Did You know?…….

lettings agents signage boardsMany are surprised to learn that even in this day and age, anyone can set up a residential lettings agency.

Agents are currently not regulated by the Government though many, like Sheldon Bosley, do have qualified staff and are members of organisations that require them to follow a strict code of practice.

The general public are unaware of this in many cases and as such, there is a lot of campaigning underway from various people expressing that this should become a legal requirement.

It is strongly believed that blanket regulation would reduce the number of rogue landlords and agents alike.  Therefore regulation seems a reasonable solution.  Will our new fully Conservative Government make the sensible changes?

For more information and advice on letting or managing a property, please contact Sue Maaz FARLA in our  Shipston-on-Stour office or Michael Scott FARLA in our Stratford-upon-Avon office.