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What do landlords need to know about the Tenant Fees Act?

After first being announced in late 2016, the tenant fees ban – known officially as the Tenant Fees Act – is effective from June 1 2019. This means letting agents and landlords are no longer be able to charge upfront fees and the deposits they can take from tenants are capped. For landlords, it’s vitally […]

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Is your letting agent compliant with the latest regulations?

When renting out your home through a letting agency, it’s important to work with a firm which takes its compliance responsibilities seriously. In recent years, government regulation of the private rental sector has increased significantly, meaning landlords – and letting agents working on their behalf – have more compliance obligations than ever before. Penalties for […]

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Richmond and the surrounding areas – a house price update

If you’re selling your home, or looking to list it very soon, you’ll want to know how your local area is performing in terms of house price growth. A popular, desirable and high-demand area, with steadily rising home values to boot, is likely to improve your chances of selling with relative ease and for the […]

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Why landlords should partner with a good local letting agent

As a local estate agent which deals heavily in lettings, it won’t be a surprise to know that we fully encourage tenants to use an agent when they are trying to find a place to live. But it’s always good to have this conviction backed up. And the latest State of the Property Nation research […]

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Five things London tenants want from their rental property

With the private rented sector continuing to grow, landlords are facing more competition than ever before as they let their rental properties. Because of this, it’s important that you do everything in your power to entice prospective tenants. While priorities might change dependant on whether you are renting to short or long-term tenants, here at […]

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