Propertymark's Client Money Protection Scheme Secures Government Approval

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Propertymark has received formal Approval from the Housing Minister, Heather Wheeler MP, to operate a Government-authorised Client Money Protection (CMP) Scheme. The Government has committed to requiring all property agents in the private rented sector to obtain membership of an approved CMP scheme by 1st April 2019 and the many thousands of Propertymark Protected members will now be covered.

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Scottish Parliament Approves Budget

Friday 22 February 2019

Holyrood has voted yesterday (21 February 2019) to pass the Scottish Government’s Budget for the next financial year.

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Client Accounting and the Annual Accountant Report – There Is Another Way

Monday 18 February 2019

So, you’ve refined your business idea, come up with a business plan, and your lettings agency is now in full swing. However, what you never anticipate in those daydream days of business building, is the amount of administration you will need to complete.

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Tenant Fees Act passes in to law

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Following a long and enduring process, legislation banning most tenant fees in England received Royal Assent today.

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Have you provided your tenants and landlords a copy of the Letting Agent Code of Practice?

Tuesday 12 February 2019

If you're an agent operating in Scotland and the answer is no, then you'd better be prepared for a First Tier Tribunal decision against you as illustrated by a recent case highlighted below.

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Could you be the voice of the industry?

Monday 11 February 2019

We are delighted to launch our search for the next ARLA Propertymark Vice President and NAEA Propertymark Vice President (VP).

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The dangers of renting through social media

Tuesday 05 February 2019

We catch up with ARLA Propertymark representative for Kent, David Votta, who gives his perspective about the dangers of renting property through social media.

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London landlords leave market in their droves

Friday 01 February 2019

London letting agent branches each saw an average of six landlords sell their properties and exit the market in December, our Private Rented Sector report found.

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