Letting agent news
Is it time for letting agents to improve their image?
Although landlords and their tenants don’t always see eye to eye, there is one thing that unites them: their mutual dislike of letting agents.Read more
How to carry out a thorough property inspection
Property inspections are a fundamental part of the UK’s private rental market. They provide both letting agents and landlords with the opportunity to assess how the current tenant is treating their home. If you team up with Stride Let Protect, you’ll havRead more
Is the letting fees ban going ahead?
Letting agents are right to feel a little perplexed as to whether the fees ban is actually going ahead or not. This issue has been in the spotlight for some time now, so the team at Stride Let Protect thought it would be useful to set the record straight.Read more
How will the MEES energy efficiency standard work for heritage properties, asks CLA
With the New Year in sight, the clock has officially started ticking for letting agents and landlords to make sure they’re ready for the government’s minimum efficiency standards (MEES), which are to be introduced from 1 April 2018.Read more
Lettings market blacklist should be made available to public
When certain letting agencies make the headlines for the wrong reasons, a common consequence is for the public to tar others in the sector with the same brush. It’s a shame how the reputation of an entire industry can be impacted by such a small minority.Read more
46% of landlords would reject tenants over their credit score
46% of landlords would reject tenants over their credit score. If some issues do arise during the tenancy, it’s best for landlords to have protection in the form of rent guarantee insurance. This is something you can offer landlords through Stride Let ProRead more
Four in ten university students turn a blind eye to contents insurance
Four in ten university students turn a blind eye to contents insurance assuming their landlord had sorted it out for them. Stride Let Protect, letting agents and landlords can offer students our comprehensive tenants contents insurance.Read more