Got tenancy issues you can’t resolve? Call us before you spend on a solicitor

September 17, 2015 | Rose Walters

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ll already know that through our informative posts, we like to offer snippets of industry-specific advice to our followers and clients alike. This week, we’re focussing on dispute resolution. It can be a sensitive topic for some, who adopt a passive or evasive approach when it comes […]

Tenant 101 – Part 2

September 10, 2015 | Rose Walters

Most landlords take the necessary action and put the appropriate measures in place to prevent possible issues arising with their tenants, but even with the best preparation and protection in place, a landlord can find themselves in an unfortunate position of having to seek advice on a stressful tenancy issue which is costing them time […]

How could property management work for you?

August 14, 2015 | Rose Walters

  Many landlords tend to take on every aspect of their property management – whether they own just one property or have a portfolio of many. The problem with this is often that you can burn out through doing too much – especially those who have other business interests or who work full time as […]

Tenant 101 – Part 1

August 4, 2015 | Rose Walters

  Lettings agents deal with a whole host of tasks on behalf of their landlords – from sourcing and vetting tenants to arranging for routine maintenance, collecting rent money and resolving disputes. One of the most common reasons landlords come to lettings agents in an emergency involves problems with their current tenants. Whether that’s an […]

The Lettings Industry – Fact File

July 9, 2015 | Rose Walters

  For first-time landlords and seasoned property managers alike, the lettings industry can sometimes feel like a complex and mysterious beast. As it is not currently regulated, there can be wide variations in the nature of services offered and the practices employed between agents. So with that in mind, allow us to shed some light […]

Landlord Do’s and Don’ts

July 2, 2015 | Rose Walters

  Whether you’re new to the property industry or are a seasoned landlord, there is always room for improvement. Take a look at our top tips below for landlords who want to progress and expand their portfolios in 2015, as well as growing other business interests and perhaps minimising the time, energy and stress involved […]

What to expect from your letting agent

June 23, 2015 | Rose Walters

When it comes to doing business, no matter who you are dealing with or what you want them to do for you, there are expectations involved. There are certain businesses where these expectations need to be crystal clear – and property companies and their clients are certainly subject to this need for clarity. The lettings […]

How to maintain good relationship with tenants

June 4, 2015 | Rose Walters

An integral element of the lettings and property rental business is the standard of relationship you have with your tenants. If you deal with them directly, then you may have a very close, friendly relationship. On the other hand, you may be experiencing problems with ‘nightmare tenants’ who are constantly arguing with you, missing payments […]

Why use 5 agents when you could use one?

May 18, 2015 | admin

Landlords with property portfolios spanning the whole of the North West (or nationwide) often end up dealing with several letting agents – one or more for every town or city. This might make sense at first – but in actual fact it is probably wasting you valuable time and money as a business and as […]

What should you consider when choosing a letting agent?

May 11, 2015 | admin

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