What might the recently published Renters Reform Bill mean to you?

In this blog we pick out the key aspects of the long-awaited and now finally published Renters Reform Bill and highlight what they mean to landlords, agents and tenants. The bill has taken some five years to consult on and to refine, with its stated aim being to improve the leasehold system through increased regulation, […]

The Compliance Challenge for Independent Lettings Agents

Independent lettings agents play an important role in the property market, providing personalized services to landlords and tenants. However, when it comes to managing lettings compliance, these agents face several challenges that can be time consuming and potentially expensive to tackle consistently and effectively. This blog explores some of these challenges and suggests ways to […]

Damp, condensation and mould in residential property

A subject very much in the media at present, and one that many letting agent’s and landlords will have an increased focus on over the coming months is Damp, Condendation and Mould in residential properties.  We thought we would share the recent ARLA Propertymark guidance and factsheet on this matter, and we are more than […]

New Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Regulations from 1st October 2022

The government has published new guidance for landlords, agents, and tenants on the extended regulations on carbon monoxide and smoke alarms, which will come into force on 1st October 2022 in England. These amendments aim to “bring parity” between the social and private sectors “in respect of safety”.  WHAT ARE THE CHANGES? There are three key changes […]