The lettings market in England experienced a hugely busy July, with rents up and voids down across the board, as demand for rental properties goes from strength to strength.
Tenant demand is traditionally high in the summer and, with lockdown creating pent-up demand from renters and the stamp duty holiday over, summer 2021 promises to be a big one. Here are three ways to make the most of the increased demand in the coming months.
Referencing solutions provider Vouch and lettings platform Goodlord have fully integrated their technologies, bringing their customers more flexibility and giving them access to more lettings and referencing solutions than ever before.
David Smith, Partner at JMW Solicitors LLP, answers letting agents' questions on right to rent, from the changes to the process for EU, EEA, and Swiss citizens to the requirements when "Covid-adjusted" checks end.
Rents increased in every region monitored by the Goodlord Rental Index in June.
Goodlord has partnered with Legal & General to offer tenants renting a property through the Goodlord platform a new Illness and Injury Insurance, designed for the modern-day renter.
Referencing company Vouch, which joined the Goodlord family under the umbrella of the Goodlord Group in 2020, has launched "Home Move Assistant", a new portal to help letting agents boost their revenue streams with commission-based services for tenants.
Voids are tumbling across the country and rents continue to be more resilient than predicted, shows the latest Goodlord Rental Index.
Goodlord sets its sights on becoming UK’s biggest referencing business with a new five year partnership with General Insurance provider Paymentshield.
There was little change to average rents in England in April 2021 showed the latest Goodlord Rental Index, but void periods rose in most areas of the country.