Joe Parish

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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.

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...

ICG: Fast-tracking the Future of Estate Agency

Here at Fixflo, we are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with thirty PropTech and PropService companies in a groundbreaking collaboration of “best-in-class” suppliers.

10 Digitisation Mistakes Property Professionals Like You Are Making

In an increasingly digitised world, it’s encouraging to see more and more block management firms embrace technology. But research obtained from management consultancy firm KPMG suggests that...

7 Reasons Why Property Management Will Receive the Most IT Investment

Proptech is big business these days, with the rental property market finally opening its doors and its minds to the power of digital. Nowhere is this more pronounced than on the property...

What are the Penalties of Not Getting an HMO Property Licence?

Since the new legislation surrounding HMO licensing came into effect in October 2018, councils have increasingly been cracking down on landlords letting homes without the proper licence. Although...

The Ultimate Guide to Property Management Software

Property management is a tricky job, with the property manager often needing to switch between roles to do their job effectively. If you’re a letting agent, or a block manager, you’ll know already...

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How Do You Apply for an HMO Property Licence?

 

Applying for an HMO property licence sounds straightforward, but there are a lot of things to bear in mind.  Although the HMO license application is designed so that it can be completed by a...

Service Trends to Watch for in the Future of the Lettings Industry

AS Bob Dylan once said, the time’s they are a-changin’ – and never is that more true than in today’s lettings industry. Even before this month’s Tenant Fee Act, agencies knew they had to move with...

What are the Different Types of HMO?

The legislation about what constitutes a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) is quite complex, with different councils designating different things and a raft of exclusions and exceptions to the...

Do You Need an HMO Property Licence?

Many landlords could find their properties are falling into the House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) category without even realising it. The traditional idea of an HMO conjures up the image of a...

All About HMO Licences and Property Licensing

https://www.fixflo.com/blog/all-about-hmos-and-property-licensingAn HMO, or a house in multiple occupation, is a common form of rental property in the UK. By some estimates, there are between...

Tenant Fees Act 2019: The Frequently Asked Questions

With the Tenant Fees Act coming into force in England on 1st June 2019, and the Welsh fee ban due to follow suit in September, there are lots of questions to be answered. We take a look at some of...

Countdown to the Tenant Fee Act: 5 Steps to Get Ready

We might be moving into summer but for the lettings industry (and the Game of Thrones fans amongst you) winter is coming. While we can’t help you save Winterfell (don’t worry that wasn’t a...