The RoPA Steering Group recently consulted on its draft Block Management Sector Code as part of its commitment to elevate standards within the sector.
A new consultation seeks to improve relationships between block managing agents and their clients through rooting out rogue agents and promoting transparency for all parties.
Views on draft guidance for the UK internal market function and the role of the Office for the Internal Market (OIM), which was created to carry out independent advice were sought by the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA).
Generation Rent’s Renters' Rights Awareness Week runs from 14 to 20 June, and we are keen to highlight the important role agents play when ensuring renters understand their rights when they need them most.
Add your logo and complany details to our Propertymark branded complaint handling procedure. The form outlines the full procedure to consumers who wish to make a complaint and will help you comply with our membership rules.
Housing Minister Robert Jenrick has today, 10 February, announced the UK Government’s further plans to remove unsafe cladding by investing an additional £3.5 billion. Jenrick promises that the funding will ensure leaseholders in England in high-rise buildings above 18 metres will bear no costs in order to make them safe.
The New Homes Quality Board (NHQB), that will champion quality new homes and better consumer outcomes for buyers, has been launched, today, 9 February. The board will appoint a new homes ombudsman and deliver a ‘step change’ for the buyers of new homes.
We responded to the Local Government and Communities Committee consultation on the Fair Rents Bill stressing disapproval of the policy's propositions. The Bill aims to cap rent rises on private residential properties in Scotland.
How do the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations apply to property viewings conducted via video? Such viewings may be live or pre-recorded, and may be conducted by an agent or by a vendor/landlord.
As part of its ongoing investigations the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today, 4 September, opened enforcement cases having uncovered troubling evidence of potential mis-selling and unfair contract terms.
The National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT) has updated its guidance to help property sales businesses comply with the CPRs.
Would it be a misleading omission to fail to give information about pollution levels or flood risks for a residential property for sale or let?
Download and add your logo and contact details to our leaflets, print them in your office or email them to your clients. Showcase your commitment to providing better professional service by going the extra lengths to educate landlords and tenants.
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.
Agents who fail to disclose tenure terms are in breach of Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (CPRs) The Property Ombudsman has warned.
We have advice from Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards around whether agent sneed to disclose whether the previous occupant was murdered, committed suicide or a paedophile.