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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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Nearly half of landlords may drop letting agents

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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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Housing crisis is deepening, says HomeOwners Alliance

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The proportion of renters who aspire to be home owners has started to reduce after several years of rising aspirations, a survey conducted by the HomeOwners Alliance has revealed. An additional 250,000…

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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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