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Training for Professionals is the largest provider of lettings legislation training across England and Wales. We aim to help and support Letting Agents and Landlords alike with advice on how best to navigate the constantly changing property management landscape. Whether it’s through training courses, consultancy, or model documentation, TFP aims to make property management safer, easier, more compliant and cost effective. Want to know more? 

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  • Renters Rights Bill

    18/07/24

    What the King’s speech covered for the private rented sector. Here is a brief look at what the Renters Rights Bill will include

    • Abolish section 21 (not fault evictions) but increase clear grounds if the landlord wants possession
    • Landlords cannot unreasonably refuse a tenant’s request for a pet, but they can request pet insurance to cover any damage the pet causes
    • It will be illegal to discriminate against applicants on benefits or those who have children
    • Applying decent homes standard
    • Applying Awaab’s law ensuring properties with damp or mould are addressed within a strict time frame
    • Creating a national database of landlords and their properties

  • Legal Update 2024

    HOLD THE PRESS!!!

    Today is our first Legal Update 2024 course face to face inExeter. Are you attending one of our courses this year? If not you can book thecourse via the link or by calling the office on 01258 85 85 85

    https://www.tfponline.co.uk/Public/EventsShop.aspx 

     

    Content of the course

    Renters Reform – Update

    Council Tax Disaggregation

    Right to rent

    Damp & Mould

    Material Information

    Current court cases including  tenant fees, deposit protection and why failure toensure a property was fit for human habitation cost a landlord over £88,000.


  • Court Costs when applying for possession of a property

    As from 1 May 2024, basic county court fee's will increase by 10%. This means the current fee when applying for possession order which is £355 will increase to £391, and the fee for applying for a warrant of possession that is currently £130 will increase to £143.

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— Sharon Clarke, My Home Direct Ltd, CAMBERLEY, England Legal Update 2024/WI/May24
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