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Month: September 2015

New Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Laws: What This Means for Letting Agents and Landlords

Fran Mulhall, Regional Operations Manager at GFW Letting, North East property rental specialists, explains what the new regulations around smoke and carbon monoxide detectors mean and why agents need to act now to ensure landlords are well informed and fully compliant.

“From Thursday October 1st all landlords in England must, by law, install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in rented properties for all new and existing tenancies. The regulation states that a smoke alarm must be fitted on each floor of the property and a carbon monoxide alarm needs to be provided where there is a solid fuel burning appliance (where there is a log burning stove or open fire, for example) or face a fine of up to £5,000.

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Success leads to search for new apprentice

Following a very successful period for GFW Letting we are looking to expand our team within the Gosforth office.

The role is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to pursue a career in property management and administration and the successful candidate will work with a team of busy property professionals in a cutting-edge lettings and property management business, developing valuable transferable skills.

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WIN Awards 2015

We are all about celebrating our people and their successes so are delighted that Holly Armstrong and Fran Mulhall have been shortlisted in the North East Women Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015 – congratulations!

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