Goodlord Group news and updates

The latest company news and press releases from Goodlord Group companies, Goodlord and Vouch.

13 January 2022

Industry first "digital onboarding" for landlords set to transform process

Goodlord is preparing to launch "digital landlord onboarding" in an industry first, to save letting agents time and improve the experience for landlords - with digital signing of the agency's Terms of Business the first element set for release.

14 December 2021

Goodlord Rent Collection sees over 97% of payments made within a week

The impact of Goodlord's new Rent Collection product has already been felt, with 97% of rental payments made within a week of their due date thanks to automatic payment reminders.

16 November 2021

Goodlord launches Rent Collection feature to eliminate rent chasing

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.

5 November 2021

Sheffield-based proptech platform Vouch raises headcount by 46% in six months

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.

13 October 2021

Goodlord introduces uncapped insurance policy in market-first move

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.

11 October 2021

Goodlord acquires acasa as it accelerates plans for market leading end-to-end solution

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.

23 September 2021

Scottish letting agencies to access Goodlord's award-winning lettings platform

Scottish letting agents are now able to use Goodlord's award-winning lettings platform to reduce admin time, improve compliance, and create new revenue streams for their business, as the property technology company announces its official launch in Scotland today.

15 September 2021

Major industry survey reveals state of UK rental market - State of the Lettings Industry Report 2021

The biggest ever State of the Lettings Industry Report from Goodlord and Vouch shows in detail which pandemic-induced shifts have proved short-term, and what market movements look set to reshape the industry permanently

13 September 2021

Rate of arrears stabilises as tenants and agents report optimism - State of the Lettings Industry Report 2021

The speed at which households are falling into rental arrears appears to have slowed, despite the recent end of the evictions ban and the tapering of the furlough scheme, shows the fourth edition of the State of the Lettings Industry Report, set to be released on Wednesday 15 September.

7 September 2021

Goodlord teams up with Andrews to launch mydeposits integration for instant deposit registration

Letting agents can now register deposits at the click of a button thanks to a new integration between Goodlord and mydeposits, which has been developed in partnership with Andrews Property Group.

Industry first "digital onboarding" for landlords set to transform process

Posted by The Goodlord team on 13 January 2022

Letting agents are on track to bring the landlord experience into the 21st century thanks to new technology from Goodlord. In an industry first, the lettings technology leaders are gearing up to launch "digital landlord onboarding" - a new service which will save time for agents and improve the experience for landlords.

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Goodlord Rent Collection sees over 97% of payments made within a week

Posted by The Goodlord team on 14 December 2021

An analysis of tenant payments managed through Goodlord’s new Rent Collection product, which includes automated payment reminders to tenants, has shown that tech-enabled prompts result in over 97% of rental payments being made within 7 days of their due date. This compared to an average of 92% before the tool was introduced.

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Goodlord launches Rent Collection feature to eliminate rent chasing

Posted by The Goodlord team on 16 November 2021

Goodlord's Rent Collection service will automatically send tenants a reminder to pay three days before their rent is due and chase again as soon as a payment is late. The tool has been available to some of its customers for a few months in beta mode. It will now be available to anyone using Goodlord's lettings platform.

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Sheffield-based proptech platform Vouch raises headcount by 46% in six months

Posted by The Goodlord team on 05 November 2021

Referencing service provider Vouch has increased its workforce by 46% in the last six months, despite uncertainty within the sector triggered by the pandemic. The company now employs 35 people, up from 24 back in March, with the new hires ranging from technology development to referencing and sales.

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Goodlord introduces uncapped insurance policy in market-first move

Posted by The Goodlord team on 13 October 2021

Letting agents and landlords utilising Goodlord's Rent Protection & Legal Expenses Insurance* policy will now have their rent protected until vacant possession is obtained, with no cap on the number of months covered. This will allow landlords to claim up to £100,000 worth of missed rent payments and legal expenses.

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Goodlord acquires acasa as it accelerates plans for market leading end-to-end solution

Posted by The Goodlord team on 11 October 2021

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. 

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Scottish letting agencies to access Goodlord's award-winning lettings platform

Posted by The Goodlord team on 23 September 2021

Scottish letting agents are now able to use Goodlord's award-winning lettings platform to reduce admin time, improve compliance, and create new revenue streams for their business, as the property technology company announces its official launch in Scotland today. 

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Major industry survey reveals state of UK rental market - State of the Lettings Industry Report 2021

Posted by The Goodlord team on 15 September 2021

Lettings experts Goodlord and Vouch have released their largest ever State of the Lettings Industry report, an in-depth survey which provides an annual temperature check for the market. The report, which is released every September and this year involved 550 agents and 1,700 tenants from across the UK, shows in detail which pandemic-induced shifts have proved short-term, and what market movements look set to reshape the industry permanently. Explore the full report here.

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Rate of arrears stabilises as tenants and agents report optimism - State of the Lettings Industry Report 2021

Posted by The Goodlord team on 13 September 2021

 A survey of 550 UK lettings professionals and 1,700 tenants has shown that the increase in arrears has stabilised over the past 12 months and the rental market is showing strong signs of optimism from both tenants and agents.

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Goodlord teams up with Andrews to launch mydeposits integration for instant deposit registration

Posted by The Goodlord team on 07 September 2021

Letting agents can now register deposits at the click of a button thanks to a new integration between Goodlord and mydeposits, which has been developed in partnership with Andrews Property Group. The integration, which allows letting agents to register deposits with mydeposits Custodial and mydeposits Insured directly through Goodlord's lettings platform, is now being made available to all Goodlord customers after the success of its trial period with Andrews. 

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