Committee of Advertising Practice issues new guidance for landlords and letting agents
The Committee of Advertising Practice (the CAP) has issued new guidance for private landlords and letting agents regarding information about fees carried in their advertisements. This change follows a ruling from earlier in the year concerning a letting agent who had not provided enough information in an advert.
The guidance can be found on the CAP’s website here: www.cap.org.uk/Advice-Training-on-the-rules/Advice-Online-Database/Compulsory-costs-and-charges-Letting-agents.aspx and will be worth a read if you are a landlord or letting agent.
CAP intend to carefully check advertisements from 1 November 2013 so if you need any information from CAP please see their website for contact details: www.cap.org.uk/News-reports/Media-Centre/2013/New-guidance-for-letting-agents-and-private-landlords.aspx
If you would like any advice on the CAP codes generally, please contact Emma Hayward.