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Do letting agents face problems or a wake-up call for creativity?(Posted On: 07/02/2019)

With the market facing so many changes in a short space of time, letting agents could be forgiven for feeling a little apprehensive about their 2019 prospects in an already volatile market. We spoke to one independent estate agent, about the upcoming changes and what they mean for his business.

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The Property Redress Scheme commends Government decision on reform(Posted On: 25/01/2019)

Yesterday, the fate of existing redress organisations, including The Property Redress Scheme (PRS), was decided when the Government announced their decision on the proposed reform.

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A review of 2018 and preview of 2019 for letting agents (Posted On: 17/12/2018)

It’s safe to say that 2018 has presented yet more challenges for the private rented sector and with further change on the horizon it is important that agents prepare for what’s ahead in 2019 to ensure they remain competitive and compliant.

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How can letting agents attract new landlords and retain existing landlords? (Posted On: 05/11/2018)

These are turbulent times for letting agents; traditional operators face multiple challenges associated with a chaotic housing market, increased legislation and growing online competition. Paul Shamplina, Director at Hamilton Fraser and founder of Landlord Action, has provided some tips for letting agents looking to succeed in today’s challenging climate and explored how they can attract new landlords and retain existing landlords.

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“Sound and Fury” The conference season comes to a close(Posted On: 09/10/2018)

Head of Redress, Sean Hooker gives his opinions on the political party conference season and how this year's announcements may influence the property sector in the future.

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What to do when tenancies go wrong(Posted On: 09/10/2018)

When tenancies go wrong the agent is most likely to get the blame. Find out what can be done to prevent tenancies going wrong and retaining your landlord if they do here >

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Tenant Fees and Holding Deposits - The Importance of Being Earnest 2(Posted On: 05/09/2018)

So September has arrived and of course that means that kids go back to school and Parliament and politicians, return to Westminster to resume their travails of leading and legislating.

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The Importance of being Reasonable(Posted On: 16/08/2018)

When Oscar Wilde penned his famous farce the “Importance of being Earnest”, he laconically subtitled it a “Trivial Comedy for Serious People”.

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The PRS is celebrating signing up its 9,000th member. (Posted On: 10/08/2018)

The Property Redress Scheme is celebrating signing up its 9,000th member.

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One Ombudsman to rule them all - but who will this protect?(Posted On: 27/07/2018)

OS:P has also called for a simplification of the “baffling patchwork” of consumer redress in the sector. Not surprisingly they offer themselves as the solution with ambitions to be the all-embracing super ombudsman.

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Do letting agents face problems or a wake-up call for creativity?

With the market facing so many changes in a short space of time, letting agents could be forgiven f...

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The Property Redress Scheme commends Government decision on reform

Yesterday, the fate of existing redress organisations, including The Property Redress Scheme (PRS),...

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