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Agents given false documents and identities by members of drug ring

Thursday 05 December 2019

Four men who headed up a drug ring property plot saw ordinary homes turned into illegal farms after providing false documents and identities to rent out the houses. Read More...


Rent costs hit record high - 2019 trends

Wednesday 04 December 2019

Propertymark has analysed its lettings and sales data to reveal trends from the year. The private rented sector has seen sharp rent increases due to the tenant fees ban, an outflow of landlords from the market, and Brexit uncertainty. Read More...




The Cloud

Wednesday 04 December 2019

You will often hear technology companies refer to ‘the cloud’, whether it be cloud computing, cloud storage or even cloud software, but what does the cloud really mean? Ross Jezzard ARLA Propertymark Board Member, takes a look. Read More...


Battery-powered smoke alarms failed in more than a third of property fires

Monday 02 December 2019

The Local Government Association (LGA) is urging people, including landlords, to test their smoke alarms due to recent analysis which showed nearly two thirds of battery-powered alarms failing in England last year. Read More...




Major GDPR fine sends warning to property professionals

Thursday 28 November 2019

UK agents should take stock of their data collection and retention procedures, following the news that a Berlin property company has been fined more than €14.5m (£12.4m) due to a GDPR breach. Read More...


Landlord hit with £60,000 fines for substandard properties

Thursday 28 November 2019

A Yorkshire property owner has been hit with court fines for a fourth time for failing to properly manage his rental properties. Read More...


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Tenant Fees Toolkit Wales

To help members comply with Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act we have launched our ‘Tenant Fees Toolkit’. The toolkit will help to ensure your compliance with this complex piece of legislation by supporting you through every step of the transition and beyond. Read More...

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