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Letting agents' fee ban consultation gets icy reception from industry bodies

The timing of the consultation on the ban on letting agent fees in England, announced out of the ...

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Expert advise to Agents and Landlords over carbon monoxide alarms

Letting Agent Today has been contacted by the Council of Gas Detection and Environmental Monitori...

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Number of tenancy deposit disputes reaches record high

The number of tenancy deposit disputes reached a record high in 2015-16, but still represents onl...

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Section 21 notices just got harder

Big changes to section 21 notices coming into effect in October 2015. There is plenty to think a...

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Landlords at risk if they carry out their own inventories

The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) is warning landlords that they are exposin...

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Squatting becomes an offence on September 1st 2012

A new offence of squatting in a residential building comes into force next weekend (1st Septe...

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Agent who failed to protect deposits banned from being director

Tuesday 17th July 2012 A letting agent who failed to protect tenants' deposits and owed landlord...

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Rental homes set to be subject to council tax as soon as they fall empty

Thursday 26th July 2012 New plans to give local authorities power to charge council tax on homes...

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Council landlord prosecuted over gas safety certificates failure

Tuesday 17th July 2012 A local council neglected to carry out annual gas safety checks on proper...

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TDS will protect tenants but not landlords of collapsed agent

Thursday 12th July 2012 The Tenancy Deposit Scheme has said categorically that no tenants will l...

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Percentages of deposits returned and reasons

Why is legislation needed? The return of a deposit at the end of a tenancy is by no means guaran...

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