As employees start to head back to the office, lettings and estate agents should be asking themselves if their landlords' tenants will want to move back to the city as well - or if the trend of renting and living in a rural area will continue.
The government announced details of the Heat and Buildings Strategy in its Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener policy paper, encouraging homeowners in England to move to low carbon heating such as heat pumps - plus shares when a response is expected for the consultation on raising Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards.
Letting a property comes with compliance risk - from sending draft tenancy agreements at the right time to protecting your tenants' deposits - but there are ways your agency can reduce that risk using technology.
In January 2021, the government revised the model agreements in England for a shorthold assured tenancy to include a new clause on pets in rental properties - and a push to encourage "pets in lets" is gaining traction.
Settio Property Experience sets itself apart from the competition by charging its landlords an all-inclusive fee, writes co-founder Samuel Fitz-Hugh. He thinks more agencies are set to follow this approach, but warns it will be hard work.
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.
Training in estate and letting agencies is intensifying before the Regulation of Property Agents (RoPA) requirements have even been set in stone. Agents are working to attain the expected qualifications - but what else is driving this burgeoning training mindset?
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.
Whether or not your tenants pay their rent on time can affect the customer service you provide your landlords who expect prompt, regular payments. Here are five ways you can help your tenants make timely payments, every time.
With energy prices rising and a proposed increase to the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards on the horizon, now could be the time for your agency's landlords to meet their tenants' demand for an energy efficient home - and their future compliance obligations.