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.

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 management...

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...

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 rule....

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 block...

All About HMO Licences and Property Licensing

An HMO, or a house in multiple occupation, is a common form of rental property in the UK. By some estimates, there are between 250,000 - 500,000 properties in the UK that could be classified as HMOs....

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 spoiler)...

Delegating to Digital: How to Beat the Tenant Fee Ban with Technology

They say you have to spend money to make money. But utilising technology (some of which you will already have at your disposal) is a relatively inexpensive way to make sure that the only impact the ...

Offering a Personal Service and the Tenant Fee Bill

NOBODY wants to feel just like a number and we all appreciate the personal touch. For letting agencies, these should be the two takeaways for their business models in the face of the Tenant Fee Act....

10 Facts about the Tenant Fee Bill

The Tenant Fee Bill. We all know it’s coming – and we all know that from 1st June 2019, we can wave goodbye to any fees for credit checks, references and all the other administrative tasks associated...