Tag Archives: UKALA

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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Deregulation Act: what have we learned?

After the passing of the Deregulation Act deposits deadline recently, Richard Price, Executive Director of UKALA, is in a contemplative mood. At long last On Tuesday 23rd June, as if you all needed reminding, the deadline to protect deposits that … Continue reading

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UKALA award first agency accreditation

Scott Castle Lettings has become one of the first agents to achieve UKALA Agency Accreditation. The family run business, which was founded in 1982 by Michael Scott, manages approximately five hundred units of rented properties in Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch and … 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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