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RICS sets standard in property measurement

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An international coalition, including RICS, has launched a property measurement standard for floor space to benefit residential property investors, developers, real estate agents, professionals and ultimately consumers. This new international measurement standard…

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New custodial deposit schemes launched

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There is now a wider choice of schemes for landlords and lettings agents to protect their tenants’ deposits. Until now, the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) was the only choice for those wanting…

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New Presidents take the reins

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ARLA and the NAEA have welcomed their new presidential teams for the year ahead. Nik Madan succeeds Peter Savage as President of ARLA, and Sally Lawson is appointed ARLA’s President Elect. Nik…

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#VentYourRent campaign builds

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Vent your rent: How bad is your home? Very bad, according to tenants contributing to a social media campaign launched by Generation Rent.

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The UK Apartment Association (UKAA) launches

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Homes that were designed and built specifically for the rental market used, generally, to be called council houses. Not any more, councils gave way to housing associations who do indeed still build…

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More landlords using letting agents, research shows

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The doom mongers who said escalating costs for landlords created by the recent tax squeeze and the looming letting fees ban would encourage more to self-manage appear to be wrong. Research by the…

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