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#ExpertView: Right to Rent

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Tenancy Deposit Scheme[https://www.tenancydepositscheme.com/] (TDS) partner organisation, Residential Landlords Association[https://news.rla.org.uk/] (RLA), campaigns to improve the private rented sector (PRS) for both landlords and tenants, engaging with policymakers at all levels of Government. Here, John Stewart, Policy Manager at RLA, explains the need for clarity on what a no deal Brexit could mean for EU nationals’ rights to rent.

Posted by John Stewart on 7 November 2018

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#ExpertView: Kate Faulkner discusses growth in the PRS and affordability

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In this week’s #ExpertView, property expert Kate Faulkner looks in to the reasons for growth in the private rented sector (PRS) and affordability.

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 30 October 2018

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#ExpertView: Tackling England's Empty Homes

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Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) partner organisation, Propertymark is a core member of a coalition for community investment formed by the charity Empty Homes, which launched in July 2018, and aims to combat the waste of long-term empty homes across England through community investment. Emily Carter, Policy and Campaigns Officer at Propertymark, explains.

Posted by Emily Carter on 16 October 2018

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#ExpertView: Landlords should be better informed of rights and responsibilities

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#ExpertView: Landlords should be better informed of rights and responsibilities

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 26 June 2018

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#ExpertView: Time for a Spring clean

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In this week’s #ExpertView, our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, goes through the latest updates for our Insured members.

Posted by Michael Morgan on 10 April 2018

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#ExpertView: TDS Academy Foundation Course

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A TDS member contacted us recently with a conundrum - how to give new staff members, some of whom were new to the lettings industry, a ‘crash course’ on tenancy deposit protection. So far so good – but they also wanted their colleagues to meet other letting agents and be able to compare experiences.

Posted by Christel Jones on 27 March 2018

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#ExpertView: Managing Customer Conflict

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Dealing with customer conflict is inevitable for property agents, so the Head of Property Agency and Property Law Division for MOL, Paul Jager, explores the most effective ways to manage these tricky situations in person.

Posted by Christel Jones on 13 March 2018

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#NewsStory: RLA reveals new identity

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The Residential Landlords Association today reveals its new corporate identity, as the home for landlords.

Posted by Christel Jones on 6 March 2018

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#ExpertView: Pets and Property

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The question of pets in rental homes is an emotive and complicated one. In this article, Sally Walmsley, editor of RLA's RPI magazine, looks at the recent Labour Party proposal on pets in rental properties.

Posted by Christel Jones on 6 March 2018

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#ExpertView: The Countdown to MEES

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It is now just two months until new rules concerning Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) come into force in April. From April, all PRS homes rented out as either new lets or renewals must have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). This will be extended to all existing...

Posted by Christel Jones on 13 February 2018

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