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Are landlords really selling up?
Mortgage rate increases, the cost of living crisis and legislation is causing some landlords to sell up. This means we’re seeing less properties available - with more tenants at the same time looking for properties. But it’s not doom and gloom - with savvy agents knowing how to turn issues into opportunities.
Join this webinar to hear from Megan Eighteen, Director at Location, Location and Darren Owen, Sales Manager at Infinite Property. Hosted by Goodlord CEO, William Reeve, they’ll discuss how agents can address supply issues - and find opportunities in challenging time.
Download Goodlord and Vouch's State of the Lettings Industry Report 2023 today for the full insights - and head to Newsagent to subscribe to the mailing list for all the latest news, views, and data from the lettings industry.
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How can agents use technology to win landlords in 202457:23Technology can be a maze for letting agents. However, with the right tools and opportunities like AI or social media, technology can help win landlords and help tackle issues, such as fraud. Join Megan Eighteen, Operations Director at Location Location, Kirstjan Byfield, Mission Commander & Co-Founder at The Depository and Costas Frangeskou, Director of Growth at Goodlord, to discuss how letting agents can use technology to win landlords this year.What they cover:Current perception of rental technology and landlord trends we expect in 2024What role will artificial intelligence play in the future of lettings?How can technology help your agency tackle issues such as fraud?How can letting agents use social media and digital marketing to win landlords?
What letting agents need to know for 202401:00:102024 is set to be a busy year for letting agents, from changing availability of housing and fluctuations to the energy market, to the Renters (Reform) Bill and the impending general election. Join Ryan Heaven, Associate Solicitor at Dutton Gregory, Rob Owens, Head of Research at E.surv and Rik Smith, Director of Tenancy Services at Goodlord, to discuss everything your agency needs to know this year.What they cover:Trends in the rental market - will there continue to be more tenants and less availability of houses?The cost of living and energy bills - what should agents be aware of?Upcoming legislation and its impact on letting agents, landlords, and tenantsWhat other things to expect from 2024
Decoding the future of property licensing for agents22:28In this podcast Orla Shields, CEO of Kamma, explains the importance of property licensing for agents.This includes:The risks of manual checksThe changes in Rent Repayment OrdersPossible property licensing fines for not being compliant
Taking advantage of the Renters (Reform) Bill01:06:44You’ve heard it before: The Renters (Reform) Bill is coming, timelines are uncertain, and you need to prepare. So what more is there to say?The Renters (Reform) Bill gives a number of unique opportunities for agents to get ahead. Join the webinar and hear from Laura Tweedy at Gatehouse Chambers, Sean Hooker from the Property Redress Scheme and Goodlord’s Oli Sherlock. They’ll go through ways you can take advantage of the bill - from winning new landlords to boosting your revenue.What we’ll cover:How agents and landlords feel about elements of the bill - and how you can win landlords roundOutcomes from the Second Reading - such as changes to the courts process - and implications of the Committee stage - such as introducing a Decent Homes Standard to the private rented sector.Conservatives vs. Labour - current political views on the Bill, and what further changes to expect in 2024, with a possible General ElectionHow agents can take advantage of the bill - from reassuring your landlords to boosting revenue
How technology can help agents to stay compliant30:19The compliance checklist for letting agents is a long one - and technology is one way to help limit the burden this places on you and your lettings team. In this podcast, Tara Lynch, Head of Product at Alto goes discusses:How letting agents are embracing technologyHow technology can help agents to stay compliantWhy technology can prepare your agency for the future
Demystifying tenant deposits, choices, and trends33:43In this exclusive podcast Ben Grech, CEO of Reposit discusses demystifying tenant deposits, choices, and trends.Topics covered:Misconceptions around deposit alternativesWhat is innovation? And what will happen to agents who don't embrace technology?Tenant trends and choices
Experts React: The Renters (Reform) Bill second reading42:28The Renters (Reform) Bill went through a second reading in the House of Commons on Monday 23 October. This gave the first opportunity for MPs to debate policies within the bill. Join letting legislation expert Oli Sherlock and Ryan Heaven, Solicitor at Dutton Gregory in a special podcast, where they share their first reactions of changes to Section 21 and discuss the implications for landlords, agents, and tenants. What they’ll coverFirst thoughts on the second reading What’s happening with Section 21 Timelines - what’s next, and what should we expect in 2024?How agents should start preparingQ&A
Are you an above average letting agent?01:05:01What is it like being a letting agent in 2023? Our latest State of the Lettings report revealed what the industry really thinks about changes in the sector, with insights from more than 1,150 tenants and more than 850 property professionals, including letting agents and landlords.A panel of experts joined this webinar recording to share their experiences and insights, so you'll hear from Gina Peters, Partner at Dutton Gregory; Glenn Perry Founder and Managing Director at Zest Sales and Lettings, and Neil Baldock. Director at Charles David Casson. Goodlord's Oli Sherlock hosted the session.Download Goodlord and Vouch's State of the Lettings Industry Report 2023 today for the full insights - and head to Newsagent to subscribe to the mailing list for all the latest news, views, and data from the lettings industry.