The government has published new guidance for agents and landlords on how the English right to rent checks should be carried out from 17 May 2021, after the temporary measures introduced in March 2020 expire, and has dropped its requirement for retrospective checks for this period.
How should your agency target the next generation of renters? That's the question that Tara Sparrow, Sales Director at Reapit, answers, with her six top tips.
Maria Lloyd, Insurance Development Manager at Goodlord, shares some insurance insights and how those factor into the level of risk in the lettings market for landlords and agents alike in this April update.
Innovative estate and letting agency, Martyn Gerrard, stepped up its full property management offering to clients two years ago, using rent protection insurance to bolster the value of its proposition to its loyal customers. In doing so, it ensured a continuous flow of income and new business throughout the pandemic.
In 2020, the global office-based workforce changed how it operated, moving to a remote model. At the same time, the impact of climate change has moved to the front of mind for many businesses, in line with the continued importance of meeting customer expectations. So how will this affect the lettings branch of the future? Bidwells moved into a new office at the beginning of the year - and here's what went into its planning.
Hamilton Fraser's Paul Shamplina and Goodlord's Director of Insurance Oli Sherlock share their top tips for making sure landlords choose your fully managed service.
Most, if not all, tenants renting a property are referenced - and this means referencing companies have a front row spot to see market trends as they play out. Here's Liz Lloyd, Account Management Team Leader at Vouch, to share some insights.
Thornley Groves reacted quickly to set out a process to navigate any potential rent arrears with tenants during the pandemic. Here are five key steps to take, to reach the best outcome for all parties.
What could enforcement, agency costs and a potential timeline for the Regulation of Property Agents look like? Sean Hooker, Head of Redress at the Property Redress Scheme, shared his expert view at a recent Goodlord webinar.
Each region monitored by Goodlord saw a rise in the average cost of rent during March, the first time we have seen such a uniform increase across England since July 2020.