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New ARLA president wants to make industry appeal to young agents

Peter Savage is to become the new president of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents, with an emphasis on trying to recruit more young agents to the industry. 

Savage takes up his new role as president with over 30 years’ worth of experience in both the UK and overseas lettings market. 

His experience ranges from advising foreign governments, listed companies and high net wealth individuals, to working with trading standards divisions in two London boroughs.


He is currently chairman of Simplify Estate Management Ltd, and works on a consultancy basis for dedicated lettings and property management company, Prime Property Management, based in Essex. 

Savage is a long standing member of ARLA and has held voluntary roles within the association under the last four presidents. As president, his role will be to continue to promote ARLA and its standards, and represent member agents with responsibilities including speaking at ARLA regional meetings and local conferences.

“I’m overjoyed to take on the role. I am dedicated to the further growth and development of the ARLA message to consumers and its influence upon regulators and legislators. A main goal of mine is to continue to enhance the benefits offered to ARLA members and to encourage young people to view the industry as an exciting and rewarding career option.”

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    Sounds like another solid appointment. Good luck, Mr Savage.

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    Its about time that there is someone that wants to encourage the younger end...otherwise we could become a dying breed !!!

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    Certainly true, Elaine! I've been thinking about this this morning, and been wondering what exactly will be done to encourage the younger generations? Any ideas?

  • Kenny Sahota

    Yes I agree Elaine, I feel that the industry does need an injection or energy and vigor right about now!


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