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Tenancy deposit deadline day

Letting agents and property managers are being encouraged to urge landlords to check that their tenants’ deposits have been stored in a Government-protected scheme by the close of play today (Tuesday 23rd…

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New protection for tenants and landlords

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Letting agents are now required to publish full details of the fees they charge. In addition, agents are also obliged to state whether or not they are a member of a client…

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Regulation of the letting agents needed, says CEO

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The newly elected Conservative Government should make the regulation of letting agents a priority in a bid to deal with unscrupulous letting agencies and help improve standards in the industry, according to…

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Stress in the PRS

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11,000 tenant evictions in three months – will the problems for landlords and tenants worsen in 2015, asks Paul Shamplina of Landlord Action.

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Using tenant deposits

Christopher Hamer, The Property Ombudsman

Over the years, I have received a number of complaints about agents, often instructed on a tenant find only basis, who have not forwarded the tenant’s deposit to the landlord, as they…

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Why bother with reference checks?

Sheila Manchester

Many landlords, and some agents, fail to run reference checks before tenants move in. Sheila Manchester explains their importance in today's market.

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