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
Is it acceptable to tell tenants that the only way to report repairs is via your website or through an app like Task Manager? You can't dictate how tenant's report repairs, it's the tenant's choice how they do this. Your tenancy agreement should clearly state this, highlighting how tenants can report repairs in writing, in … Continue reading Repair Reporting: What You Should Know
From March 20th 2019, agents and landlords must comply with the Homes (Fitness For Human Habitation) regulations. The Inventory Check The first step to demonstrating your property is fit for human habitation is to think about inventory check. You should re-design your inventory check to meet the Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS). Photo … Continue reading Explaining The Homes (Fitness For Human Habitation Bill)
Letting to a friend or family member? Read our guest blog... I’m sure we all have customers who insist on renting to their family members, personally I couldn’t think of anything worse. It’s not that I’m against family but renting to family never seems to end well. I have a close friend a few years … Continue reading Friends and family, who’d have them?