Lettings

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 expect.

Joe Parish
By Joe Parish
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...

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.