The Four Cs of Effective Contractor Communication

Did you know that even the smallest repairs job can generate up to 15 back-and-forth exchanges between contractors, landlords and tenants? By the time you’ve sifted through every last phone call,...

5 Top Tips for Managing Contractors

As a managing agent, you’re only as good as your worst contractor. No matter how effective and attentive your communication with clients is, how knowledgeable and well-connected you are or how...

Property Management Software Buyers' Guide: Re-Leased

Re-Leased is one of our favourite property management systems. We said so in our Property Management Software Buyer's Guide, but now it has its own article. We've created a guide to its features and...

3 Things for Block Managers to Consider When Hiring Contractors

Every good block manager knows that their fortunes rise and fall with the success and failure of their contractors. In addition to actually managing the block, a large part of block management is...

How Did The Beast From The East Affect The Nation's Boilers?

It might have taken until the beginning of March, but the UK finally got its annual dose of winter snow thanks to a combination of the Beast From The East and Storm Emma creating havoc throughout the...

Property Management Software Buyers' Guide: Eurolink

Eurolink is one of our favourite property management systems. We said so in our Property Management Software Buyer's Guide, but now we've given them their own article, in which they explain their...

Property Management Software Buyers' Guide: CML Software

CML is one of our favourite property management systems. We said so in our Property Management Software Buyer's Guide, but now it has its own article. We've created a guide to its features and its...

Contractor Management and Pre-Qualification Schemes

Successful block management relies heavily on the block manager's ability to manage people and relationships to ensure the continued smooth running of the building. This is never more true than when...

Property Management Software Buyers Guide: PayProp

PayProp is one of our favourite property management systems. We cited it as such in our Property Management Software Buyer's Guide, but we thought it deserved its own article - with that in mind,...

Property Management Software Buyers Guide: MRI Qube

 

We love Qube Global Software - it's one of our favourite property management systems, as cited in our blog and in our Property Management Software Buyer's Guide. Here's a brief guide to its...

5 Ways to Keep Landlords Happy

Landlords are the lifeblood of any lettings agency and keeping them happy is imperative if you want your business to thrive. But with the Property Ombudsman receiving around 1,000 complaints from...

How Proptech Can Plug the Holes in the Rental Housing Market

Change is coming. From ordering shopping online to Ubering a ride, downloading a book or tapping out your takeaway order, technology has transformed the way we transact in every other sector, leaving...

Property Management Software Buyers Guide: AgentOS (LetMC)

We love LetMC - it's one of our favourite property management systems, as cited in our blog and in our Property Management Software Buyer's Guide. Here's a brief guide to its features and suitability...