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Council launches rating system for letting agents


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4 Mar 2019

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A Devon council has launched a letting agents grading system similar to the ratings used to assess food hygiene in restaurants.

 

Agents who sign up to Teignbridge Council’s Property Agent Rating Scheme (PARS) are able to display their rating with window stickers and certificates as well as on their websites....

Nine out of 11 regions in Britain see drop in total rent


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25 Feb 2019

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Nine out of 11 regions in Britain saw a fall in their total rent bill over the last year - the first in 10 years, a new survey has found.

 

Despite average rents rising 0.4% in 2018, fewer people renting homes meant the total rent bill shrank by £1.9 billion since 2017....

New law will give tenants the right to sue landlords


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18 Feb 2019

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A new law that allows tenants to sue landlords over 'unfit' homes will come into effect next month.

 

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act comes will become law on March 20th and means landlords can be taken to court if they don't complete necessary home repairs....

Letting agents: should you outsource?


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11 Feb 2019

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With the letting fee ban looming, agents are looking for ways to save money.

 

Could outsourcing be an effective way to improve and streamline your service with fewer costs and overheads?

 

Outsourcing is more than simply a recruitment stop gap. Outsourcing time-consuming, non-core business tasks such as rent collection, vetting tenants, organising repairs and tenancy administration, allows you to concentrate on growing your business....

Tenant Fees Bill to come into force in June


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4 Feb 2019

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Changes to letting fees will come into force in England on 1 June 2019, the government has announced.

 

The Tenant Fees Bill, which will bring in a wealth of changes to the buy-to-let sector including outlawing letting fees, had its third reading in the House of Lords last week and is set to be given Royal Assent soon....