Tag: client money protection

Cheering on professional letting agents

This year, 3,000 professional lettings agents across the UK unite for safeagent Awareness Week, 17-21 June 2019. Now in its eighth year, the awareness week celebrates the very best, professional agents in the private rented sector, who work to protect the consumer. safeagent’s focus has always been consumer protection, and it was their seven-year campaign […]

New rules to better protect renters’ money

All private rented property agents will have to sign up to a government-backed client money protection scheme protecting renters’ and landlords’ money under new laws unveiled today. Housing Minister Heather Wheeler MP has brought forward new legislation to strengthen protections for money held by property agents. Under the new regulations taking effect from 1 April, […]