6 Common Defenses and Counterclaims That Tenants Use to Escape...

With Section 21 potentially on its way out, all eyes are on Section 8 as the best remaining means of evicting a tenant. But thousands of Section 8 eviction notices fail each year because tenants...

4 Common Mistakes You Could Be Making About HMOs

Do you rent to sharers?  Are any of the sharers unrelated?  Yes?  Your property could be a House in Multiple Occupation - commonly known as an HMO.

10+ Fascinating Statistics On Communications Every Agency Should Know...

Ofcom's Communications Market Report 2018 shows that we’ve reached the point in technology development that the number of phone calls we’re making is falling (figures show they dipped in 2017)...

Provide 24-Hour Emergency Contact for Licensed Properties Or Risk Up...

Not surprisingly, there’s a little-known requirement among all the complicated property licensing regulations. Under section 67 and section 90 of the Housing Act 2004, local authorities can...

Is Branding Important for Finding Landlords?

You might have a brand which has been in place for years, but is it actually doing your business any good? Is it making it stand out? Has it helped your agency become well-known throughout your...

New to RoPA? Here's What You Need to Know

What is RoPA? In 2017, the May Government announced its plans to improve the housing market, and went as far as calling it a ‘broken market’ that needs ‘fixing’. The Government proposed that...

Everything You Should Know About Section 21

As the Government has announced plans to repeal Section 21 of the housing act, we take a look at what this means for letting agents and landlords.

Known as the ‘no-fault-evictions’ legislation,...

A Rent Repayment Order Can Make You Pay 1 Year's Rent to Your Tenants

Many landlords are unaware of a significant change in legislation change on the Rent Repayment Order (RRO). It was originally introduced in 2006, under the Housing Act 2004, to enable local...

What Has Angus Roberts Got To Say About Fixflo?

We imposed on David to share his thoughts as a Fixflo customer - watch the video and find out (or take a look at  the transcript below)!

How to Increase The Rent

With Brexit looming on the  horizon, the number of buy-to-let transactions has been dwindling, that means fewer landlords are increasing their portfolio of rental properties. Further to this...

How a Gen Z Letting Agent Wins Landlords

We spoke with Josh Walshe, of Walshe’s Property and Letting Agency in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. We wanted to find out what his secret was behind the success of both being a new business and being...

Top Tips for Handling Bad Tenants

In the majority of cases, tenants are great. They are usually the law-abiding guardians of the landlord's property, which is often the biggest investment the landlord would make in their lifetime....

How to Win More Landlords: A Business Strategy

In property, the need to progress and attain more resources and as strong a market position as possible is just as important as it is in every other industry. The resource you need to ensure that...