Short-term lets can be beneficial to landlords and tenants looking for a more flexible solution than a long-term contract can provide - but some say this may pose a threat to the buy-to-let sector.
Provide landlords with valuable information on the property market to gain their trust and you'll reap the rewards over time, says Christopher Watkin.
Estate and letting agencies that learn from experience and use data to improve their processes are more likely to stay ahead of the game in the long term. From learning from mistakes to planning for the future, here are five tips to help your agency stay on top.
Virtual viewings gathered pace during the pandemic and they're showing no signs of slowing down. Here are six ways to get the most from your virtual viewings and secure more tenants with less work.
There are many ways for your tenants to pay their rent. Some are faster and more efficient than others. Here's what you need to know to help you decide what's the best process for your agency and to encourage your tenants to use your preferred method - so you get paid on time.
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.
The estate and letting agencies that carefully select the right technology suppliers for their business can help their staff reach their full potential, with streamlined processes, cost savings - and a better customer experience, as this extract from our e-book, How to maximise your agency's potential, demonstrates.
The question of whether physical estate and letting agency branches will still be relevant in the future is constantly debated, with the needs of both tenants and landlords to put into the equation - and the opportunities presented by remote working have only amplified the debate, as Dawsons has discovered.
Finding the best solution when managing rent arrears for both tenants and landlords is a key part of a letting agent's job. Here are six pieces of advice to help agencies better manage rent arrears for all involved.
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.