Clauses which see ground rents doubling in price every ten or fifteen years are to be removed from contracts supplied by Countryside Properties (Countryside).
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.
Requirements and expectations have been clarified in an update provided to Scotland’s private rented sector (PRS), particularly on training and registration.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Audit Office (NAO) has highlighted unrealistic timeline expectations as a contributing factor to the scheme’s less than satisfactory delivery.
The UK Government has confirmed to Propertymark that notice periods will return to their pre-COVID lengths.