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13:35 PM, 10th September 2013, About 8 years ago

Letting Fees MUST be disclosed in advertising as of Nov 1st 2013

Reacting to the Committee for Advertising Practice (CAP) announcement on the deadline for letting agent fees transparency, Ian Potter, Managing Director, ARLA, said:

“ARLA has, for a long time, said that all letting agents should be clear and upfront about the fees they charge, and the services associated with those fees. We’ve worked closely with CAP and the ASA on the development of these guidelines, so today’s announcement of the deadline and associated requirements will not come as a surprise to our members.

“As the private rental sector continues to grow, transparency around fees is vital to ensuring the letting industry is trusted by landlords and tenants alike. For this reason, transparency is part of our code of conduct and any member that doesn’t adhere faces investigation by either the relevant Ombudsman or face disciplinary action by ARLA.”... Read More