More choice for agents and landlords with the launch of TDS Custodial

Friday 19 February 2016

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is delighted to announce the launch on 1 April 2016 of a new custodial deposit protection scheme in England and Wales.

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Exclusive new ARLA and NAEA membership benefit from Agent Assure

Friday 19 February 2016

As an ARLA member we are pleased to inform you about some exciting news from Agent Assure, the official insurance broking partner of ARLA.

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Live Right to Rent Webinar

Friday 19 February 2016

David Cox, ARLA MD will be taking part in a live Q & A webinar on Right to Rent hosted by Right Move.

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Did you know about the new legislation to assist home businesses in Wales?

Friday 19 February 2016

Changes came into force in England and Wales on 1 October 2015 to assist home businesses. Sections 35 and 36 of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment (SBEE) Act 2015 amend Part 2 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (Security of tenure for business, professional and other tenants).

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Sadiq Khan

Thursday 18 February 2016

Sadiq Khan, Labour party MP and London Mayor candidate last week re-iterated his commitment to affordable housing in London should he become Mayor, tweeting "As Mayor I'll set up a not-for-profit lettings agency, rejecting rip-off fees and offering secure, long-term rents".

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Mortgage and Landlord Possession Statistics - England and Wales

Wednesday 17 February 2016

The Ministry of Justice has released their quarterly figures showing Mortgage and Landlord Possession Statistics for England for the forth quarter of 2015.

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Scottish rate of income tax change

Friday 12 February 2016

The Scottish Rate of Income Tax (SRIT) comes into force on 6 April 2016, meaning some of the Income Tax paid by people living in Scotland will go to the Scottish government - at a rate set by the Scottish Parliament.

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Review of the role and regulation of the private rented sector in Northern Ireland

Friday 05 February 2016

Last month we told you about the review of the role and regulation of the private rented sector that the Department for Social Development were carrying out in Northern Ireland.

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Right to Rent checks and renewals

Thursday 04 February 2016

ARLA continues to work with the Home Office beyond last week’s rollout date for Right to Rent checks across England.

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ARLA response to HM Treasury Consultation on SDLT

Wednesday 03 February 2016

At the Spending Review and Autumn Statement last year, the Government announced their plans for a shake-up in housing and set out a Five Point Plan.

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Boris Boilers

Tuesday 02 February 2016

London Mayor Boris Johnson has just announced the capital’s first boiler replacement scheme. The London Boiler Cashback Scheme – launched today - is providing 6,500 of the capital’s home owners and accredited private landlords each with £400 cashback when they replace an old, inefficient boiler.

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Home buying barriers frustrate 1.7 million tenants

Tuesday 02 February 2016

One in three private tenants has put their plans to buy on hold and remained in rented accommodation longer than planned, according to Experian research.

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Buckle up for an adrenaline fuelled day of racing for charity

Thursday 28 January 2016

After the successful launch of the Agency Express Soapbox Challenge in 2015, Agency Express are bringing it back on 25 June 2016 at Penn House Estate, Buckinghamshire for a second year of fast paced fun and it’s all in aid of Agents Giving.

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