Templates and forms
The main characteristics of a service occupancy are that the occupation of the property is closely linked to the occupier’s employment, they have a personal licence to occupy for so long as they are employed by the employer and that the service occupancy terminates automatically when the employment contract ends.
These common tenancy notices are Government prescribed forms available to download from their website. This resource offers a little more information into each one and where you need to go to download them.
Our Identity Verification Form will assist you in collecting the important information you need about the vendor. Use this form to tick off the appropriate checks and comply with the money laundering regulations.
This is a vital tool in ensuring you meet your legal obligations under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations, and can help reduce fall throughs where a buyer discovers an issue that can impact their decision to purchase.
Our Non-Housing Act Tenancy Agreement is an exclusive member benefit for ARLA Propertymark members. Use this contract if the rent exceeds £100,000 a year or where it is not the tenant’s main home.
Our ASTs are compliant with the Tenant Fees Act and we offer alternative versions depending on the deposit scheme you are registered with alongside a no deposit option.
This form will coincide with lenders changing their policies to be able to lend on properties in remediation schemes, or those covered by leaseholder protections. The changes to this form arise from the Building Safety Act 2022 which came into force on 28 June 2022.
The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 brings together several complex pieces of legislation into a single legal framework. We worked closely with the Welsh Government to help agents prepare and have produced the new Model Occupation Contracts, which Rent Smart Wales has also reviewed.
Propertymark collaborated with the Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA) to produce a downloadable leaflet to support agents in providing potential home buyers with the details regarding Land Transaction Tax (LTT).
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 made it a legal requirement for letting agents in England and Wales to display details of all fees and charges on websites and in offices. These templates support members who have Propertymark Client Money Protection (CMP) to comply with the legislation.
Stakeholders from across the sector formed the Transaction Reform Group to find ways of speeding up the buying and selling process. A Memorandum of Sale is sent to all parties as soon as a sale is agreed in principle.
Add your logo and company details to our Propertymark branded complaint handling procedure. The form outlines the full procedure for consumers who wish to make a complaint and will help you comply with our membership rules.
Is a discretionary licensing scheme being consulted on in your area? We have created a Word template for you to submit to your local authority. The letter explains why discretionary licensing schemes are not an effective way of promoting higher quality accommodation.
Under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations, both the landlord and letting agent must disclose anything within their knowledge that would affect the transactional decision of the average consumer.
Have the buyer complete a written declaration of offer rather than accepting it verbally so that you have clarification of their financial position and circumstances of selling so that this can then be shared with all parties, excluding confidential information, making everything transparent.
We put together ten of our top tips as part of our Tenant Fees Toolkit for agents in Wales. This resource was published to help letting agents ahead of the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act which came into force on 1 September 2019.
Save time by applying our templates to your letterhead to communicate to a new or potential tenant when a Holding Deposit needs to be refunded, forfeited or transferred.
We put together ten of our top tips as part of our Tenant Fees Toolkit. This resource was published to help letting agents ahead of the Tenant Fees Act which came into force on 1 June 2019.
Since 1 December 2017 the Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) has been in place for all new tenancies granted in Scotland, replacing the previously used assured and short assured tenancy agreements
We have developed an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT) Questionnaire to help you highlight possible areas for improvement in your business.