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What Millennials Look for in a Rental Property
What Millennials Look for in a Rental Property

1 in 3 Millennials will probably never buy their own house, a report by British think tank Resolution Foundation found. This has earned them the nickname “generation rent.” Of course, this isn’t to say that renting is bad, especially not...


Keep up to date with product improvements
Keep up to date with product improvements

Elevate is being continually developed and improved as our customer base grows and the requirements of the property sector evolve. Naturally you’ll want to know what is being released so that you can get the best from the software, and...


Cloud software for property management – coronavirus has proved how well it works
Cloud software for property management – coronavirus has proved how well it works

Letting and estate agents have known about the benefits of using cloud software for property management for years now. It’s hardly a new concept, or new technology. When the COVID-19 crisis struck the world in spring 2020, however, huge swathes...


How much does property management software cost for letting agents?
How much does property management software cost for letting agents?

Are you a new letting or estate agent just starting out? Or an established agency with an existing property software system? Either way, cost is always going to be uppermost in your mind when you’re considering any new purchase. Shopping...


How to find the best property management software – treat it like dating
How to find the best property management software – treat it like dating

If you’re a letting agent, estate agent, or property manager, then you’ve probably asked yourself that very question at some stage. “What is the best property management software for my letting or estate agency?” Now, asking a software company for...


A practical guide to client accounting software for lettings
A practical guide to client accounting software for lettings

Client accounting software for letting agents is a whole different ball game from normal office accounting software. Since your business holds client funds in trust, you are rightly subject to more stringent scrutiny. Landlords and tenants are trusting you with...


8 considerations when choosing secure cloud software for lettings
8 considerations when choosing secure cloud software for lettings

If you’re in the process of choosing secure cloud software for lettings that sounds downright scary. But it need not be. Not if you do your homework beforehand. Everyone is advocating moving business systems to “the cloud”. That amorphous blob...


Kitchen improvements suitable for rentals
Kitchen improvements suitable for rentals

Living in rented property carries certain restrictions. While a lot of landlords will be happy for you to paint and make some changes to the property, most tenants would rather avoid spending large sums of money on a property that...


5 mistakes new tenants make (and how to avoid them)

You may think you know how to rent but London’s lettings market is fast-paced, competitive and can catch you off guard. In this guest blog from Gordon & Co,  they outline a guide to renting property will help you avoid making basic...


5 inexpensive ways to add value to your rental property
5 inexpensive ways to add value to your rental property

Despite what you might think, increasing the value of your rental property doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are a number of simple yet cost-effective ways to achieve a higher return on your investment. In this guest post from Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord...


How to be a tax efficient landlord
How to be a tax efficient landlord

Portico London estate agents have asked the experts and seasoned landlord, Richard Blanco, for 10 legitimate ways to reduce your tax bill.  1.Expense, expense, expense The first step in making your property tax efficient is knowing what expenses you can...


5 tips for hosting a property viewing in spring
5 tips for hosting a property viewing in spring

It’s quite common to start thinking about putting a property on the market in spring, as buyers typically start looking for homes at this time of year. So how can you ensure a successful property viewing in these competitive times? Rose...