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Guest Blog – Switch on to digital content possibilities

Sally Lawson has been harnessing the power of social media for a number of years, now more agents are beginning to realise the benefits of an online presence, which is helping others discover what works for them. “Years ago when I first started exploring how I could use social media to boost my business, there […]

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Guest Blog – Regulation will help us earn respect like Canadian realtors

Increasing regulation of the UK property industry will increase the respect the general public has for the profession, says a leading training company director. Kate Gregory previously worked for Sotherby’s when she lived in Canada – seeing first-hand the impact of strict regulation on the running of the industry, and public perception. Now back in […]

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Tackling the headache of Void periods

Occupants of buy-to-let properties tend to move on at some stage, whether that’s because of work or perhaps they’re getting on the property ladder themselves. But the problem of empty properties also affects more than just the homeowner and agent; it impacts energy and utility providers as well.  As we find ourselves in the middle […]

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How the property sector must adapt during the year ahead

What the year ahead represents, therefore, is a series of unique challenges which can only be overcome with creative thinking and an understanding of how the landscape has shifted. It’s now more important than ever that landlords, letting agents, and tenants alike know how to mediate the challenges of short supply. The reality is that […]

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What taxation will affect your agency and landlords in 2022 and beyond?

The topic of tax is already looming large in the lettings sector in 2022. Landlords have had it tough in recent years, with changes to mortgage interest relief impacting the profitability of rental property investments. The housing crisis has spurred policymakers and campaigners to look to tax-based solutions, and investor behaviour has shifted as landlords […]

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What is the impact of low stock on the lettings market?

Professionals in the Lettings Industry will be very aware that the demand for rental properties is at an all-time high. However, the amount of available stock is dwindling, especially in the North of England. But why is this happening and what impact is it having on the market? Why is there no stock? The Nottingham […]

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UPDATED: Right to Rent Checks are changing

On 6th April 2022, new legislation will change how Right to Rent checks are conducted by landlords and letting agents in England. What’s changing? From 6th April 2022, landlords and letting agents will be able to use a certified Identity Service Provider (IDSP) to check the identity and eligibility of British and Irish citizens to […]

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Vouch in the News

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Contingency planning for 2021

2020 was the year of the unprecedented. Covid-19’s impact on the property market simply couldn’t have been prepared for and, despite the damage caused, property professionals have poured their efforts into recovery. What 2021 represents, therefore, is a crucial opportunity to reflect on the lessons learned, and ensure the year becomes one that is led […]

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Women in Leadership – Interview with Rachael from Helpthemove

Helpthemove’s Rachael joins us to talk about women in leadership roles within the property industry after her recent promotion to Managing Director. The stereotypical view that it must be a man in the leadership role is changing, with more women being recognised for their hard work and contribution to organisations across the property industry. Here […]

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