capital are persuading many tenants to look elsewhere to live as demand within the London rental market ‘slides’, it has been claimed. According to the…

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Nearly half of landlords may drop letting agents

Forty seven percent of the 1.1 million landlords who use letting agents say they would self-manage their properties if their profits begin to fall following the taxation changes due to kick in…

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UKALA switches redress provider after review

Members of the UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA) will soon have to update their window stickers, websites and stationary with a new redress scheme provider, it has been announced. Following a review…

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PRS expels member

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Carter Stones Limited of 1A Connaught Road, Ilford, IG1 1RL has been expelled from the Property Redress Scheme...

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Property Ombudsman expulsions

The Property Ombudsman expulsions continue as four agencies feel the wrath of the largest residential estate agency Ombudsman. Four separate estate and letting agents have been expelled from membership of The Property Ombudsman…

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Traffic lights to show homes’ flood risk

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is urging estate agents and property websites to provide up-front information about flood risk, using a simple traffic-light style mark, as it reveals that fewer than…

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Record number of tenants secure rent reductions

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The number of people securing rent reductions rose to three percent of all tenants during August, the highest number since the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) began keeping records. “The rising…

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