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MPs investigating the proposed tenant fee ban due to be progressed through Parliament this year have released a report of their proposals, which include capping rental deposits at five weeks.

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee provided their feedback in the report...


The government recently launched a consultation on the back of recommendations set out by the Electrical Safety Working Group. In their report the Working Group recommends introducing five yearly mandatory electrical installation checks for private rented properties, and that other safety measures are encouraged as good practice.

This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 16 April 2018, so you will need to be quick if you wish to provide your views and comments.


 Mayfair Town & Country are warning of the strict legislation for private landlords in the UK, after a 2016 case involving two Sheffield landlords came to a climax last month, with fairly weighty prison sentences for the pair.

A report published in Landlord Today told how Mark Cashin was sentenced to 18 weeks in prison, suspended for two years, while Rory Taylor was sentenced to 12 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, for a number of property offences, including the harassment and subsequent illegal eviction of a man living in a property they own near Sheffield, in January 2016.


Mayfair Town & Country estate and letting agents have been out fundraising again, this time raising over £1,000 for Sport Relief.

This year’s efforts on March 23rd saw the teams of Mayfair Town & Country collectively running, walking and cycling the 104.4-mile distance from their most Northern office in Clifton, Bristol, to their most Southern in Dorchester, Dorset as part of the ‘South West Challenge’.

‘Challenge’ it was, with miles completed on foot, by bike, treadmill and cross-trainer across their 13 Bristol, Somerset and Dorset offices, leaving a few sore legs for several days after. The target miles, however, were well exceeded...


Mayfair Town & Country are very proud of Crewkerne's Sales Manager Chris White, who is now an on-call fireman in Ilminster with Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service during evenings and weekends! Having passed 12 days of rigorous physical and online testing, interviews and medicals, Chris will now be responding to fire and emergency calls in the same way as Wholetime Firefighters. Incidents can range from attending fires, floods, road traffic accidents, chemical spills, and talking to the local community about...


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