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Friday 17 February 2017

ARLA Propertymark agents Sawyer and Co are leading the way when it comes to offering their clients more reasons to list their property with them.

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Don't neglect your CPD - it's a vital part of membership

Friday 17 February 2017

One of the biggest concerns members have about CPD is the time and cost element. But even if you don't realise it, the chances are you are already learning and engaged with your job in ways that can be logged against your membership profile as CPD.

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Banning Orders - not open enough and no combined list

Friday 17 February 2017

ARLA Propertymark has recently responded to the Government’s consultation on what offences will constitute a banning order under the Housing and Planning Act 2016.

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Housing White Paper - how will it affect you?

Friday 17 February 2017

On 7 February 2017 the Government published its long awaited Housing White Paper entitled ‘Fixing our broken housing market’ with a number of issues outlining the Government’s plan to improve safeguards in the Private Rented Sector and make renting fairer for tenants.

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JCWI slams Right to Rent checks

Wednesday 15 February 2017

The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) have presented evidence which shows that Right to Rent checks are discriminating against British citizens.

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ARLA and NAEA launch Propertymark

Thursday 09 February 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) and National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) are today moving into a new era, altering their emphasis from industry facing licensing to consumer protection with the launch of Propertymark.

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ARLA and NAEA comment on the Government’s housing white paper

Tuesday 07 February 2017

NAEA and ARLA comment on the various areas covered in the Government's housing white paper.

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Private tenants in cold out of fear of eviction

Monday 06 February 2017

Housing tenants in the private rented sector are choosing to live in cold homes out of fear of high heating bills and losing their tenancy, according to new research by Sheffield Hallam University and funded by the Eaga Charitable Trust, an independent grant-giving trust committed to combatting fuel poverty.

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Rightmove to share market insights and data with NAEA and ARLA members

Friday 03 February 2017

PRESS RELEASE: National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) are pleased to announce they are working together with Rightmove, to offer more help and support to agents by sharing the latest market insight and keeping them up-to-date with new legislation for both sales and lettings.

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Landlord fined for failing to make safety improvements

Friday 03 February 2017

On 1 February 2017, a landlord who failed to comply with an Improvement Notice and carry out essential repairs to his property was ordered to pay fines and costs of more than £6,000 following an investigation by Bristol City Council.

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TDS put their money where their mouth is

Friday 03 February 2017

Staff at the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) have been building their knowledge of the world of residential lettings in a bid to improve customer experience.

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More councils introduce selecting licensing

Thursday 02 February 2017

In recent months the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has been contacted by local councils about their plans to introduce Selective Licensing schemes in various locations across the country. ARLA members can use our unique Fact Sheets to help you understand what this means.

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Latest figures reveal 1,141 letting agents licensed with Rent Smart Wales

Wednesday 01 February 2017

Figures from Rent Smart Wales reveal that as of 31 January 2017, 1,141 letting agents were licensed with Rent Smart Wales and 1,109 submitted agent licences are currently being assessed.

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ARLA submit views to HM Treasury for Spring Budget

Wednesday 01 February 2017

Last month ARLA submitted its views to HM Treasury for the Chancellor’s Spring Budget that is due to take place on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

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