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Proposed Legislation for Minimum Room Size

Article published by Letting Agent Today on 2nd January 2018    The government has announced new minimum space requirements for private lettings in a bid to reduce problems of overcrowding.                                                                       ...
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Using photos and video as evidence A guide for landlords and agents

Article published by My Deposit Scotland 8th February 2017   Inventories - to photograph or not to photograph? Even in this digital age, where social media and the way in which we receive information has made visual content appear more important than ever before, the use of photographs in inventory reports remains a somewhat contentious issue. Our Head of Dispute Resolution, Suzy Hershman, considers whether photographs and videos are useful ...
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COUNCIL CRACKS DOWN ON SHORT LETS

(ARTICLE PUBLISHED BY ARLA/PROPERTY MARK) MONDAY 05 FEBRUARY 2018    A London council is planning to crack down on AirBnB type lets after receiving a string of complaints where homeowners have rented out their properties for more than the maximum 90 days. Kensington and Chelsea council are considering piloting a licensing scheme after receiving 91 complaints in the last two years, which would require homeowners to apply for a permit – a...
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