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Selling a rental property

Katrine Sporle
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"A landlord, who wanted to sell his rental property, complained to The Property Ombudsman about two issues: the estate agent’s viewing arrangements and their financial evaluation of the buyer, reports Katrine Sporle,…

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Fraudulent tenant references

Katrine Sporle
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"A landlord was concerned about the referencing of one particular tenant. He believed that the application was likely to be fraudulent and sought compensation from the agent, reports Katrine Sporle, The Property…

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TPO welcomes surveyors as members

Sheila Manchester
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The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has announced that it is now approved by the RICS to provide Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) on all surveying services provided to consumers.

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TPO Conference 2019

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The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme's annual conference is on 10th July 2019 at The NEC in Solihull. Discounted Early Bird tickets are available for a limited time only.

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Understanding the terms of an agency agreement

Katrine Sporle
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"Having signed a 16-week sole agency agreement, a sale was agreed but fell through and the sellers' niece bought the property. The agency charged the sellers the full commission. Unacceptable, says Katrine…

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