Outsourcing property management is a great way for agencies to expand without the need to employ extra team members, but what's the best way to position this service to your landlords? Neil Baldock, Charles David Casson, shares his thoughts.
From landlord registration and redress, to enforcement and consumer rights - Sean Hooker, Head of Redress at the Property Redress Scheme, delves into a panel at the Negotiator Conference 2021, to highlight the expert speakers' top lettings legislation insights.
Robert Bolwell, Senior Partner at Dutton Gregory, answers your questions on the upcoming legislation that agents and landlords need to consider in 2022.
Void periods dropped across England during November as demand for rental properties continued apace. The average cost of rent was also down, further fuelling tenant demand to snap up new properties ahead of Christmas.
There is updated guidance available for estate and letting agencies to help mitigate the risk of infection from Covid-19, particularly in the face of the new Omicron variant.
Rents are high and this may affect future generations of tenants as the cost of living continues to rise while wages stagnate, as explained by Adrian Gill, Non-Exec Board Member at Reapit.
How can your agency generate revenue and save costs by renewing your landlord's tenants onto a fixed-term tenancy? Emily Popple, Head of Customer Success, explains.
The government has confirmed an extension to the regulations for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, which will include requiring landlords to install a smoke alarm in social rented homes, and private and social landlords to install carbon monoxide alarms in any room where a fixed combustion appliance is used.
From virtual viewings to webinars, video became an important channel for communication with landlords and tenants, and for keeping lettings ticking along throughout Covid-19. Matt Dilkes, Lettings Director at Christopher Shaw, predicts how these solutions will be used long term.
From the end of the temporary Covid-adjusted right to rent checks to Making Tax Digital for VAT returns, landlords are going to need letting agents' guidance more than ever in 2022 when it comes to compliance.