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Leasehold Reform Bill published

13 May 2021

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Changes to notice periods for evictions

12 May 2021

The UK Government has announced that from 1 June 2021 notice periods in England that are currently six months, will now be reduced to four months. Read More...

Virtual Right to Rent checks extended

12 May 2021

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The Queens Speech 2021: four key issues for property agents

11 May 2021

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New President set to lead the way for 2020

Tuesday 21 January 2020

After a vigorous selection process, today (21 January), Angela Davey has been appointed to take ARLA Propertymark forward in 2020 as its next President.

ARLA Propertymark Board Member and Regional Representative, Angela Davey, has assumed the Presidency Elect and will be bringing her expertise as ARLA Propertymark President in June.

With the vast amount of change in legislation across the UK, Angela’s 30 years industry experience in Wales will arm ARLA Propertymark with valuable insight.

Angela started her career in the industry in 1990 as Lettings Manager at Royal Insurance Property Services and soon became an ARLA Propertymark member.

In 2003, Angela was appointed Head of Lettings and Property Management at Peter Alan and last year launched the PA Black Lettings brand which specialises in high-end rentals. Angela is also accredited to deliver Rent Smart Wales approved training.

David Cox

Angela Davey
ARLA Propertymark President Elect

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I’m honoured to have been appointed President Elect. 2020 marks thirty years as an ARLA Propertymark member, and I am looking forward to giving back to the association that has helped me so much during my career.

The sector has changed significantly over the years and I intend to help the industry navigate the inevitable changes that will come during my Presidency.

David Cox

Phil Keddie
ARLA Propertymark President

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I welcome Angela into the ARLA Propertymark Presidential Team. Angela brings a wealth of knowledge from her years in the industry, and her unique insight into how the Regulation of Property Agents (RoPA) will develop as we move towards a regulated industry in England will be invaluable, based on her experience with Rent Smart Wales.



The 25th ARLA Propertymark Conference takes place on 2 September 2020 and is a vital forum to get up to date on a host of topical issues, keep abreast of changing legislation and network with colleagues in the industry.

The 2019 Conference was attended by some 1000 delegates representing letting industry professionals and sold out several weeks before the event. 

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The Presidential Team will be heading across the country and coming to a Regional Meeting near you soon.

If you’re new to the industry or haven’t yet attended one of Propertymark’s Regional Conferences, here’s why attendees and speakers urge people to come along.