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Fixflo Report 2017 Released

business growth, property franchising

In case you’ve missed our emails, social media updates and Raj collaring passersby in Vauxhall and shouting the key statistics at them, we’ve just released the 2017 Fixflo Report. That means we’ve...

How Can Letflo Help Letting Agents Comply With Section 21 Changes?

Section 21 Legislation, Letflo, Section 21, Deregulation Act 2015

Recent statistics released by legal firm Kirwans state that a staggering 70% of eviction notices issued by landlords to tenants have been deemed invalid. [1]

How Can Agents Mitigate the Risk Associated With Section 21?

Section 21 Legislation, Letflo, Section 21, Deregulation Act 2015

To mitigate the risk associated with Section 21, letting agents must be able to evidence that they have taken the appropriate measures to be compliant at the beginning of the tenancy.

What Is A Section 21 Notice?

Section 21 Legislation, Letflo, Section 21, Deregulation Act 2015

Landlords who want to ask their tenants to vacate the premises after the end of a tenancy must serve tenants with a Section 21 notice. However, following recent changes in legislation, this...

5 Tips for Successful Property Franchising

business growth, property franchising

Picture the scene. You made a good start when you launched your property franchise business. All went broadly to plan for the first couple of years while your focus was purely on growth, but then...

What Do Customers Want From A Letting Agent?

Tips for Tenants, Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software

More than 200 estate agents have opened in London in the past year, and with the emergence of online agents, competition is at its peak. Improving customer service should be a priority for every...

How Can Property Managers Benefit From Repairs And Maintenance Software?

Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software

Suitable for letting agents of all shapes and sizes, repairs and maintenance software is one of the most cost-effective and efficient ways of growing and enhancing your business. Streamlining your...

6 Summer Maintenance Tips

Tips for Tenants, Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software

They say ‘make hay while the sun shines’ – an adage that definitely applies to the rental property game. Summertime is the perfect time for landlords to focus on maintenance issues, both big and...

What Do Millennial Tenants Want From A Rental Property?

Tips for Tenants, Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software

With generation rent now making up a significant portion of the rental market, landlords should be prioritising the things that millennials prize when it comes to home hunting.  Focusing on the...

How Can PropTech Help Agents Deal with A Rental Surge?

PropTech, Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software

One in four households will be privately rented by 2021, according to new research by Knight Frank. [1] But despite a surge of activity in the sector, it’s unlikely letting agents will be able to...

What Are The 5 Most Common Tenant Repairs?

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips, Repairs and Maintenance Software

When it comes to tenant repairs, the same pain points keep cropping up. These are often complicated by confusion about who bears responsibility for their resolution; the tenant or the landlord. We...

Fixflo MD Rajeev Nayyar Nominated For Estate Gazette’s Rising Star Award 2017

Fixflo News Blog

 Fixflo’s Managing Director, Rajeev Nayyar, has been shortlisted in the Rising Stars Category at this year’s Estate Gazette Awards. Hosted annually, the Estate Gazette Awards celebrate the best in...

What ‘When the Landlords Move In’ Can Teach Us About Repair Reporting

Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software

TV show ‘When the Landlords Move In’ makes for some carcrash viewing, but it also has some valuable lessons to teach landlords and letting agents about repairs reporting too.

4 Ways To Minimise The Impact Of The Fees Ban

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Fee Ban

Now is the time for agents to critically evaluate their business and make the necessary changes. Even though many agencies intend to pass the cost of the letting fees ban onto the landlord, in...

What Are Tenants Responsible For During Their Tenancy?

Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software

Everyone has heard the story about the tenant who called in maintenance to change a lightbulb. But while it might be humorous, this tall tenant tale is part of a wider problem. Namely that tenants...

What Are The Likely Outcomes Of The Fees Ban?

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Fee Ban

Although it’s unclear as to what format the lettings fee ban will take, or when it will be put into effect,it is clear that there are  two likely scenarios emerging and from these, three possible...

The 16 Best Property Management Software Systems In The UK

Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software

Property management software is becoming big news in the lettings industry. Providing letting agents with the opportunity to cut costs, streamline their processes and boost service levels, they...

What Was The Impact Of The Fees Ban In Scotland?

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Fee Ban

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 'sucesses' that have surmonted north of the border....

How Can Technology Help You Stand Out From Your Competitors?

Letting Agent Blog, Repairs and Maintenance Software

In today’s crowded marketplace, smaller agencies (and their larger counterparts) need to be able to differentiate themselves from their competitors and stand out from the crowd.

What Impact Will The Fees Ban Have On Letting Agents?

Letting Agent Blog, Letting Fee Ban

First, let’s take a look at the Government’s argumen for the fee ban in greater detail. They believe that the proposed letting fees ban will create a “strong, private rented sector, which provides...

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