Lettings

What is the new Help to Grow scheme?

One of the key parts of the Spring Budget 2021 was Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and his £520 million plan to help maximise their productivity and profitability. Sunak, who sees investing in SMEs as...

Joe Parish
By Joe Parish
The future of the high street – and why property managers need to care

The clouds of doom and gloom have been hovering for years, but now, with COVID-19, reality is really beginning to bite for the traditional high street. Three major chains, including teen clothing...

Why use a third-party inventory service?

More and more lettings agents are starting to use third-party companies to carry out their inventory at check-in. But do you know what's involved?

Budget 2021: What's in store for the housing industry

It was the Budget we’d all been waiting for. With a raft of industries still facing an uncertain future due to COVID-19 (despite the vaccine program being in full roll-out mode) and Britain’s debt...

How to target landlords: 4 types of landlords you need to know

Perhaps the most important aspect of marketing is defining and intimately understanding the market you’re attempting to reach and sell to. Every group of consumers is different in terms of their...

Why England should follow Wales and help struggling tenants &...

There has long been a rivalry between England and Wales (not just in the rugby), and Wales has taken the lead - in the property world at least - with a comprehensive loan scheme that could be the...

The importance of soft skills for the property industry

Hiring managers are commonly faced with a dilemma: choosing between two candidates who appear equally as qualified. One solution is to prioritise “soft skills” as a key differentiator. LinkedIn’s...

5 key findings from our Pandemic Impact Survey

Before 2020 ended MRI Software and Fixflo engaged with 37 sales agencies and letting agencies to find out how they had been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, how their businesses responded to the...

Why digitising your agency processes can improve profitability

Digital transformation has been an effective and necessary business strategy for agencies looking to improve their profitability and growth ever since estate agency CRMs started to make waves in...

Key Steps to Make Your Lettings Business Covid-Secure for Lockdown

With England about to enter another lockdown period from Thursday 5 November, agents across the country are wondering how the restrictions will affect them and what they should do to protect their...

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...