Lettings

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 overarching regulatory framework (RoPA). Some of you...

Joe Parish
By Joe Parish
The Importance of Training for Property Professionals

In August Fixflo held a masterclass with Susie Crolla, CEO of the Guild of Letting & Management, and a renowned training consultant in the lettings industry, to help lettings and property...

All You Need to Know About Excess Heat (HHSRS Hazard 3)

Although ‘the great British summer’ is often a laughable prospect (think washed-out BBQs, gusty winds and rain stopping play!) the reality is that the UK is getting hotter and temperatures of 40°C...

Five Things You Need to Know to Restart Possession Claims in 2020

With the Courts reopening shortly watch a 45-minute briefing to find out about key changes to possession claims.  

Put simply if you don’t do anything, any possession claims that have been stayed...

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...

How to Build a Property Management Software Stack

Technological developments worldwide have made a significant impact on all sorts of industries - whether it’s Deliveroo revolutionising takeaway or Uber shaking up the way we use taxis, the effect...

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.

When is a landlord liable for injuries to a tenant?

By law, anyone responsible for a property owes a duty of care to people who might visit or use the property. This principle imposes a duty on landlords to protect their tenants from harm. The duty...

How to Digitise Your Repairs and Maintenance Process Inclusively

While the Internet plays an increasingly large role in our lives (especially during lockdown when more of us spend most of the day on Zoom calls!), it’s important to remember that not everyone has...

8 Things Landlords & Agents Should Know about Universal Credit

Since the COVID-19 crisis began, nearly two million applications (as of 4 May) were made for Universal Credit, which is a payment to help with your living costs if you’re on a low income or out of...