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Estate and letting agency business guidance for money laundering supervision

How to help prevent money laundering and terrorist financing if you’re an estate agency or property related business.

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Estate and letting agency business guidance — money laundering supervision

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This guidance helps estate agency and property related businesses meet their requirements for money laundering supervision, including:

  • customer due diligence
  • record keeping
  • reporting suspicious activity

More information is available about recognising and reducing risk of money laundering if you are an estate agency or letting agency business.

Published 20 June 2014
Last updated 27 July 2022 + show all updates
  1. This guidance has been updated to tell you about the latest Money Laundering Regulations if you're an estate agent, letting agent or property-related business.

  2. The email address to request more information has been updated.

  3. A link to 'Money laundering: understanding risks and taking action for estate agency and letting agency businesses' has been added.

  4. Updated to remove letting agency businesses.

  5. The section on politically exposed persons has been update in the estate agency business guidance for money laundering supervision.

  6. This guidance has been updated to reflect legislation changes effective from 26 June 2017.

  7. First published.