15 November 2021

What could nationwide landlord registration and licensing in England mean for your landlords?

As the government considers a national landlord registration scheme in England as part of the proposals under the Renters' Reform Bill, Simon Tillyer, Director at Vouch, explains where we're at and what the future of landlord licensing and registration may be.

15 June 2021

Vouch: How will new right to rent checks, furlough, and stock levels affect referencing for agents and landlords?

The new right to rent online checking process, the upcoming end of the furlough scheme, and property stock levels are just three things that will affect the referencing process for landlords and agents going forwards.

27 January 2021

How Covid-19 has accelerated the digital evolution of referencing

The pandemic has exposed a number of shortcomings in traditional lettings industry processes, not least in referencing, with many agents now demanding more. Simon Tillyer of Vouch shares his view on how referencing has progressed in the past year.

Simon Tillyer

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What could nationwide landlord registration and licensing in England mean for your landlords?

Posted by Simon Tillyer on 15 November 2021

Letting and estate agents are being called upon to professionalise and become accredited through the announced - but still not official - Regulation of Property Agents (RoPA). Now, the question of landlords being registered or licensed across England is starting to gain some momentum, and is expected to be addressed in the Renters' Reform Bill white paper. Other nations in the UK already have this type of system in place so, the first order of business: understanding the current lay of the land.

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Topics: Compliance

Vouch: How will new right to rent checks, furlough, and stock levels affect referencing for agents and landlords?

Posted by Simon Tillyer on 15 June 2021

Although there are set criteria to establish a tenant's suitability to rent a property - ID, credit, residential and income - there are other legislative and industry-level forces at play that need to be understood as we look to the future. Amongst them, the new right to rent process, the end of the furlough scheme, and the pressures around falling levels of stock for agencies and tenants should be kept front of mind.

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Topics: Business

How Covid-19 has accelerated the digital evolution of referencing

Posted by Simon Tillyer on 27 January 2021

Sometimes it takes a pandemic to make people realise that the systems and processes they've been using for years aren't necessarily the right ones; they just haven't looked to see what else is on the market.

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Topics: Business

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