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Attract More Landlords: Understanding Online Marketing Insights

Attracting Landlords, Digital Marketing Tips For Landlords, how to attract landlords to my letting agency

In the digital age, marketing information revealing customer online footprint and content-consumption behaviour is paramount to the success of any marketing strategy. Letting & sales agencies are...

Everything You Need to Know About Management Orders

HMO, Property licensing

Let's start with the basics. What is a management order? When might the council use one? Put simply, these are legal devices enabling a council to take over the running of a property. There are a...

Key Regulatory Changes Affecting Letting Agents and Landlords

Lettings Industry Regulation, Letting Agent Blog, Letting Agent Tips, landlords, lettings agents


Will Tenants With Pets Be Better Off in 2020?

Letting Agent Blog, landlords, government, tenants with pets, pets, tenancy agreement


Product Care Gives Their Advice for Keeping Your Appliances in Good Condition


Product Care are always on hand for landlords and letting agents with their unique Repair or Replace service enabling them to easily repair a tenant’s broken appliance cost-effectively or indeed...

How to Make Your Rental Property Wheelchair Accessible

Private Rented Sector, wheelchair-friendly, accessible homes

In 2018 the Equalities and Human Rights Commission found that 93% of homes in the UK were not wheelchair accessible. As a result, 365,000+ disabled people currently live in buildings that are not...

6 Cost-Effective Preventive Maintenance Tips for Rental Properties

property maintenance

Many homeowners moving out of their starter home and upgrading to a bigger house may consider becoming a landlord and renting out their old home for residual income rather than selling it. If this...

3 Things Landlords Should Consider When Choosing Contractors

contractor management, choosing the right contractor


The recently published Fixflo Lettings Report 2019 found that more and more private landlords prefer to use their own contractors: 70% of landlords said they only used their own...

Stop Anti Social Behaviour or Risk Losing HMO Licences

HMO, antisocial behaviour, ASB


Effective management of anti-social behaviour (ASB) is a common license condition for houses in multiple occupation (HMO). You may question why your tenants’ behaviour should come...

Agents Resilient to Revenue Loss but Section 21 Changes Risks Driving Out Landlords

Fixflo News Blog

The Fixflo Lettings Report 2019 has found that in spite of revenue loss affecting almost every letting agent, many are more optimistic about the future compared to the year before.


What the Law Says About Risk Assessments: Fire & Asbestos

Tips for Block Managers, block management, fire, risk assessment, asbestos

When it comes to the health and safety of a block, carrying out regular risk assessments is a vital part of any Block Manager’s role. While Block Managers are obliged to carry out regular risk...

How to Get Change Management Right When Introducing New Processes and Software Systems

repairs and maintenance management software, repairs software

Sometimes, change is for the better.

5 Things You Should Know About Penalties For Breaching Tenant Fees Act

tenant fee ban

The impact of the Tenant Fees Ban to the rental market in England and Wales cannot be ignored. But while everybody knows what it prohibits (fees for supplementary services to tenants) how many of...

Does an HMO Licence Stick to a Property and Would it Reduce the Sale Value?


HMO licencing is a complicated matter. From the application process to complying with licencing conditions to passing inspections throughout the licensed period, the licence holder has many...

A Complete Guide to HHSRS Assessment and Hazards

hhsrs, HMO


You Don’t Have to Accept All HMO Licence Requirements the Council Asks for



Even the most experienced of Landlords could find it difficult to master all the steps in their application for an HMO licence. The HMO and selective licensing regime is one of the...

Block Management Companies Challenged By Unprofitable Growth

Leaseholds, Fixflo News Blog, Block Management Blog, block management, block managers


7 Worst Cases of Pest Infestations in Uk Homes (Warning – Skin-crawling Content Inside)


WE’VE all been there with unwanted houseguests – the friends who promised they’d only crash on your sofa for a couple of nights; the in-laws who just won’t go away. But what about when those...

3 HMO Key Facts Landlords and Tenants Should Know About


A CASE in which four tenants were able to claim £15,000 (the equivalent of almost a year’s rent) from their landlord has sent alarm bells ringing through the industry. By the tenants’ own...

6 Common Defenses and Counterclaims That Tenants Use to Escape Section 8 Eviction Notices

section 8

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...

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