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Lettings Fee Ban Consultation – Agent deadline approaching

19 May, 20170 Comments
The consultation paper for the Tenancy Fee ban across England was released last month, inviting agents to respond on whether the penalty should be £5,000, £30,000 or a banning order by June 2nd 2017. It was announced in the last Autumn Statement that a ban on letting agents charging fees to tenants would be introduced
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As county court judgments soar by 35% rent guarantee demand increases

18 May, 20170 Comments
New figures released this week highlight the growing concern over rapid increases in household spending over the last 2 years fuelled by extra borrowing, especially across the UK’s private rented sector. The alarming statistics collated by the Registry Trust reveal that nearly 300,000 debt judgments have been filed against individuals in England and Wales in the first
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South Wales Estate Agent Set to Open Third Branch

16 May, 20170 Comments
As we enter our 8th year in business, we wanted to take the time to thank the continuous help and support of Welsh Estate Agency Rybec Homes – as well as congratulate them on the latest news that they’re in the process of opening a third estate agency branch. With sales and lettings branches already
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A big THANK YOU …

12 May, 20170 Comments
As we enter our 8th year in business, we just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who has been joining, referencing, letting their property, obtaining rent guarantee insurance, posting in the forums and generally spreading the word about our proactive website. Because of YOU TenantReferencingUK.com’s website traffic Alexa.com now ranks higher than
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New accreditation scheme protecting private tenants from rogue landlords

05 May, 20170 Comments
Over the last 6 months 51 landlords have completed an unprecedented training and accreditation scheme in North Somerset, which they believe will protect good tenants and enable their local authority to effectively target ‘rogue’ landlords across the district. Since the first National Landlords Code of Excellence (NLCE UK) training day took place in November 2016 over 60 landlords and letting
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Old enough to fight for their country, but not to get housing help – Housing Benefit axed for 18-21 year olds

27 March, 20170 Comments
As the younger generation find it harder and harder to get onto the property ladder, from this weekend Housing Benefit will be axed for 18-21 year-olds. Ministers have decided to go ahead with potentially catastrophic plans to force young unemployed people to live with their parents or pay their own rent, first unveiled by Cameron and
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