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15 Sep 2021
Leaseholders freed from expensive terms by developer

Clauses which see ground rents doubling in price every ten or fifteen years are to be removed from contracts supplied by Countryside Properties (Countryside).

14 Sep 2021
Private Tenancies Bill progresses in Northern Ireland

The second reading of the Private Tenancies Bill had its second reading on 13 September 2021. It was introduced to deliver more protections for private renters.

14 Sep 2021
Scottish Government update framework for letting agent compliance

Requirements and expectations have been clarified in an update provided to Scotland’s private rented sector (PRS), particularly on training and registration.

14 Sep 2021
Propertymark swings back into conferences with SAS Celeb

Star of Channel Four's captivating reality TV drama SAS: Who Dares Wins and Channel 5’s Secrets of the SAS Colin MacLachlan kicks off Propertymark’s Autumn programme of National and Regional Conferences.

10 Sep 2021
Propertymark supports Gas Safety Week 2021

Running from 13 - 19 September, Propertymark is once again pledging its support to raise awareness about the importance of gas safety to its members and the public.

10 Sep 2021
Apprenticeship online service and levy fund update boosts support

The UK Government has launched a ‘My Apprenticeship’ online service to help both apprentices and employers in England keep track of their progress and get support. Employers will also soon have the chance to apply for funding from unspent levy funds.

09 Sep 2021
Statistics show increased number of agents seeking to get qualified

In an industry where legislation is ever changing, and with the need to understand what it means to stay compliant; it is positive to see the vested interest from agents at every level of the sector to become qualified.

08 Sep 2021
Report finds delivery of Green Home Grant Voucher scheme flawed

The National Audit Office (NAO) has highlighted unrealistic timeline expectations as a contributing factor to the scheme’s less than satisfactory delivery.

08 Sep 2021
Changes to notice periods in England from 1 October

The UK Government has confirmed to Propertymark that notice periods will return to their pre-COVID lengths.

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