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Changes to Right to Rent Checks for tenants Ashington Page Lettings
PUBLISHED 22.02.2022

Changes to Right to Rent Checks for tenants

Any landlord who rents out a private property in England or takes in lodgers, could be liable for a civil penalty if they enter into a tenancy agreement with someone who does not have a right to rent here.  When the UK left the European Union, the way in which Right to Rent checks for tenants was handled, changed and these changes will come into effect on 1st July 2021.

The importance of a professional inventory for rental property
PUBLISHED 07.11.2020

Why you need a professional inventory for your rental property

The property inventory, schedule of condition, check-in and check-out reports are often the most important documents a landlord or a tenant will have for their rental property.   Find out about the Ashington Page inventory service here.

Regulation of Property Professionals
PUBLISHED 23.09.2020

RoPA Code of Practice (Regulation of Property Agents)

Within the next two to three years the introduction of mandatory Licensing for all sales and lettings agents will be brought into the sector.   Any employee within an estate or letting company who has direct contact with customers, whether simply accompanying a viewing, to negotiating offers will be required to complete an Ofqual regulated qualification to practice their work.  

Ashington Page discuss the new ban on evictions and extension to notice periods in England
PUBLISHED 02.09.2020

Ban on evictions extended

The Government has extended its ban on evictions by 4 weeks, meaning that, by this date, no legal evictions would have taken place for a whole 6 months. In addition, it was also announced that landlords will have to give their tenants 6 months’ notice if they intend to seek possession of their property, except […]