Why should I take this programme?
With the news that the government intend to regulate Letting Agents in the near future, it has never been more important to ensure that agency staff have a thorough understanding of their legal duties. The Agents Fundamentals course will ensure you understand both the legal obligations of the landlord and agent throughout the lettings process from marketing to possession.
Our Law of Agency course explains the contractual obligations you must uphold in terms of the relationship with both landlord and tenant. With the introduction of general data protection regulations, it is vital that all agency staff have an acute awareness of it's implications to avoid any data breaches with the large volumes of data they have access to. Our GDPR course fully explains the necessary precautions when processing personal information.
The most important obligation for a landlord is to ensure the property is safe. When contracted to complete risk assessments and ensure properties meet standards outlined in the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) on behalf of the landlord, agents must have an in-depth knowledge of the law. Our Property Standards course will explain the what is expected in terms of the laws governing health and safety.
Designed specifically for agents, the course covers the full letting process and the legal obligations of the role and also includes practical tips on relationship management and industry best practice.
Law of Agency
Everything you need to know about the concept of fiduciary duty of agent, cultivating and managing relationships with landlord and tenant clients the practical application of the law of agency.
General Data Protection Regulation for Landlord and Agents
Understand how GDPR affects you and your business and learn how to comply with the regulations for the lawful processing of data.
Gain a clear understanding of the numerous pieces of legislation setting out repairing obligations, property standards and what is required in order to meet such duties and provide safe homes.