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23 Jun 2021
Speed up the end-of-tenancy process

TDS ran a poll amongst letting agents to find out where the most time was spent in the tenancy deposit process. Nearly half of agents reported that dealing with deposit disputes took the most time, with over a third stating that the end-of-tenancy was heaviest on administration.

23 Jun 2021
Persimmon and Aviva pay leaseholders back

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced progress for groups of existing leaseholders, as a result of their investigations.

22 Jun 2021
Propertymark gives evidence to Towns and Cities Inquiry

The House of Lords COVID-19 Committee Inquiry into the potential long-term impact of the pandemic on demand for, and access to, housing and green spaces in towns and cities heard evidence from Propertymark.

21 Jun 2021
New leadership makes digital strides

A string of digital revamps and investments are in motion in response to the pandemic, proving Propertymark CEO, Nathan Emerson’s commitment to give more back to members.

18 Jun 2021
Lucky tenant wins a month’s rent

Heather Crellin was rewarded with one month’s rent worth £854 by her letting agent, Belvoir Bedford, via their customer rewards programme.

18 Jun 2021
Adjusted Right to Rent checks to continue to 31 August

The Home Office has further extended the period in which letting agents and landlords managing properties in England can carry out Right to Rent checks by video call, to the end of August.

17 Jun 2021
Welsh locals being priced out of property market

On 16 June, the Welsh Government debated the housing crisis facing locals and Siân Gwenllian MS began the debate by introducing several housing issues that were echoed by other MSs in the Chamber.

16 Jun 2021
Additional costs and risks must be part of debate on renting with pets

Members of the House of Lords quizzed the UK Government yesterday on what it is doing to encourage landlords to be more pet friendly. The question was tabled by Lord Black who said that one million households that would like to have a cat cannot do so because they live in a rental property.

16 Jun 2021
Members raise thousands for young peoples' mental health

Propertymark members, and their families across the UK, took to the outdoors last weekend (12 and 13 June) to raise money for the YoungMinds charity as part of our big family walking event.

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