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Pet Friendly Portal

Working from home has seen a rise in more tenants looking to have a pet. As the first portal to introduce a pet friendly section on our platform, we have seen a rise in landlords accepting more tenants with pets having piloted 18 properties where landlords have allowed pets and each property was let within around of 3 days of advertising with Letting Cloud. We get around 15 enquiries a month from...

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The Rental Market is Steady and Rents on the dip in some areas of the UK.

Market Rental Figures Rents have dropped in the past four months to September, the average rent for a two bedroom property decreased from £777 to £767, a one percent fall. The average in Scotland to rent a two bedroom property per month: Edinburgh averaging £1,100 – one per cent dipGlasgow averaging £800 – steadyAberdeen averaging £700 - steadyDundee averaging £600 - steady The...

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Tenancy notice periods and rules update 2020 – 2021

From Saturday 29th August 2020, UK agents and landlords must now give tenants a minimum six months’ notice before they can evict any tenant. There are some exceptions, and they are in the most serious of cases, such as incidents of anti-social behaviour and domestic abuse. On Friday the UK Government made the announcement and the new rules came into effect the next day, Saturday. From August 2020...

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Tenant Demands in 2020

With the new normal in daily life and the property sector back in full swing we can start to see some trends in the letting industry. From January to June 2020 Letting Cloud surveyed over 500 tenants asking them to rank their top five rental property features on their importance. The results were different to what we at Letting Cloud had predicted. The top five are: Broadband Speed: Pre lock-down...

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Property Market July 2020

Property Market July 2020 As we start to see a “new normal” upon us. It is great to see the property market back up and running effectively. With lock down effecting the market for a few months due to tenants not being able to move from properties, we can see a few knock on effects for tenants and agents. Feedback from our agents is they expect the next couple of months to be a busier than normal...

The UK property sector post COVID

How will the UK property sector look post COVID? I think we can all agree we are getting tired of Lockdown, COVID-19 and all things related!. It is still very much the main focal point in everything we do and i think this will be the case for a while to come. For the property market, sales and lettings there has been some major changes and also going forward i think these changes will stay. The...

Government Guidelines On Property Moves – COVID-19

Today seen the government issue some clear guidelines on all property moves – buy, sell, let and even removal firms, it’s all covered within the link below.For those who don’t fancy the lengthy read, I have added some of the basic measures which have been implemented: all pending mortgage applications will be extended for 3 months and reviewed frequently.all property sales are to be postponedall...

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 – Company-Update

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 20 March 2020 It is challenging times for everyone employed, self-employed and letting agents who are predominantly small businesses, sometimes family businesses and a lot of the time are a small three or four person team. Property advertising is a vital part of letting a property for landlords and agents and the number one place potential tenants will go to on searching for...

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