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COVID-19 - New guidance issued on rent, evictions and maintenance

The government has issued further guidance on the private rental sector over the weekend. The new 21 page document pulls together for the first time the ad hoc information on various regulations that have changed in the past week. Measures outlined in this new guidance are in force until the...

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Coronavirus - Inventory Clerks Checklist

INVENTORY CLERKS CHECKLIST Guidance as derived from ARLA Propertymark Inventory Clerks should keep up to date and respond to the latest advice from both the Government, Public Health England and the Chief Medical Officer, but wherever possible continue to offer reporting services and...

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InventoryBase Academy - Interim Property Visits - How we are supporting inventory professionals

As we all know; the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be felt in both terms of individuals being tested positive and the very sad news of fatalities both here in the UK and worldwide. We want to do whatever we can to help you to reduce the risk to both yourself, your clerks and...

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Advice & Guidance for Inventory Clerks - COVID-19

Advice & Guidance for Inventory Clerks - COVID-19 Clearly this is a worrying time for both the UK and worldwide populations especially now that NHS England has declared coronavirus a level four incident - the highest category. Everyone's health is paramount so in order to help alleviate...

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Property Inventory Training - How to become an inventory clerk

Finding the right career or job can be quite a daunting process. If you are unsure as to what you want to do and how your skills can or will transfer from your current role to your chosen profession. Being an inventory clerk or inventory professional, as I prefer to class our role, is not one...

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InventoryBase Academy Manifesto - Inventory Providers in 2020 - Practical Solutions for Practical Problems

In the past few weeks, several manifestos have been launched by the letting and estate industry. These have included ARLA, RLA, and SafeAgent who have focused on ways to improve the tenant experience as well as safeguard the industry against potential changes that could cause disruption. These...

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Do Inventory Clerks Need Insurance?

As a practicing inventory clerk you should be insured whether you are self-employed, a sole trader or a limited company. Most high street agents require clerks / companies that provide inventory services to have insurance as it protects them against claims from tenants and landlords. ...

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Practical Property Reports Training - January 2020

Just released! Our highly anticipated first practical training course dates for January 2020 are now open for enrolment. Following on from our successful e-learning course “Learn how to produce professional inventory reports” our CPD accredited practical training is led by industry expert,...

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All I want for Christmas is... A warm property to inventory!

Winter has well and truly arrived and with it lots of cold properties to inventory! As a hands on inventory provider I dread the cold winter months as properties are sometimes colder inside than out! And with the reduced sunlight you are often rushing around trying to fit in the jobs before...

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How Housing Policy Changes Have Affected Every Group In The Private Rented Sector - FixFlo Report

A very useful report from Fixflo has been published outlining how the lettings market is managing the recent housing policy changes and how they have affected practically every group in the private rented sector. For me the key takeaways are: 18% of agents in England and 32% in...

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