Goodlord is set to make chasing rental payments a thing of the past with the launch of its new Goodlord Rent Collection product, which automates payment reminders to tenants, eliminating the need for manual chasing by letting agents.
Referencing service provider Vouch, part of the Goodlord Group, increased its workforce by 46% over a six-month period, despite ongoing Covid-19 related uncertainty in the lettings sector.
The average cost of rent dipped by an average of 8.9% compared to September prices in October, while voids hit the highest averages recorded since May, in Goodlord's latest Rental Index.
The Chancellor has announced his Autumn 2021 Budget, which includes investments in housing and business rates relief. Here are three key takeaways for letting and estate agents and landlords.
A new fund of £65 million has been announced in England, to rival those already in place in Scotland and Wales, to support low-income tenants at risk of eviction during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Goodlord becomes first company since the onset of the pandemic to offer Rent Protection Insurance that pay outs until vacant possession, with no cap on months.
Goodlord, the UK’s fastest growing lettings technology and services platform, has acquired the fintech app acasa. This acquisition forms part of Goodlord’s push to broaden the range of market-leading services it offers to letting agents and their landlords and tenants.
The average cost of rent is at a year-to-date high of £1,104 per property in September, while voids increased compared to August, but are still 10.5% lower according to the year-on-year figures.
Energy expert Rik Smith, previously of Uswitch and British Gas and current Head of Tenancy Services at Goodlord, answers letting agents' questions on the current energy crisis and how it could impact themselves and their landlords and tenants.
While the energy crisis is ongoing, your agency's tenants may be searching for ways to help pay their power bills over winter as energy costs rise. Here are five sources of financial support available to help them pay their bills in your landlord's property.