Converting Let Only’s to Fully Managed

Converting Let Only’s to Fully Managed

Did you know that 50% of all the landlords out there choose to SELF MANAGE? I don’t know about you, I’m pretty clued up on legislation, but I have no idea how landlords that have full time jobs doing something else, manage to stay ahead of all the 170+ pieces of law...

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Letting Agents- tired of missing your targets?

Letting Agents- tired of missing your targets?

So many Letting Agents do a great job, killing themselves to get done the thousands and thousands of micro detail activities that make us a letting Agency, believing that by giving great service their business will grow, and to a certain point that is correct... But...

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Will us Letting Agents go the same way as MONARCH?

Will us Letting Agents go the same way as MONARCH?

Earlier this month, I was part of the 110,000 people that had to be “repatriated” to the UK, because of the Monarch demise, I was on the last Monarch flight out of Birmingham, before they announced at 4am, on Sunday morning, the company had gone BUST. What a shock!...

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HOW to keep and build GREAT teams…

HOW to keep and build GREAT teams…

As I go around speaking to agents from all across the country, I keep hearing the same thing, where are all the staff... from city centre, to rural, from northern to southern, the same problem exists everywhere, it’s very hard to find and hire good staff to work in...

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Banning of Tenant Fees- The Debate

Banning of Tenant Fees- The Debate

With heads still reeling from the announcement of the Tenant Fee ban, I’ve been travelling the country to speak with other agents, to discuss how we can deal with it. It’s more important than ever that we start talking about this now. We’re losing fees that have to be...

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Connecting With Your Audience on Facebook

Connecting With Your Audience on Facebook

It’s not always easy to market your services in an innovative way, especially when the market is saturated with every other letting agent trying to do the same thing. It becomes increasingly important to think outside the box, and make sure you're making the most...

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I Was Speaking to This Letting Agent…

I Was Speaking to This Letting Agent…

She asked me: “So how did you grow your business? I just seem to have stood still over the last year, I’m sure there is just too much competition!” It’s one of those questions that really made me stop and think, as I wanted to give her a good answer, and I found...

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Motivating Letting Agency Teams

Motivating Letting Agency Teams

Letting agency teams are no different to any other teams, except that as a business, within a letting agency, you will had extremely diverse teams, made up of people with completely different character. The staff in the “NEW BUSINESS” or lettings department which are...

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Property investing, is it all about the money?

Property investing, is it all about the money?

Sitting here at my villa, that I bought in 2000, it got me thinking, why do we really buy property and does that reason ever change? Growing up in the Margaret Thatcher era of “you’ve got to get your foot on the property ladder” I was as desperate to buy a property as...

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Social Media for Letting Agents – Does it work?

Social Media for Letting Agents – Does it work?

Hell yes! But only if you use it properly... and social media on its own, NO. So many people say “I tried social media for my agency, but it just didn’t work” in most cases, what agents do is post a bit each day, and wait for the valuations to come flooding in, but...

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Do you know your Numbers?

Do you know your Numbers?

A branch manager recently asked me on social media, has the market, changed? We are not getting anywhere near as many leads through as we used to and I just don’t know why. In private messenger, I started asking him his number, the number details, that lead up to an...

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Letting Agents: Why You Should NEVER Cut Fees

Letting Agents: Why You Should NEVER Cut Fees

Imagine the scene: you are walking around Harrods department store, and you see the most beautiful upholstered Victorian chair, with a rich red velvet fabric and dark wood trim.  You tentatively look at the price tag almost scared to look… what sort of price tag would...

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My interview on This Week in Property

My interview on This Week in Property

Recently I appeared on "This Week in Property" where I'm talking about my journey in property and lettings and the 10 things you should consider as a letting agent. You can catch the full episode by heading over to this link:...

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Paperwork- Paperwork- Paperwork

Paperwork- Paperwork- Paperwork

I was talking to a landlord at a networking event last week. He was explaining that, when it comes to letting his property, he has no idea what all the fuss is about. He gets his files and move-ins done in just 10 minutes, so why on Earth would he consider outsourcing...

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Tenant Fee Ban Workbook

Service Layer Restructure Workbook

How to optimise your agency and stop doing things for free.

Tenant Fee Ban Workbook

Acquisition & Mergers Guide

Everything you need to know about buying a letting agency or merging with another to keep you on track.

Tenant Fee Ban Workbook

Beat the Tenant Fee Ban Workbook

Click the image to download your copy of our Beat the Tenant Fee Ban Workbook so that you can discover 67 strategies to beat the ban in your business.

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