Tagged: Client Money Protection

November round up of the private rented sector

November round up of the private rented sector

Through the year there has been continuous calls from various bodies for regulation of letting agents, and this month is no different with Arla calling on the Chancellor to regulate agents working in the expanding...




Government Review Recommends Longer Private Tenancies

Government Review Recommends Longer Private Tenancies

Select Committee Inquiry into the UK Private Rented Housing Sector July 2013 The (DCLG) Communities and Local Government Committee last year (2012) decided to conduct an inquiry into the private rented housing sector. The Committee...




July round up of the Private Rented Sector

July round up of the Private Rented Sector

The exceptional weather we have enjoyed during July may be coming to an end, however the momentum on discussing potential regulation of the lettings sector has not cooled.




Public do not understand why letting agents are not regulated, MPs told

Public do not understand why letting agents are not regulated, MPs told

MPs have been told of tenants’ bewilderment when they go into an estate agent to find that staff selling houses on one side of the office are regulated, and their colleagues who are letting...




Letting agents must be regulated, says CLG Select Committee

Letting agents must be regulated, says CLG Select Committee

Letting agents could, finally, be regulated and would all be forced to have Client Money Protection insurance. This morning, a powerful cross-party group of MPs pulled no punches in calling for action to curb...




New scheme to make CMP available to all letting agents for first time

New scheme to make CMP available to all letting agents for first time

For the first time, all letting agents will be able to get Client Money Protection, whether or not they are members of a recognised trade body or association. It means that from now on,...