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Industry news and product updates from the Goodlord team.

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December 04, 2017 -

What can we learn from the tenant fee ban in Scotland?

Tenant fees were banned in Scotland in the 1980s, but the law was reinforced in 2012 because agents were found to be charging fees irrespective of the law. One way we can try to make sense of the fee ban in England is to examine the aftermath of what happened in Scotland.

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November 27, 2017 -

Goodlord and The PropTech Revolution

Already worth billions of pounds, the property sector is undergoing a metamorphosis. Find out how a new wave of tech companies are transforming the industry by reinventing the ways in which we rent, sell, manage, and transact property.

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November 20, 2017 -

Top 5 Things Your Lettings Negotiators Could Be Doing if They Weren’t Swamped With Admin

Ever wondered what your negotiators could be doing instead of manually setting-up tenancies and battling with tedious admin tasks? Find out the top 5 things they could spend their time on if they didn’t have to worry about admin.

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November 13, 2017 -

Life after letting fees: seeking new revenue streams

Following the letting fee ban, it’s time for agents to start thinking beyond the transaction. Find out how your lettings agency can create new revenue streams and continue to prosper as a business.

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November 06, 2017 -

Four Facts to Help You Understand the Tenant Fees Bill

Plans for a letting fee ban were first announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond last November, but a year later they have finally come into draft. Find out what the Tenant Fees Bill means for the lettings industry, and what sanctions will be actioned if the ban is breached.

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November 01, 2017 -

Five Reasons UK Agencies are Turning to Goodlord

Transforming the way lettings are transacted across the UK, Goodlord have pioneered a new way of getting agents, landlord and tenants to work together. Having created a more transparent and streamlined process, Goodlord have quickly began to grow a flourishing community. Find out the top five reasons why UK Agencies are working with Goodlord.

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October 11, 2017 -

3 Steps to a Faster, Easier Rental Process

Learn exactly how the Goodlord platform makes the lettings process not only cheaper, but more time-efficient for your agency.

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By Oli Sherlock

July 10, 2017 -

3 Steps to Differentiate Your Agency

The way agencies are monetising their businesses is changing. Here's 3 steps on how you, the agent, can differentiate yourselves from the crowd of competitors.

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By Andy Petersen

June 23, 2017 -

Letting Agents... Let's talk!

How are lettings agents, landlords and tenants reacting to the Queen’s speech? What does it mean for the lettings industry and how can this challenge become an opportunity?

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By Max Cotterell-East

June 16, 2017 -

GoodRunners - The Color Run

We participated in our first ever team run, the Color Run! Colored powder, foam and party hats aside, we look at the benefits of starting a running group at work. The commitment, the bonding experience and confidence and health boost it can give you.

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By Lauren Hall

June 08, 2017 -

Promoting Women in Tech

How can we combat gender imbalance in the tech industry? In what ways can we empower women in Tech to reach top positions and go against the staggering odds. We discuss our first steps and future plan to tackle this industry issue within Goodlord.

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By Maggie Lay

June 08, 2017 -

Catalyst of Mobile Technology

How can we make our lives better, more enriched and satisfied? The evolution of mobile technology is ongoing and will continue to improve our personal and professional lives.With regards to business, technology has brought a new level of productivity.

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By Shannon Jose-Riz

October 19, 2016 -

Paramount Properties Hits Their 50 Deal Milestone

Paramount Properties has recently come on board—we’re excited to welcome them to the Goodlord family! They’ve also just hit their 50-deal milestone (and probably more by now), and so we decided to sit down with Jane Hewitt, who manages the marketing activities at Paramount, and ask her a bit about what they think of the platform so far.

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By Ayurella Horn-Muller

May 23, 2017 -

Flat Hunting in London: Top 3 Things Expats Should Know

Every year, around 10,000 people from around the world move to London to take advantage of its cultural diversity and career opportunities. Even though this can be an exciting time, it can also be an overwhelming process.

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