Industry News Victoria Barker 21/03/2024

In pictures: NRLA on Tour Durham event

It was a capacity crowd at the NRLA’s ‘On Tour’ event in Durham this week.

NRLA North East representative John Forth hosted as an impressive line-up of speakers took to the stage.

The event got underway with an update from Paul Shamplina, TV host and founder of Landlord Action, who spoke all about rental reform and the courts.

Following this, Karl Tidman, of NRLA partner 3mc NRLA Mortgages, took to the stage to deliver an update on the buy-to-let mortgage markets, and answered questions from delegates in the room.

Ben Beadle, NRLA CEO then took to the stage after the break to discuss all things NRLA campaigning, including new NRLA and Paragon Bank research published this week, on the vital contribution the private rented sector makes to the economy.

Ben also spoke about rental reform and other key areas of the association's campaigning, which included an audience Q&A.

Following the NRLA's acquisition of property certificate platform Safe2 last year, Ben used his presentation to discuss exciting technology developments, and demonstrated how landlords can use the Safe2 platform to arrange and renew property safety certificates, at the click of a button. 

With a 5% discount on all certificates for NRLA members, you can order the certificate you need here.

NRLA representative John Forth then expertly hosted a final Q&A with our speakers,and brought the event to a close.

The NRLA on Tour event in Durham was gratefully supported by a range of NRLA partners and supporters, including; Rentguard Insurance, Tenancy Deposit Scheme, St. James's Place, NRLA Mortgages, TradePoint, Currys Business, Title Guardian, Rentguarantor, Safe2.

NRLA CEO Ben Beadle explains more about the focuses of NRLA campaigning. 

Several NRLA partners supported the event in Durham by exhibiting, including our partner TradePoint.

Paul Shamplina, founder of NRLA Recognised Supplier Landlord Action explains the latest on rental reform.

A delegate has a demonstration of how the Safe2 platform can be used to easily organise property compliance certificates.

Keep an eye on our events calendar for more local events, and for NRLA on Tour 2024 dates.

The date for the NRLA's annual Landlord Conference has also be announced. The event will take place on the 6th November, at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. We will keep members updated in our event emails about exciting speaker announcements and when tickets are available to book.