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Are deposit disputes a thing of the past?

Sadly, the answer is no and many agents will profess to losing a deposit dispute with a tenant before because they didn’t have enough evidence to prove their case. They will also remember how their landlord client reacted… Despite deposit protection being … Continue reading

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Where do your gas and fire safety duties lie?

Both Gas Safety Week and Fire Door Safety Week take place between 14-20 September this year. As the date is fast approaching we thought it might be a good idea to refresh your memory about the two issues and offer … Continue reading

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Right to rent checks: agents, don’t fret

Richard Price, Executive Director at UKALA, outlines ‘right to rent’ checks for agents and offers some practical advice on complying with the new law. A collective sigh of relief from agents and landlords echoed through most of the UK in … Continue reading

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Are landlords really out for revenge?

Richard Price, Executive Director of UKALA outlines the flaws with the Tenancies (Reform) Bill and the issue of so called ‘revenge’ evictions. Revenge: noun – the action of hurting or harming someone in return for an injury or wrong suffered … Continue reading

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The industry must take this opportunity to jump, without being pushed

Richard Price, Executive Director of UKALA, on why agent redress gives the lettings industry a chance to change perceptions. There’s been a head of steam building up of late and it’s focussed right on private housing and agents in particular. … Continue reading

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