Government Opens Consultation To Make Client Money Protection Mandatory

The Government has announced an open consultation into making client money protection mandatory for lettings agents. Depending on the responses, mandatory CMP could be added into the Housing and Planning Act 2016. Currently, under the Consumer Rights Act 2015, letting agents are requirement to display in their offices and on their websites their fees; whether […]

STUDENT RENTERS SURVIVAL GUIDE

The National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS) top tips for first-time renters Whether you’re off to university, or moving into your first flat-share, the National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS), a countrywide organisation trying to make renting safer, has some useful advice.   Do your research and use a professional There are a number letting agent bodies […]

Shelter Wales Launch Campaign Calling On The Welsh Government To Ban Letting Agent Fees In Wales

Shelter Wales have launched a campaign calling on the Welsh Government to ban letting agent fees in Wales.They carried out a mystery shop of 85 agents across Wales and they are publishing a report on the findings and launching an Assembly petition. The campaign is here   Isobel Thomson, Chief Executive of NALS said: “We want a […]