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One of the best ways to get up to date with the law quickly is to attend the Landlord Law Conference, sponsored by TDS.
And a discount is offered for Property 118 readers.
This is a difficult time for landlords. The Government, having woken up to the fact that young people living in overpriced, substandard HMOs are unlikely to vote Tory, are trying to deal with the issue of poor housing in the cheapest way they can – by regulation.
The problem for landlords is that tenants outnumber them, so their vote is less important.
Recent regulation changes have been to section 21 notices, tenancy deposit rules, Local Authority enforcement powers, letting agent fees, banning orders, and new minimum energy efficiency standards. New regulations on their way include new HMO regulations, the tenant fee ban, letting agent regulation and a new ombudsman / complaints service.
One of the best ways to get up to date with the law quickly is to attend the Landlord Law Conference. This is an annual event we have been running since 2013.
It is a proper training event – ALL the talks are delivered by legal specialists, most of them qualified solicitors or barristers. There are ten talks of ½ hour each so we are able to deliver a lot of information in a short space of time.
Together these talks should cover all the regulatory changes in the immediate past and future and give guidance on what you need to do (or not do).
There is also an exhibitor’s area with stands from industry specialists such as TDS (the lead sponsors), Anthony Gold Solicitors (David Smith’s firm), Arla Propertymark, The Bank of Scotland, Envirovent, and the Property Redress Scheme. All anxious to talk to and advise you.
But don’t just take my word for it – you can see what some of the delegates thought in the video below.
As a special offer to Property 118 readers, you can claim a 5% discount of the price of this event if you book online using the discount coupon p118conf8. Note that this cannot be combined with any other offers and that Conference places are subject to availability.
Date: 18 May 2018
Venue: The Sprowston Manor Hotel & Country Club just outside Norwich
Price: £216 (£180 + VAT) per person (discounts available for bulk bookings)
For more information visit www.landlordlawconference.co.uk
Tessa Shepperson is the Conference Organiser and runs the online service www.landlordlaw.co.uk.