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Regulation of Property Agents Working Group publishes its report

July, 2019

Today, 18th July 2019, the Regulation of Property Agents Working Group (RoPA), Chaired by Lord Best, publishes its report and recommendations for a new regulatory approach for property agents.

The report follows the Government’s responses to its calls for evidence on:

LEASE was one of ten members of RoPA, including Citizens Advice, National Trading Standards, ARMA and IRPM, tasked by Government to make regulation of property agents by an independent regulator, and with mandatory qualifications and a code of practice, a reality.

Proposals include:

LEASE’s Chair, Wanda Goldwag, said:

“We are pleased to have participated in the work of RoPA and in the production of recommendations, with consumer protection at their heart, to drive out rogues and ensure professionalism in property agency work”

Other information:

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