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Double-edged sword as cost of student lets rises

10 December 2018

Universities across the UK have seen student numbers escalate over recent years and they had to turn to the private sector to help ensure supply of accommodation. According to a report released last week by Unipol and National Union of Students (NUS), this has been a double-edged sword, bringing both benefits to students, and cost implications. Read More...

Replace or repair? A deposit adjudication case study

10 December 2018

Tenancy Deposit Scheme’s (TDS) Assistant Director of Dispute Resolution, Sandy Bastin, looks at a recent case where both sides of the dispute disagreed on whether the deduction should be for replacement or repairs. Read More...

Is your client money really protected?

06 December 2018

If money is taken out of your client account without your knowledge is that a crime? I’m sure as a member of Propertymark and subscriber to their CMP scheme your answer is going to be “Yes, of course it is!”. Read More...

The real horrors of Halloween

Friday 27 October 2017

Gas Safe logos are now available to ARLA Propertymark members in sticker form for you to display in your offices.

The stickers have been designed by Gas Safe specifically for ARLA Propertymark members to allow you to promote safety messages to landlords and tenants and back up landlord messaging about the importance of quality maintenance, staying safe and using a Gas Safe registered engineer.

Order yours now from the logo display area of the ARLA Propertymark online shop.

There are strict rules in place concerning how the Gas Safe Register brand can be used and these stickers have been created as a result of our work in partnership with Gas Safe but we must stress that they are designed solely for use in your office or retail premises, they can not be displayed in other locations or vehicles.

Don’t forget that ARLA Propertymark also has a member's only fact sheet on Landlords’ Legal Responsibility for Gas Safety and there is a really useful infographic provided by Gas Safe.

The real Halloween horror story

This weekend Gas Safe will are launching an innovative Halloween themed carbon monoxide awareness campaign targeting students. Watch the short video below called 'The Silent Killer' which is designed to look like a trailer for the latest horror movie. They entice the audience in, going on to reveal who the silent killer is and what the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning are. It’s an intriguing watch and one that you might want to share.