Industry Insight


Chatbots. Are they worth investing in for your lettings website?
Industry Insight June 14th, 2019

Chatbots. Are they worth investing in for your lettings website?

Over the last 20 years, countless companies have always struggled converting their website visitors, or ‘potential tenants’, into a good source of leads. However, over…

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Part III – Advice for landlord’s seeking a court order for possession
Industry Insight June 7th, 2019

Part III – Advice for landlord’s seeking a court order for possession

We are featuring a number of contributions from legal expert Hollie Wright on some of the most common legal issues that landlords have to be…

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The increasing value of rent guarantee insurance
Industry Insight June 5th, 2019

The increasing value of rent guarantee insurance

No matter how thorough a landlord’s vetting process on their tenant is, they can always find themselves in the unenviable position of losing income because…

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Tips to overcome the tenant fees ban
Industry Insight May 31st, 2019

Tips to overcome the tenant fees ban

The impending tenant fee ban is officially coming into force on the 1st June. In England, the ban will prevent agents or landlords charging a…

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Part II – Obtaining a court order for possession
Industry Insight May 24th, 2019

Part II – Obtaining a court order for possession

We are featuring a number of contributions from legal expert Hollie Wright on some of the most common legal issues that landlords have to be…

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Big data in property management
Industry Insight May 17th, 2019

Big data in property management

Big data is transforming industries across the world, and has become a vital accessory across all industries.  Data has completely changed how results are calculated,…

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Part I – Serving notice for possession on a tenant
Industry Insight May 10th, 2019

Part I – Serving notice for possession on a tenant

We are featuring the first of a number of contributions from legal expert Hollie Wright on some of the most common legal issues that landlords…

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Best practice for carrying out inspections
Industry Insight May 3rd, 2019

Best practice for carrying out inspections

If you’re a landlord that self-manages your property or uses a let-only service from a letting agent, you should be conducting regular checks of your…

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Marc Trup discusses the possible impact of ending Section 21
Industry Insight April 26th, 2019

Marc Trup discusses the possible impact of ending Section 21

Last week the government made public its intention to scrap short-term eviction notices otherwise known as Section 21, which means that landlords will no longer…

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Top tips for reducing void periods in rental properties
Industry Insight April 15th, 2019

Top tips for reducing void periods in rental properties

What are void periods? Void periods are periods of time when a property is vacant. Having long periods where your property is empty is far…

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Fitness for human habitation – What landlords need to know
Industry Insight April 5th, 2019

Fitness for human habitation – What landlords need to know

The fitness for human habitation act came into force on 20th of March 2019, which is an amendment to the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1985,…

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How should landlords prepare for Brexit?
Industry Insight March 29th, 2019

How should landlords prepare for Brexit?

What impact will Brexit have on the property market? London’s property market has traditionally been a safe bet for investors looking for stable, long term…

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How to ensure your tenants are covered by contents insurance
Industry Insight March 22nd, 2019

How to ensure your tenants are covered by contents insurance

While the cost of home contents insurance is at a record low, one in four homes still do not have any. It is often the…

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Don’t Miss the Deposit Changes in the Tenant Fees Bill
Industry Insight March 15th, 2019

Don’t Miss the Deposit Changes in the Tenant Fees Bill

With so much talk of lettings fees in the property industry at the moment, you may have missed the deposit changes that will be introduced…

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Lettings fee ban – What it means for landlords
Industry Insight March 6th, 2019

Lettings fee ban – What it means for landlords

The lettings fee ban entered into law, and now as of 1st June 2019, landlords and letting agents will be banned from charging letting fees. …

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