Joe Parish

Posts by Joe Parish

Joe loves to read on property management. He has also recently adopted a Peaky-Blinder-esque fashion sense and a positive attitude to adjectival hyphenated phrases.

Effective Digital Transformation is Not Just About Technology

We are in an era of digital transformation. Whether we like it or not, the pandemic has changed the way we do business, across every industry, not just property. With business regularly being...

Growing With A Block Management Business

Every manager worth their salt knows that the success or failure of a business comes down to the people employed within it. Good managers will understand that valuing their staff will inspire them...

What Should Letting Agents Do When There's a Local Virus Outbreak?

As various areas of the UK go into localised lockdowns with barely a moment’s notice, we take a look at what letting agents should be doing if there’s a local virus outbreak, and what they can...

5 Tips for Buyers & Sellers of Lettings Agencies

With a great deal of potential mergers and acquisitions within the property sector expected during the next 12-24 months, we spoke to John Paul, Founder and MD of Castledene Sales & Lettings. John...

Do you have to provide alternative accommodation when a property is...

With more and more extreme weather events occurring across the globe (Australian bushfires, American hurricanes and British storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge) it’s no longer possible to deny the...

RoPA Vs. TPO - How Do They Compare?

After calls for more regulation across the property industry the Regulation of Property Agents Working Group has put forward suggestions for a new single, mandatory and legally enforceable...

7 Key Learnings From Webinar: Unlocking Build to Rent

In June Fixflo hosted a webinar with the UKAA where our MD Rajeev Nayyar and a panel of experts from across the legal and property fields discussed how the Build to Rent (BTR) sector is faring in...

The Do's and Don’ts of Virtual AGMs

Annual general meetings (AGMs) have been given the green light to go online through the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 which passed at the end of June 2020. In addition to enacting...

All About Landlord Farming (with videos)

With offices still not entirely up and running, there’s a renewed focus on social media and other online activity as a way to drive business forward. We spoke with social media expert and...

What Are the Latest Rules Around Possession Claims?

Initially, the Coronavirus Act 2020 suspended possession claims for 90 days from 27 March but earlier in June that suspension was extended until 23 August 2020. Only then can landlords notify...

Different Electrical Safety Tests Explained

Mandatory electrical testing and installation inspections came into force in England for new tenancies from 1 July 2020 (existing tenancies will have until April 2021 to comply). But what format...

5 Virtual Viewing Mistakes You Should Avoid Right Now

With the country still in partial lockdown, many agents are turning to virtual viewings to showcase the rental properties on their books. Just like in-person viewings, virtual viewings need to...

What happens to deposit disputes during a lockdown?

The good news is that all three legally required deposit protection schemes, DPS, mydeposits and TDS are still running their dispute schemes so if a dispute over the deposit occurs at one of your...