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Deregulation Act 2015

Posted Dec 11th 2015 by Tenants Plus

The Deregulation Act 2015 includes some significant changes to tenancies from 1 October 2015.

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Halifax 2016 Housing Market Prediction

Posted Dec 7th 2015 by Graham Norwood

Britain’s biggest mortgage lender, the Halifax, says the housing market will slow next year with average price rises of four to six per cent - lower than the current 9.7 per cent.

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Extension of CHAPS Payment Hours

Posted Dec 7th 2015 by Graham Norwood

CHAPS - well-known to most estate agents as the payment system that transfers funds for house purchases - currently closes at 4.20pm but from an as-yet-undecided date next summer this will be extended by another 100 minutes.

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ARLA\'s New Guidance for Students

Posted Dec 7th 2015 by Graham Norwood

ARLA has issued guidance to students who may be using the Christmas break to line-up accommodation for the coming year.

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The Cost of Renting for Tenants in The Private Rental Sector

Posted Nov 25th 2015 by Wayne Treveil

If you are looking to rent a property in the private rental sector, you may come across some unexpected costs or charges, it is important to make sure you identify all your costs during the lettings process and beware of your financial commitments once your tenancy begins.

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Advertising body updates guidance on display of letting agents\' fees

Posted Nov 13th 2015 by Graham Norwood

The body which issues codes of advertising has issued new guidance for letting agents on how to publicise rental fees in accordance with the law.

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Tenants Plus, a unique new service launching to the lettings market

Posted Nov 9th 2015 by Tenants Plus

A new service called Tenants Plus is ready to launch to the residential lettings market and it’s set to turn the rental process upside down by arranging for tenants who are actively looking to rent a property to be pre-referenced and credit checked prior to a viewing taking place, a new concept for the industry.

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Tenants Plus, a unique new service for letting agents

Posted Nov 9th 2015 by Tenants Plus

Tenants Plus, a new service that matches pre-referenced and credit checked tenants to properties available for let, has launched to the market increasing efficiency and reducing costs for letting agents during the renting process.

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Rogue landlords, agents and tenants will continue to operate

Posted Nov 9th 2015 by Tenants Plus

Following the announcement from The Home Office that from 1st February 2016, the Right to Rent scheme will be extended across England, Wayne Treveil, CEO of Tenants Plus Ltd, who provide a property marketing and tenant lead service to the industry, declares that it will have little impact on the private rented sector, but also throws a warning to landlords and agents

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