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GDPR: Keep calm and carry out an audit

12 December 2017

With a major change to data protection legislation looming in May 2018, there is a growing chorus claiming there will be calamity over compliance. Tales of being fined €20m and losing the ability to market to your existing client database are somewhat exaggerated though. Neil Manito, Product Owner at Reapit, offers a measured view of what GDPR means to estate agency and lettings… Read More...

Propertymark Share Predictions for 2018

11 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE: As we approach the New Year, there are a number of hurdles on the horizon but scope to remain hopeful. With further interest rate rises expected, Brexit negotiations to overcome and the cost of living escalating, the property market could see significant changes. NAEA Propertymark and ARLA Propertymark share their predictions for the rental/buying market, looking ahead to 2018 Read More...

Can you help Syrian Refugees find a home?

08 December 2017

London councils are currently looking for landlords who could help house Syrian refugees. Many councils will even guarantee rent to landlords for the 24-month period and cover costs for void periods. 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.