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Do Britons Want a Completely Digital Home-Buying and Selling process?

By Rent Guarantor on 27/01/2020

As the UK's property tech industry continues to grow, new concepts and ideas that are sometimes already at play in other industries, can take shape. For the estate agency industry, Coadjute wants to introduce a completely, end-to-end digital system for the home buying and selling process in the UK.

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The New Decade Begins with Plenty of Change in the Lettings Industry

By Rent Guarantor on 20/01/2020

We're only a few weeks in to 2020 and a new decade, but already, there's been a lot of activity in the lettings market, particularly from a business and management perspective. A number of developments, including plans to create a local Government-led lettings agency, new city-wide rules for planning permission requirements for HMOs and a campaign to more closely regulate the short-let sector, suggest the UK's Letting industry is moving forward to support the growing need for rental homes.

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UK's Property Ombudsman Expels Three Letting Agencies

By Rent Guarantor on 10/01/2020

Three letting agencies operating in the UK have been expelled by The Property Ombudsman (TPO) after failing to comply with instructions from the TPO to honour payments, following tenant and landlord complaints. UK letting agents have come under much tougher scrutiny in 2019 and while the vast majority of them work hard to provide a great service for tenants and landlords in the UK, as with all industries there remains a small minority who fail to follow the rules or official advice and instructions.

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ARLA Plans New Anti-Money Laundering Landlord Resources

By Rent Guarantor on 16/01/2020

As Letting Agents and Landlords face changes from the new, EU Fifth Money Laundering Directive that came into law on January 10th, ARLA Propertymark is planning to make a number of new resources available to agents and landlords to help ensure they are abiding by the updated legislation.

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Oxford is the best city for BTL investors

By Rent Guarantor on 08/01/2020

If you’re among the Buy-to-Let investors who are seeking to grow their portfolio of UK rental properties, you might be interested to know that new research suggests Oxford could be the best location for your plans. When comparing the rental market across the UK’s various cities, a combination of key performance indicators point to the southern city as delivering the best yield and longer-term returns for Private Rental Sector (PRS) investors.