Letting Agents

Lettings Agent Legal Update Seminars – April 2016

We will be holding Compliance Seminars for Sales and Letting agents all around the country in April 2016. The sessions will include updates and practical advice on:- Consumer Protection Regulations for Sales Agents The NEW Government Guidance for Letting Agents Anti Money Laundering Compliance The NEW Cancellation Rights The NEW Government Advice on EPC Advertising Lettings […]

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The New CPR Guidance for Letting Agents

The letting agent sector was described as the ‘wild west’ of the property profession by RICS. Whether you agree with that or not the publication of government guidance on compliance has got to be a good thing! But is it. I am a compliance consultant and 97 pages is a lot to wade through for […]

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COMPLIANCE SEMINARS IN OCTOBER

We will be holding Compliance Seminars for Sales and Letting agents all around the country in October 2014.  The session will include updates and practical advice on:- Consumer Protection Regulations for Sales Agents The NEW Government Guidance for Letting Agents Anti Money Laundering Compliance The NEW Cancellation Rights The NEW Government Advice on EPC Advertising […]

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DCLG Change Their EPC Advertising Advice

A new advice document from the DCLG on EPCs was published a few weeks ago. Interestingly, there is no reference to the need to show the Energy Rating Graph in advertising. Previous DCLG guidance documents had clearly stated that the graph should appear in advertisements ”where space allowed”! Now the only reference to advertising the […]

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Cooling Off Period Extended

New EU Regulations come into force on 13th June which changes considerably clients rights to cancel contracts entered into with agents from that date. The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations and the Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer’s Home or Place of Work Regulations 2008 will no longer apply and consumers MUST be provided […]

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David's Philosophy

My clients take compliance matters very seriously and I have spend many years working proactively and reactively to provide them with cost effective solutions. My success is based, not only on the unique expertise I hold, but also around my ability to balance the need for compliance with commercial reality. Whatever your needs, I am happy to discuss them and the services we can offer to meet them on a no obligation basis. Email me at david@compliance-matters.co.uk or ring my office on 0161 727 0798

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FREE MONEY LAUNDERING 2017 UPDATE SESSIONS

Significant changes to estate agents obligations were imposed by the new Money Laundering Regulations in June this year.  The big focus has been on the need to confirm the ID of buyers as well as sellers; however, the legislation also requires agents to make a number of other changes. HMRC also published guidance on how […]