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5 Fundamentals For Growth In The Storm Ahead

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Achieving growth in times of trouble

This guest blog is brought to you by Mal McCallion of Growtion

Things have changed rapidly for letting agents recently – and, I think it's fair to say, not for...

Online Over Tradition: How Can High Street Agents Stand Apart From Their Online Equivalents

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Online vs Tradition: What's The Problem?

In recent weeks, the debate has been raging about who offers the more superior service. Is it online agents or their high-street counterparts? And most...

The Case For PropTech In Block Management

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What's the case for PropTech in Block Management?

It has been six months since Brady Solicitor's LEASE Survey, which found that 57 percent of leaseholders surveyed regretted purchasing a leasehold...

3 Tips To Streamline Your Lettings Business

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Letting agents must batten down their hatches and start streamlining in the face of further debilitating changes to the lettings industry.

5 Steps Block Managers Can Take To Improve Leaseholder Relations

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Flats and their management are big business in the property world. The number of apartments added to Royal Mail’s Postcode Address File (PAF) jumped by 18 per cent* between April and December last...

5 Ways for Letting Agents To Increase Tenant Satisfaction

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Engage Property Technology recently carried out a survey which revealed some very interesting insights, namely that 49 percent of all tenants questioned were unhappy with their landlord's service.*

5 Tips For Letting Agents Looking To Attract The Family Market

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Finding your family values

  Tenants in the 35-44 age group are now the fastest-growing demographic in the rental market . But, what does this mean for letting agents? An older demographic is an...

Redefining The Role Of The Block Manager

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With the ever-increasing expansion of the Build-to-rent (BTR) sector, many block managers are finding the parameters of their role tightened. Yet, in among the doom and gloom are the success stories...

Lettings: A 24/7 Service

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The past 12 months have taken a toll on the lettings sector.  Landlords are feeling the squeeze from a combination of hard-hitting tax changes, the impending fees ban in England and ever increasing...

A Brief History Of Fixflo

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The Fixflo Journey: A Look At The Past 3 Years!

Having been told (a little more pointedly than necessary!) that my LinkedIn profile picture looked like a young person who vaguely resembled me, I...

5 tips to enhance your service delivery

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Block managers find themselves operating in a challenging dual role – although they are employed by their building’s freeholder, it is the leaseholders' and their AST (assured shorthold tenancy)...

3 ways to improve your digital output

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With letting fees likely to be banned and signs of the sales market slowing, agents are facing increasing uncertainty in 2017. But in a world where little is certain, people still need to move home....

4 ways to perfect your PPM procedure

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Block managers, how do you stay organised?

Make sure you’re hot on repairs this winter

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Nearly half of all agents surveyed recently knew a landlord who had changed agency because of how badly repairs had been dealt with. When the mercury plummets, a failure to act quickly when a...

Crossing the line online

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Tenants have already learned the lesson that their lives online have a big impact on their lives offline after The Telegraph reported that landlords had been using social media to assess the...

Don't forget your Christmas presence this year

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It might be the most wonderful time of the year but for those operating small businesses Christmas can also be one of the most stressful. Because Christmas is synonymous with holidays, smaller...

What the Autumn statement means for letting agents

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Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday announced a ban on upfront letting agency fees to tenants which has left many landlords feeling dismayed.

The hidden costs of leaseholds

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Buyers of leasehold properties are being warned to watch out for spiralling ground rents and hidden costs after a spate of investment properties were deemed to have been worth nothing due to the...

What to do when a joint tenancy splits

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This guest blog is brought to you by Gill Johnson of GKJ Consultancy.

Joint tenancies often pose many issues for landlords. One area of dispute is the issue around giving notice. Can one tenant give...

Block managers: 5 tips for a stress-free Christmas

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With multiple properties to manage, Christmas can be a busy time for block managers. Winter maintenance problems, properties lying empty over the holidays and Christmas opening hours, means that...

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