Tenant Fees Ban!

Filed in Breaking News, Landlords by on 7th April, 2017 2 Comments

 Click here for a copy of the Draft Tenant Fees Bill.

The Tenant Fees Ban Bill will impact Letting Agents and Landlords who charge their tenants fees.

The government has announced the introduction of this Bill in June 2019.

 

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Rob Crawford is the chairman of the Association of Local Landlords (Wessex). Rob is a practicing landlord with a property portfolio that includes small private residential properties and HMO's. Rob is a qualified letting agent and former owner of Kingfisher Lettings & Management. He is now a share holder of the successful online lettings company Lettingsupermarket.com.

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  1. Felix Moore says:

    As a landlord I charge no fees to prospective tenants – however our letting agent may do so and will need to make a profit from managing my properties – I would rather the tenants paid a fee for this rather than increasing the sum I pay the agent…

  2. Rob Crawford says:

    Hi Felix, thanks for your e-mail. Please do ensure you reflect this in your response to the consultation paper. If you intend to increase the rent to cover this inevitable additional cost to you. please also mention this. Thanks Rob

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