Posts tagged Letting Agents
Tenant Fees Act Guidance Issued

On the 12th February 2019 the Ministry of Housing announced the date that the Tenant Fees Act 2019 would become law on the 1st June 2019. Whilst drafts of what the Act would include had been published, the guidance was highly anticipated in order for Landlords, Letting Agents, Property Managers and Tenants to be aware of exactly what this new piece of Legislation would include.

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Hamilton Fraser approved as Client Money Protection Provider by Government

Property industry insurance and redress giant Hamilton Fraser has become the first company in the UK to gain official approval to operate a client money protection (CMP) scheme.

Hamilton Fraser, which has been operating the scheme since 2014, is now ready for April 1st when it becomes mandatory for all letting agents and property managers to sign up to CMP or face fines and sanctions for non-compliance.

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Stay Completely Compliant in Every Way

The interesting thing about Law is that you don’t actually realise how vast a topic it is until you start studying it with great attention to detail. Each area of Law has it’s “fascinating” element - Criminal Law, is apparently the most exciting, with Equity & Trusts being the most boring (hearsay), yet the Law of Tort has to be one of the most extensive and sort after by consumers and lawyers. From Trespass to the Person to Nuisance and Occupier’s Liability and everything in between, there is a lot to cover and a great deal to understand.

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What Letting Agents need to know about Domestic Abuse

Did you know that two million people are victims of domestic violence every year - or that two women die at the hands of a partner or ex-partner each week? Domestic abuse is an issue that affects everyone but, because of the unique knowledge they have about the living situations of their tenants, lettings agents could be in a position to help. 

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