Five of the Best Property Management Software for Landlords

5 Great Property Management Software in the UK

Being a successful landlord requires a good relationship with your tenant, ultimately you want your property to be treated well, get paid on time and build long term relationships. Management of property has come a long way in recent years especially since the internet and certainly thanks to management software and apps. Today there are…

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Get Rentd, Get Rid of Letting Agents?

Who are Rentd

Let’s get rid of the middle man (person) is a common phrase and especially for those innovative concepts which come about in order to save people time and simplify processes. Better known under the theme of #Proptech in the estate agent (and lettings) industry and applauded by many, new ideas are entering the industry to…

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Fixflo Appoints Michael Murphy MBE as Non-Executive Chairman

PropTech company Fixflo (www.fixflo.com) which provides repairs and maintenance software used in hundreds of thousands of properties, has announced the appointment of Michael Murphy MBE as non-executive Chairman and the formation of a heavyweight Advisory Board. Michael is a widely respected business leader who has an extensive operational track record in high-growth and digital subscription…

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#PropTechDen January 2018 – Starts off with a full house

#PropTech start-ups, a panel of judges & investors and a room filled with an audience eager to see the latest new ideas was how things rolled at the first London #PropTechDen of 2018. The London venue was the Google Campus main hall and over 100 people attended to watch four companies pitch on the evening which…

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Qube Global Software new Media Partner for #ProptechDen 2017

The team over at Qube Global Software are kindly supporting our first ever #ProptechDen at Google Campus in London, April 19th. To secure your free tickets to watch a selection of startup / early stage proptech companies then simply visit the Eventbrite page here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/proptech-den-2017-tickets-31964167686 We already have a packed line up of those pitching on…

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And now it hits the fan!

Way back in October 2015 when an in-out referendum was intended to mend rifts in the Conservative Party and the shortest serving England manager had seen out a full calendar year, the Deregulation Act took effect for all new tenancies in England. With fundamental changes to both the way in which repairs were handled and the…

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Income from renting holiday homes can be huge.

Holiday homes exempt from cuts to Buy to Let tax breaks With George Osborne having clamped down on the ‘buy to let’ boom through his huge cuts to the property tax breaks, holiday houses are emerging as a new nest egg for those looking to supplement their income through property. While from 2020, landlords will…

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Visit properties regularly to stamp out multiple sub-tenants.

Recent news released from the NLA (National Landlords Association) reported that almost half of the tenants occupying rental property also partake in subletting that is not known by their landlords. This illegal practice is a growing trend, especially as immigration in to the UK continues to rise and costs landlords £1,000’s in costs for repairs…

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Repair Tips For Landlords from @Fixflo:

Investing in property may be seen as a safe way to make money, but it can be an expensive one too! If you’re new to buy to let you’ll quickly find out that the costs don’t stop once you’ve purchased the property. While ensuring that rent covers your fixed outgoings (mortgage, insurance, service charge etc) is…

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New Letting Agency Award To Highlight Great Service.

Following the success of raterAgent’s ‘Estate Agent of the Month’ award, which has seen hundreds of agent branches vying for the exclusive trophy each month in 2015, the innovative rating and review website has teamed up with Fixflo to launch a new, lettings-specific monthly award. Free for any letting agent branch to enter, all they…

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Repairs and Maintenance for rented properties.

The Fixflo report for 2015 out at the end of July makes very good reading and confirms how essential it is for Letting agencies to have a repair and maintenance management system in place. Research into the first 70,000 reports through Fixflo in 2015 showed: Busiest times for repairs being reported are between 9am-10am weekdays,…

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Fixflo Webinar Wednesday 5th August 2015! Book your spot ASAP!

Fixflo, leading online repair-report system, will be having their very first webinar on Wednesday 5th August. To book your place, simply visit the following link: http://www.fixflo.com/webinar/home?utm_content=buffer02d25&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Estate / Letting Agents across the country are choosing Fixflo for their online property management needs with now over 1,000 using their highly recommended report system. For a 14 day FREE TRIAL…

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Three Keys To Grow Your Agency’s Revenue.

Through my work at Fixflo I get to speak with letting agency directors across the UK every month. Although their local markets vary, the common thread wherever I go is the need for more stock. With feedback and insights from directors of letting agencies large and small, I’ve put together this simple three-stage plan to…

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Help your tenants to help themselves (and you!)

IT’S universally acknowledged that being a landlord has its fair share of headaches. No matter how nice your tenants are; you’re still leaving them in charge of your most valuable possession, which is a stressful prospect. In addition, much like your children, you’re only likely to hear from them if they want something. Or worse,…

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How To Make This Election Season A Profitable One.

With just over two months until the UK votes in a new government, it is a time of great uncertainty in the property market. In this short article we look at how you can position your agency and your clients to benefit from that uncertainty in the short and in the longer term. Background While…

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