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Priorities and opportunities for the PRS in Greater Manchester discussed

Tuesday 17 July 2018

Earlier in the month, ARLA Propertymark attended a seminar hosted by the Greater Manchester Authority on local priorities and opportunities for the Private Rented Sector in the City region. Also, in attendance were representatives from industry bodies, housing providers, local authorities and Shelter. Read More...


Client accounting - what, when, how and who

Tuesday 17 July 2018

As a principle, partner or director enthusiasm and good software are not the only requirements when it comes to you operating a successful lettings business. With constant changes in landlord and tenant legislation, amendments to rules and regulations regarding the handling and protection of client money, keeping up with the workload can prove difficult. Read More...




Rent Pressure Zones in Scotland: Will we see one soon?

Monday 16 July 2018

Rent Pressure Zones (RPZs) created a stir amongst the Private Rented Sector when they were first announced as part of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016, with local authorities across the nation keen to investigate what this meant to them and whether it was the right thing to introduce to their area. Read More...


What are Labour's Healthy Homes proposals?

Tuesday 10 July 2018

On the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service, the Labour Party announced plans to marry health with housing, in the form of ‘Healthy Home Zones’. Read More...




Connected and Autonomous Vehicles - what could the future hold?

Monday 09 July 2018

Previously considered to be the territory of science fiction, the development of fully autonomous vehicles is progressing rapidly and with £109 million of funding invested by the Government for research, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) could be on the road sooner than you expect. Read More...


Tower Hamlets Council leads the way for enforcement against rogues

Monday 09 July 2018

Tower Hamlets have shown that they are a council that means business, by getting tough on the rogue landlords and letting agents who blight the reputation of the industry and make tenants' lives a misery by not adhering to laws that are in place to protect private renters. Read More...


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