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Compulsory Client Money Protection legislation

Adam Walker
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As unintended consequences go, says Adam Walker, this tale of woe is a great illustration of how our lives and businesses can be dramatically disrupted without us doing anything wrong.

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Fit for human habitation?

Frances Burkinshaw

2019 arrived without much fanfare and already we are well over the festivities, but, says Frances Burkinshaw, are we all ready to take on the challenges that this year will bring?

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Rent controls in London…?

The Negotiator
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The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that he will develop a new blueprint for rent controls in the Capital.

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Tenant fees ban – just 135 days to go

Sheila Manchester
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Following the Third Reading in the House of Lords and the Bill is likely to receive Royal Assent in the coming weeks and come into force on 1st June.

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Tenancy law update: ASTs and ‘other’ lets

Frances Burkinshaw
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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.

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The tenant fees debacle

Carl Burgess
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The ban on tenant fees is, says Carl Burgess, Director at Winkworth Shepherd’s Bush, detrimental to those the Government is actually trying to help.

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Gazumping and the Government

Louise Jefferies
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Being gazumped is a worrying prospect for homebuyers, so many will be reassured by government plans to curtail it. However says Louise Jefferies, Director of Business Development at SDL Group, the measures…

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