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How to ‘talk up the market’ without sounding stupid

Written by Estate Agent Networking UK on - Letting Agent Talk -

Recently I read an article discussing how an interest rate hike may affect the housing sector. Within the feature was the phrase ‘talking up the market’, pertaining to how agents have been verbally combating an ever-changing industry of late. ‘Talking up the market’ is perhaps a phrase that you have heard in meetings or even […]

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What will private rented sector regulation look like?

Written by Neil Cobbold on - Letting Agent Talk -

Regulation has suddenly become the talk of the town. In mid-October, shortly after the Conservative Party first announced the UK’s private rented industry would become regulated, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) started an industry consultation about minimum training requirements and compliance with a new code of conduct. The consultation is due to end on 29 November, and […]

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Push property management for growth

Written by Estate Agent Networking UK on - Letting Agent Talk -

While sales divisions are tying themselves in knots, wondering whether to stick with their ‘traditional High Street agent’ stance or to launch a hybrid/part on-line offering, the lettings industry is clinging on to a small sliver of hope that the Government will back track on its pledge to scrap tenant fees, or may see sense […]

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The Leasehold Scandal and PPI

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In a recent column, I predicted that what was becoming known as the ‘new-build leasehold scandal’ was not going to go away anytime soon. Sure enough, the story has been hitting headlines again, with its very own Twitter hashtags – #leaseholdscandal and my favourite, #fleecehold. On the face of it, it was welcome news when […]


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