5 Search Results for letting agents

Agents must close branches warns Ministry of Housing

https://www.tiltorigin.com/blog/agents-must-close-branches-warns-ministry-of-housing/

Despite letting agents voicing concerns that they need to keep their businesses open to look after elderly tenants and organise emergency repairs, a senior civil servant has expressed the view that they are not essential services and should therefore close...


Coronavirus update: agents and landlords must wait three months before evictions can start

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The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, told parliament yesterday that the 20 million people living in the UK’s private rented sector would be protected from evictions until the Coronavirus abates. Landlords and letting agents must now wait three months before...


ARLA warns that Coronavirus could result in agent prosecutions

https://www.tiltorigin.com/blog/arla-warns-that-coronavirus-could-result-in-agent-prosecutions/

Letting agents sticking to Coronavirus protocols could be in danger of breaking the law. The warning originated from ARLA who have sought clarification from the Government on how to deal with the Coronavirus crisis, particularly with tenants who are self-isolating....


Agents oblivious to changes in WhatsApp rules

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Thousands of estate and letting agents who use the free version of WhatsApp on their mobile devices to communicate with clients risk prosecution by WhatsApp. The use of WhatsApp within the property sector is now widespread, but many users are...


Battle against ‘No DSS’ adverts intensifies

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Two single mothers have won legal battles against letting agents who refused to rent them properties as they were in receipt of housing benefit. Amanda Staples and Emma Loffler both won out-of-court settlements on the grounds of indirect discrimination when...