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Estate Agents honest approach to filthy flat worked

Estate Agents honest approach to filthy flat worked

10 February, 20160 Comments
Estate agent, Rob Kahl’s very honest approach to selling the above flat in Westcliff-on-Sea seems to have paid off. The flat was so filthy that he told interested buyers viewing the property to “wipe your feet on the way out.” Mr Kahl’s honesty didn’t stop the flat from being sold, in fact it was sold within
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Information Commissioners Office

ICO tells agents to improve handling of personal data

01 February, 20160 Comments
Agents have been warned by an official watchdog for the way they handle clients’ personal data. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has now issued a report with a string of observations after visiting a series of letting and estate agents’ offices. The observations included: – Staff having little formal training in data protection; – Vendors, landlords and
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Shelter, Letting Agent Fees, Landlords

Shelter’s on the warpath over tenants letting agents’ fees again – who is fighting for landlords?

20 January, 20160 Comments
Shelter, a charity that campaigns for safe, secure, affordable homes for everyone has returned to the battle against letting agents’ fees this time in Wales. The charity claims that one in four renters who have used a letting agency in wales “have been charged excessive fees.” The website states: “Right now letting agents can charge
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Estate Agents under fire!

03 September, 20150 Comments
Back in April; Bristol tenants demonstrated outside CJ Hole offices after a letter from the Southville branch went viral. The letter was sent out to their landlords suggesting they put rents up caused fury among the cities renters and saw more than 11,500 sign a petition against the estate agents. Bosses from the Southville branch
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Homes for sale ‘at a new low’

13 August, 20150 Comments
Figures show that the UK property market is being ‘starved’ as the number of homes for sale is at a record low. Research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has found that the average estate agents now only has 47 houses for sale per branch; the lowest level since records began in 1978.
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DIY jobs for landlords to do this Easter

16 April, 20140 Comments
Many thanks to @rentonomy for allowing Landlord Referencing Services to share this with the LRS
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