Simon Robins of Connells Relocation has been elected Chair of the ARP Council. "I am delighted and honoured and determined to carry on the excellent work of my predecessor, Alison Van Dalen." Jonathan Hopper has been elected onto the Council to represent Property Finders. " I very much look forward to being able to play an active role in the further development of the ARP."
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A new force in global transition has been launched in the UK to provide support for globally mobile individuals and families. Families in Global Transition (FIGT) has been championing cross-cultural education and training to support the entire expat family for more than 10 years.
When one of our members told us that they were finding it harder to source quality rental property in their area, we thought it might be useful to explore the current residential lettings market to see if this is a regional problem or a general trend.
As you will see on the home page of the ARP website, members are advised that they need to register with the OFT if they are involved in property sale or purchase. In order to remind everyone of their legal obligations and the ramifications of money laundering legislation, I interviewed Tad Zurlinden, CEO of the ARP…
While the banking horrors seem to have taken over most of the news items lately, they took a back seat during what can only be described as a wonderful summer with the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee enabling all of us to celebrate our country and its culture. We should congratulate everyone involved.
Since October 2011 the relocation industry is served by a new provider of inventory services called ReloCheck. A multitude of existing inventory providers are predominantly retained by letting agents and landlords. And although they are largely independent (unless part of a letting agency) their perception can become biased over time working for the same kind of client. ReloCheck however is working exclusively for DSP’s and RMC’s and responding to their and their clients’ requirements and no work for either letting agents or landlords is undertaken.
In 2005, Cornwall Property Finders took on a small number of clients by specialising in locating and assessing properties for their qualities as homes, letting units or as investments for further development. The growing reputation of Cornwall Property Finders encouraged the business to re-launch as a refined and complete property consulting agency under the apt slogan: Properties For One & All.