What Was The Impact Of The Fees Ban In Scotland?

In this post, we take a look at the effects of the fees ban in Scotland. Advocates of the proposed English letting fees ban have pointed to the 'successes' that have surmounted north of the...

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...

How to Define Your Business Mission Statement & Company Values

If you build anything in life, then you need strong foundations. In my last article we looked at how to build a roadmap for your lettings agency business. But one of the most important factors in...

How to plan a roadmap for your lettings business

In last week’s article I introduced you to the concept of the agency roadmap. The roadmap is a business plan with nine modules, that when followed will give you a systemised, profitable and...

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...

What one thing do you need in your agency to be a success?

Finding success as a letting agent involves a lot of hard work, especially in the face of the many changes currently happening in the industry. We asked John Paul, owner of the award winning...

Tenant Fees Bill: What the ban is & what it means for the lettings...

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 is now very much live and in full effect, and with the fee ban here, lettings agents need to make sure they're ticking all the boxes with regards charging fees correctly....

Have a Nice Stay: What to Include In Your Tenant Welcome Pack

A tenant welcome pack is your chance to set the tone for the entire tenancy so it’s worth taking the time to get it right. The more information you provide the smoother and less stressful the...

How To Get the Most Out of Your Gas Safety Check

When it comes to gas, there’s no such thing as a second chance so it’s imperative that all landlords (and their letting agents) get gas safety right. 

How Should Agents Respond to Today’s More Powerful Tenants?

Tenants in the private rented market have historically had a rough ride including exposure to rogue landlords, being asked asked to pay high rents for less-than-ideal properties and being left...

How To Comply with the HHSRS Regulations on Crowding and Space

With The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act due to come into force in a matter of weeks (20th March 2019), focus has understandably turned to the 29 Housing Health and Safety System (HHSRS)...

Improving Communication in a Rapidly Changing Lettings Industry

In just a few months, the property management landscape in England will change significantly.

Letting and Domestic Abuse - the Facts

 What letting agents need to know about domestic abuse and how they can help potential sufferers…

Did you know that two million people are victims of domestic violence every year - or that two...