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How fee ban affects Yorkshire tenants

24/06/2019

Changes to the charges paid by tenants are ‘one of the biggest industry shake-ups in years’, according to a leading Wakefield letting agent.

A ban on fees charged by letting agents to tenants for services including viewings, credit checks, references and setting up a tenancy came into force in England on 1 June.

But Simon Kendall, who heads the lettings department at Richard Kendall Estate Agent, which has six offices in the area, including branches at Pontefract and Castleford, has reassured both tenants and landlords that it is business as usual for the agency.

He explains how the new law will affect renters as well as those letting their homes, click here to be directed to the full article on Pontefract and Castleford Express. 

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