Managing rented properties is becoming more complex. As the sector grows, regulation is growing too and changing. New enforcment powers are being given to Local Authorities and other enforcement agencies which make compliance critical.
As a landlords and letting agents you need to keep up with the changes and know what is coming so you can prepare.
The annual Landlord Law Conference (which took place on 18 May 2018) had ten talks from legal housing experts to bring you up to date. With this online conference course you get video recordings of all the talks along with the speakers detailed notes and powerpoints. Plus some extra BONUS CONTENT.
Its the perfect way for you and your staff to get up to date with the law.
Scroll down for more information about the course content:
The Conference talks:
Other course material - you will also get:
Letting Agent Regulation
David gave us a comprehensive update on the new laws for letting agents - this clip looks at tenant default fees
Tenancy Agreements in the Courts
This entertaining clip covers the start of Peter's talk when he discusses unfair terms and when they apply.
Tenancy Deposit Adjudications
In this clip Mike looks howtenancy deposit adjudicators decide cases and their 'seven pillars of wisdom' .
Rent to Rent - Pitfalls and Procedures
In this clip David looks at some of the serious issues with tenancy agreements often used by landlords who enter into rent to rent agreements.
Ben Reeve Lewis
Identifying Rental Fraud
In this clip Ben looks at cannabis farms and explains how the operate (and why you enter one at your peril ...).
We asked each of the speakers on the day to record a few words about their talk and why the subject matter is important. Some also gave useful advice ...
Sam Madge Wyld
Sam is a specialist housing barrister from Tanfield Chambers in London.
Sam's talk was on the Year in Review - a general overview of recent legal changes,
David is a solicitor and partner in Anthony Gold solicitors and the RLA Policy Director
David's two talks were on Rent to Rent and an HMO Update.
Peter is a specialist housing barrister from Zenith Chambers in Leeds.
Peter gave two talks one on tenancy agreements and one on unlawful eviction.
David is the Chief Executive Officer of ARLA Propertymark.
David's talk was on letting agent regulation looking in particular at the tenant fee ban.
Mike is the Director of Dispute Resolution at the Conference Lead Sponsors, TDS.
Mike's talk was on tenancy deposit adjudication.
Philip is a tax consultant from East Anglian Accountants firm Aston Shaw.
Philip's talk was an update on taxation issues for landlords.
Robert is a specialist housing barrister from Arden Chambers in London.
Robert's talk was on avoiding problems with Section 21.
Ben Reeve Lewis
Ben is a freelance enforcement officer working with 'Safer Renting' in London.
Ben's talk was on identifying rental fraud.
Q: How soon do I get access to the course material?
A: Normally within 24-48 hours of purchase. We need to manually enrol you on the site and will then send your login details by email
Q: What do I do if I have technical problems?
A: Contact us for support. If your problem cannot be resolved and you are unable to access the course, you can claim a full refund under our 30 day guarantee. But it is rare for people to have access problems.
Q: How long do I get access to the course material?
A: You get guaranteed access for 12 months from the date of purchase. If you need longer we may be able to arrange this for you.
Q: Can I ask questions?
A: The course as such does not support this. Landlord Law members can ask questions on the Landlord Law members forum though.
Q: Do you have transcripts of the videos? A: No, as the cost of getting this done would have significantly increased the cost of the course for you
Q: Where can I see your terms and conditions?
A: Click here - the page will open in a new tab or window. Scroll down to item 2 'online training courses and videos'.
Q: Can I pay by cheque or BACS?
A: You can pay for the full price version of the course by BACS or cheque but if you are looking to purchase under a special offer, this is only available if you buy online (which can be by card or pay pal). NB VAT receipts will be provided automatically by the system.
Q: Is the course material available anywhere else?
A: David Smith's rent to rent talk and the bonus material is available to Landlord Law members, but the rest of the listed material is only available on this course (save for the promotional clips!).
Q: How do I claim a refund if I want one?
Send an email to tessa @ landlordlaw.co.uk within 30 days of purchase asking for a refund under our guarantee. You will normally get your refund within 14 days of receipt of your email. Your access to the course will be cancelled at the same time.
If the course does not suit your needs or if you want to cancel for any reason, just let us know within 30 days of purchase and we will refund your payment and cancel your access with no questions asked.
How to buy:
"I would recommend this Conference to any property professional who takes their role seriously"
J Champion, Letting Agent
"Great conference - well worth the money as expensive not to be up to date"
Susan Osborne, Housewise, Letting Agent
"Broad range of subjects covered. All relevant to PRS. Well presented by professionals with minimal time spent on self promotion. In short a must for any Landlord"
Bianca & Simon Lazare Landlords
"This Conference provides a comprehensive overview necessary for all Landlords and industry professionals. I would highly recommend as a value for money industry update"
Abi Harries, Senior Adjuicator, Computershare.
"A very comprehensive and pertinent update"
Frank Davey, Letting Agent
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Anthony Anaka, Landlord and letting agent