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letting agent fees

Autumn Statement 2016: New era for Landlords as Lettings agent fees to be banned

23 November, 20160 Comments
Lettings agents are set to be banned from charging fees to tenants under plans to be announced by the chancellor in his Autumn Statement, from 12:30pm today. Tenants can be charged fees for a range of administration, including reference, credit and immigration checks. Philip Hammond is expected to say that shifting the cost to landlords will save
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When letting agents can’t charge the tenant, landlords what will you do?

13 June, 20160 Comments
Rent fees in England and Wales are a step closer to being scrapped, as a petition opposing letting agents’ fees has now gathered over 250,000 signatures. Started by the features editor of online youth magazine The Debrief, Vicky Spratt says letting agency fees in England are “totally unregulated” in contrast to Scotland; where they are now
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Does OFT report spell death for the UK letting agent?

15 February, 20130 Comments
The OFT have published a report identifying several consumer protection issues in the lettings market. As part of this report, the OFT analysed nearly 4,000 complaints made by people renting a home as well as those letting out a property. It found that both tenants and landlords were concerned about fees and charges levied by
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