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Ben Gallizzi

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Three-Year Tenancies - Would They Make Any Real Difference?

landlords, tenants, government, legislation

The government’s plans to introduce three-year tenancy durations haven’t been met with overwhelming positivity throughout the private rented sector, but is there any evidence that they would make...

What Makes Fixflo A Different Proptech Startup?

PropTech, property technology, brand values

We know that the proptech industry is full of start-ups all purporting to do the same thing, and it can be difficult for any one company to stand out. We wouldn’t say that we need any help in...

5 Ways Tenants Can Prevent the Spread of Legionella

legionella

Although it’s rarely found in occupied properties, legionella (a bacteria found in standing water) can have nasty consequences for tenants, exacerbating underlying breathing and health issues and...

What Will Block Management Look Like in 2025?

block management, future

With block management changing and developing all the time, we were fortunate to have the opportunity to host some of its most knowledgeable people in a dinner and debate in London recently. The...

Is Regulation Needed in the Block Industry?

block management, regulation

As far as senior people in the block management industry are concerned, there are a few things that could be improved and tweaked to make it a better industry to work in. Several of them were...

What Can Landlords Do to Prevent Damp and Mould?

damp, mould

Damp and mould may start out small – a dark patch on the wallpaper or a wet window frame – but this gruesome twosome can end up causing huge problems for both tenants and landlords, especially at...

Christopher Watkin Interview [VIDEO]

Christopher Watkin, arla conference

At the ARLA Conference earlier this year, we were delighted to grab a few minutes with the incomparable Christopher Watkin, one of the industry's leading figures. You can see the chat we had below...

What is the Future of the Block Management Industry? [VIDEO]

block management

Block management is an industry in flux - various legislative and political pressures have been placed on it, and it's difficult to see where it might go in the future.

We were fortunate, therefore,...

How to Prevent Damp and Mould

damp, mould

They say that prevention is better than a cure and that’s definitely the case when it comes to damp and mould. Although there are many ways to treat damp and mould once it develops, it’s far...

How to Prevent Legionella in Your Property

legionella

Under Section 3(2) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, landlords are legally required to keep their properties free from health hazards and one of these hazards listed is legionella. But...

How To Identify Problem Tenants

tenants, inspections, deposits

When it comes to letting a property, it can be tempting to accept the first prospective tenant who makes an offer. After all, any rental void can mean unwelcome costs for landlords who...

The Fixflo Report 2018 Is Out Now: What Does It Say?

fixflo report 2018

The Fixflo Report is always insightful, regardless of whether the information it reveals is expected or unexpected. When you survey over 400 people, the results clearly have the potential to be...

How To Give Landlords And Tenants The Complete Picture Regarding Your Fees

compliance, fees display

Most agents are aware that, under the Consumer Rights Act of 2015, they’re legally required to display the details of the fees they’re charging landlords and tenants or face a hefty fine, but not...

Why Adequate Response Times Are Key to Repairs and Maintenance Compliance

compliance, adequate response

When it comes to maintenance and repairs, staying compliant (and within the bounds of the law) can be a contentious issue. Most of the rules around repairs are based on the interpretation of laws...

Martyn Gerrard at the ARLA Conference 2018

ARLA propertymark, fixflo, martyn gerrard

In April some of the Fixflo team made the trip from Elephant and Castle to the Excel Centre to attend the annual ARLA Propertymark Conference. In amongst the speeches and the swag, we were able to...

How First-Time Landlords Can Protect Themselves After Tenants Have Moved In

first-time landlords

You've found an agent, marketed your property, filled out all the legal obligations of being a landlord (gas, appliance and tenant reference checks to name just a few) and your tenants have moved...

Pet Detective: Why You Need To Do Your Research When Letting To Pets

tenants with pets, renting to pets, pets

We are a nation of animal lovers. From furry friends to fowls and fish, it’s estimated that around 45% of all households in the UK own a pet of some description - and they’ve all got to live...

Angus Roberts at the ARLA Conference 2018

ARLA propertymark, fixflo, angus roberts

The Fixflo team (and it was a team - there were about 10 of us!) were extremely fortunate to attend April's ARLA Propertymark Conference at the ExCel Centre in London, which attracts the biggest...

The Truth About Cats And Dogs (And Why You Should Be Accepting Their Owners As Tenants)

tenants with pets, renting to pets, pets

Traditionally landlords have been wary of renting properties to pet owners, fearing extra mess, damage and the unwanted animal odours that can linger long after the pet and its owner have gone.

Anthony Pepe at the ARLA Conference 2018

ARLA propertymark, fixflo, anthony pepe

Back in April, well before our Love Island and World Cup-drenched summer, Fixflo joined the cream of the lettings industry at the annual ARLA Propertymark Conference at the ExCel Centre in London....

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