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.
It's a time of consolidation in the lettings industry, with frequent agency acquisitions and mergers across the UK as investors see opportunities while smaller agencies feel the bite of legislation, as Abigail Wilks, Head of Lettings & Asset Management at Redbrik, explains.
The claims to repossession process is still taking longer than normal so here's when we can expect these to return to pre-pandemic levels and what your agency can put in place to help your landlords and tenants.
Energy prices are expected to continue to rise, which will add to the growing cost of living. Rik Smith, Goodlord's Head of Tenancy Services, shares his expert analysis on what that may mean for your landlords' tenants.
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?
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.
Record increases in energy bills have caused 21 suppliers to collapse since the start of September, impacting more than 3.7 million households. Here's your guide to the ongoing energy crisis, including the Energy Price Cap, government support available for tenants, and downloadable FAQs for your landlords and tenants.
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.