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 the...

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...

Do you have to provide alternative accommodation when a property is...

With more and more extreme weather events occurring across the globe, it’s no longer possible to deny the effects of climate change are causing chaos. We take a look at what this chaos means for the...

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 due...

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 copywriter,...

What Does a Property Manager Do?

Everyone in the property industry will have met (or been) a Property Manager (PM) at one point or another. Often, the title is taken for granted - there can be an unspoken assumption that everyone...