Regulation of Property Agents Report

Filed in Breaking News by on 19th July, 2019 0 Comments

A report produced by a working group made up of industry and consumer experts and chaired by Lord Best has just been released. The report contains recommendations for government on a new regulatory framework for property agents. This report can be accessed by clicking here.

The report and it’s recommendations will be of interest to landlords who employ a letting agent, letting agents and also professional bodies such as BALMA, NALS, ARLA etc.

Whilst the recommendations of the report will be considered as welcome by many landlords and property professionals the question of how, if introduced, any new legislation will be enforced by already overstretched Local Authorities.

 

 

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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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