Steven Currie, a letting agent at Murray & Currie Property in Edinburgh, has achieved the Propertymark Qualifications Level 6 Award in Residential Letting and Property Management Scotland.
The Award, which is a nationally recognised industry qualification, meets the Association of Residential Letting Agents’ (ARLA) Propertymark membership requirements for those looking to join the Association as a member agent. ARLA Propertymark is the UK's foremost professional body for letting agents. It aims to promote better regulation and higher practice standards in the UK private rented sector.
Steven Currie has been a Director and owner of Murray & Currie for over 10 years, with his experience in the industry stretching over 23 years. He joins Richard Murray (for Sales & Lettings), Shannon Brown, Sara Peshrowian and Stephanie Harkness in obtaining the qualification. Other team members currently going through the qualifications are Trevor Mapara, Aimee Stephen and Becca McDermott, with Claire Green and Steven Livingston starting theirs shortly.
Steven Currie of Murray & Currie Property comments:
“It was important for me to secure this recognised qualification as a letting agent. It is not only a personal achievement but also a mark of professionalism and trust; it provides reassurance to tenants dealing with Murray & Currie that the agency adheres to the highest professional standards, and that employees are qualified and knowledgeable letting agents.”
Steven Currie is among a growing number of agents across the UK working with ARLA Propertymark and the Propertymark Qualifications to become qualified and raise standards within the industry.
Melfyn Williams, Chair of the Governing Body, adds:
“The Propertymark Qualifications Level 6 Award is a regulated qualification ideal for candidates wanting to improve existing knowledge in the key areas related to residential letting and property management. Propertymark Qualifications is committed to raising standards within the residential letting and property management sector through the provision of accredited, nationally recognised qualifications, such as the Award Steven Currie has achieved.”
David Cox, ARLA Propertymark Chief Executive, concludes:
“I congratulate Steven Currie on his achievement of the Award qualification and am pleased to welcome him to ARLA Propertymark membership.
“ARLA Propertymark strives for better regulation in the private rented sector; with the support of letting agents across the UK recognising the need for higher standards and integrity in the sector, gaining a qualification with Propertymark Qualifications counts as a real stamp of professionalism and supports the drive for better practice within the industry.”