Accredited for your well-being
Regulatory bodies that Leydon Lettings is a member of are completely independent.
Schemes that Leydon Lettings belongs to do not act on behalf of, or have any duty of care towards the company. They are there for you, the clients and customers of Leydon Lettings – students, professionals and landlords.
Adopting these schemes and practices, Leydon Lettings aims to make you to feel safe and reassured whilst renting, or letting your property with them. Having access to free, impartial advice and support if and when you need it, as well as reassurance in what we do as a letting agency.
ARLA Propertymark protects and guides consumers, helping tenants and landlords to find and manage their treasured homes. They also work to raise professional standards among letting agents from single branch independents to large national groups, promoting education and qualifications within the sector.
Their service protects consumers and their money by holding their members accountable and empowering customers with knowledge and advice. Their aim is to reassure all of those renting and letting out property with agents who display the ARLA Propertymark Protected logo, offer a better service and financial protection for their clients than the alternative.
Over 9,000 letting agents are ARLA Propertymark Protected, meeting higher standards than the law demands.
Client Money Protect (CMP)
Client Money Protect (CMP) is a client money protection Membership designed to protect client money held by Property Agents and Professionals.
Their service protects money from landlords and tenants in the event that an agency misappropriates the money held in the course of running their business.
Gained through UKALA Accreditation.
Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS)
Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS) is a scheme that protects tenancy deposits for an assured shorthold tenancy (AST).
Their service protects tenant''s deposits and introduces standards for how deposit disputes are handled with landlords.
Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO.)
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO.) is the UK’s independent body set up to uphold information rights in the public interest.
National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA)
The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) is the leading independent national organisation for the 1.4 million private-residential landlords in the UK.
Its 20,000+ member landlords range from full-time landlords with large property portfolios, to those with just a single letting.
The NRLA lobbies the government at all levels on behalf of its members and the wider landlord community. Based at its head office in London, the NRLA has a network of local representatives and branches throughout the whole of the UK.
Safe Agent is a scheme that endorses companies that protect their landlords’ and tenants’ money through client money protection schemes.
Leydon Lettings is a member of the CMP scheme and Safe Agent recognises this.
The Property Ombudsmen (TPO)
The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme has been providing consumers and property agents with an alternative dispute resolution service since 1990.
The Ombudsman’s resolutions are designed to achieve a full and final settlement of the dispute and all claims made by either party. The Ombudsman can, where appropriate, make compensatory awards in individual cases up to a maximum of £25,000 for actual and quantifiable loss and/or for aggravation, distress and/or inconvenience caused by the actions of an agent.