What do I need to do to start operating as an estate agent? Should you work in lettings and wish to go into sales the main thing you should consider in terms of compliance is your AML procedure. As well as compliance, we recommend spending some time researching the sales procedure to ensure you're fully … Continue reading How To Start In Property
Going BANG? We’ve put a list together of things you can do to ensure your letting or estate agency has that extra snap, crackle and pop, whilst also utilising our Openview property software to enhance your marketing. 1 Offer Online As well as offering a traditional high street service, adapt your agency to online. Launch your … Continue reading Who’s Going “BANG”?
When it comes to marketing your agency, "offline" marketing is just as important as your online approach. We've outlined some key things you should consider. 1 Newspapers Some say it's rather an old approach but listing your property in the "local" newspaper is still a very effective method of marketing. 2 Cards If you were … Continue reading In The Community?
Processing the selling and buying process as efficiently as you can is vital, not just to achieve excellent service but to also enhance your reputation in the industry. We've outlined a key timeline you can use when going through the selling or buying process. Advertise Research new business Organise valuation Carry our valuation Chase lead … Continue reading The Moving Process: Your Step By Step Guide
The government has released several "How To" guides for the housing sector. Whether it's buying, selling or letting a property, the guides detail everything your tenants, buyers or vendors need to know. Should you be a letting agent it's important you issue your tenants with a copy of the latest "How To Rent" guide at … Continue reading How To Guides For The Housing Sector
We asked our drone expert, Jae, for some guidance into how agents can use drones to enhance their marketing. How can agents use drones to enhance their marketing? An agent I'd expect would use a drone in order to take pictures of any property they have. I'm under the impression at the moment that it's … Continue reading How Can I Use Drones To Market My Property?
What we want to do is try to give you a flavour of the kind of services we provide, to hopefully assist you in the going through change in your business. Something that is personal, getting fit, losing weight is often perceived as very positive but the minute this is mentioned in relation to business … Continue reading What’s Your Exit Plan?
Whatever industry you’re in, making a profit or loss is a crucial aspect of keeping your business afloat, as well as a potential factor in the growth of your company. We appreciate that making a profit can be extremely difficult at this competitive time and we urge letting agents and landlords to follow our simple … Continue reading Profit Or Loss?
Being a registered agent can provide you with many benefits, whether you’re with NAEA or ARLA. Below we’ve outlined the benefits you’ll receive. Professionalism By signing up to a scheme your brand will be seen as more professional. It's important to make your registration clear by displaying the ARLA or NAEA logo on your paperwork, … Continue reading The Benefits Of Being Registered
Whether you’re a letting agent, estate agent or landlord, getting to know your client’s credit score is becoming more and more important. It’s vital you apply the following knowledge to conduct a successful credit check, so you can make an informative decision about whether to take on the tenant or (in some cases) work with … Continue reading Know your client’s credit score