17 June 2016
Highly publicised stories of property damage allegedly caused by short-let tenants using Airbnb and similar online platforms highlights the advantages of using traditional letting agents, an industry body says.
12 November 2015
One of Britain’s largest local authorities has beefed up its powers so it can issue fines of up to £5,000 on letting agents who flout the law and do not join one of three approved redress schemes.
07 August 2015
An agent has been expelled from the newest of the redress schemes and could now find it impossible to remain in business unless it pays the sum ordered.
21 July 2015
A second agent has been expelled from The Property Ombudsman scheme within a matter of days.
15 June 2015
The Property Redress Scheme, one of the three approved ombudsman-style redress schemes for estate and letting agents, is expanding into small claims mediation.