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What are agents like you doing to prepare for the Renters (Reform) Bill?
With the Renters (Reform) Bill on the horizon, we've assembled three of our experts to answer your questions on how to prepare for the Bill and how to reassure your landlords about the changes to come.
If you're interested in the topics raised in this podcast, here are some extra resources:
- Your Renters (Reform) Bill resource hub
- Q&A: 9 of your top Renters (Reform) Bill questions answered
- Podcast: How to stay competitive during peak lettings season - with Christopher Watkin
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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 landlords really selling up?57:18Mortgage 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.
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.
What English agents can learn from Scotland and Wales01:00:56This latest episode of the Newsagent podcast is a recording of our webinar with Ricky Purdy, Director of Residential Lettings at Dawsons, and Kevin Davidson-Hall, Consultant at The Property Franchise Group. Goodlord's Trilly Martin spoke with them both to get an understanding of just what English letting agents can learn from the experiences of Scotland and Wales under new systems of tenancy law. If you're interested in the topics raised in this podcast, here are some extra resources:Your guide to the Scottish rent cap and moratorium on evictionsScottish government commits to introducing long-term rent controlsYour guide to the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016Head to Newsagent to subscribe to the mailing list for all the latest news, views, and data from the lettings industry.
Experts React: Goodlord and Vouch State of the Lettings Industry report 202327:12In this special edition of Newsagent, William Reeve, CEO of Goodlord, and Tom Goodman, Managing Director of Vouch, go through the results of Goodlord and Vouch's State of the Lettings Industry report. They'll talk through:Supply and availability issues in the private rented sectorThe impact of the Renters (Reform) BillInsights into letting agents' salariesTenant affordability and why guarantors are becoming more commonYou can download the full State of the Lettings Industry report here: www.goodlord.co/state-of-the-lettings-industry-report-2023
Lettings legislation update: EPCs, consumer protection, material information, and more01:02:54The latest episode of the Newsagent podcast is a recording of our webinar with David smith, Partner at JMW Solicitors, and Goodlord's Director of Insurance, Oli Sherlock. They give a lettings legislation update, covering EPCs, short-term lets, material information, and more - as well as, of course, some insights around the Renters (Reform) Bill.If you're interested in the topics raised in this podcast, here are some extra resources:Your Renters (Reform) Bill resource hubYour complete guide to lettings legislation in the private rented sectorPodcast: How to stay competitive during peak lettings season - with Christopher WatkinHead to Newsagent to subscribe to the mailing list for all the latest news, views, and data from the lettings industry.