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Landlords, lettings and deposits – expert advice from Hamilton Fraser

Paul Shamplina, the renowned buy-to-let expert, is joining forces with industry specialist Hamilton Fraser for a series of monthly podcasts with practical tips for landlords and letting agents on how to better manage the renting process. Hamilton Fraser have over 20 years’ experience and are behind some of the private rented sector’s most well-known brands including the tenancy deposit protection scheme mydeposits, the Property Redress Scheme and Client Money Protect.
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Nov 30, 2016

Paul Shamplina, Brand Ambassador for Hamilton Fraser advises about Right to Rent and your legal requirements as a landlord or letting agent. This podcast covers:

  • What Right to Rent is and why it was introduced
  • The penalties available for landlords who fail to comply
  • The types of tenancies and tenants that need to be checked
  • What you need to do in order to comply with the law
  • What to do if you cannot perform the appropriate Right to Rent checks

Additional resources:

Landlord checking services number: 0300 069 9799

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Nov 15, 2016

Paul Shamplina, Brand Ambassador for Hamilton Fraser and Sean Hooker, Head of Redress for the Property Redress Scheme give advice for landlords on how to choose a good letting agent, including:

  • An explanation of what a redress scheme is and why it is a legal requirement for letting agents to join, including what happens if they are not part of a membership scheme
  • The legal requirements for a letting agent
  • Advice on what questions landlords should ask when deciding on a letting agent
  • The difference between a ‘let only’ or a ‘fully managed service’ letting agent offering
  • The reasons why it is important for a letting agent to have client money protection
  • The procedure if a tenant/ landlord has a complaint/ dispute with their letting agent

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