Make sure that your repairs process doesn't impact on your ability to service Section 21 notices

Tuesday 21 April 2015

If you fail to follow the correct process for managing repairs brought in under the Deregulation Act 2015, you may not be able to serve a Section 21 notice.

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Consumer Rights Act 2015 - publicising fees

Monday 20 April 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 will make it a legal requirement for letting agents in England to publicise details of their fees, whether or not they are a member of a Client Money Protection scheme and which redress scheme they have joined.

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Competition Law

Monday 20 April 2015

ARLA members should be aware that we have received an advisory letter from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in relation to Agents Mutual/On the Market and a potential infringement of competition law.

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Fight for power begins in earnest

Friday 17 April 2015

It’s been a key week in the fight for who will hold or indeed share power for the next five years, with all of the major political parties releasing their manifestos and setting out their policies for housing reform.

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VAT advertising advice for residential property professionals

Thursday 09 April 2015

Following an ASA ruling in November 2014 relating to how residential property services should include VAT, the Committee for Advertising Practice (CAP) have issued advice:

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ARLA 2015 OVER, EYES TO 2016

Tuesday 07 April 2015

This year’s ambitious conference was a roaring success, full of high profile speakers, debate and lots of exciting announcements.

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ARLA Legal Helpline launched

Tuesday 07 April 2015

As those of you who attended the ARLA regional conference last week will already know, ARLA has now officially announced its new legal helpline available to all members.

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Septic tanks and sewage plants

Tuesday 07 April 2015

As part of ongoing efforts to improve water quality and reduce pollution, the Government has introduced new rules that simplify the way septic tanks and small sewage treatment plants are regulated in England.

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Primary Authority reaches milestone

Wednesday 01 April 2015

Since Primary Authority was introduced in mid-2014, the take up has been good with agents keen to make their life easier with this free member benefit.

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Voting opens soon

Wednesday 01 April 2015

As the pace picks up for campaigning for the General Election in May, it's important not to forget another important election coming up - the 2015 election of NAEA and ARLA Presidential Teams, and NFoPP Board Members!

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