The impetus for writing this came when my landlord thanked me and acknowledged my efforts to keep his property nice and maintained.
Such a small token gesture made my efforts feel appreciated as a tenant.
I didn’t aim for praise; I’m a house proud person naturally.
However, I do understand the power of being able to demonstrate that I’m a trustworthy tenant – always have, so giving potential landlords reference and even photographic evidence of my tidy nature, always seemed sensible. Continue reading “Achieving a positive appraisal”
The human species today has wrapped itself in an electronic cocoon of protection.
People today actively seek approval from ‘likes’ on a daily basis through Social Media, chase good financial credit and so seeking recognition from a letting experience is inevitable.
Offering support and recognition within a more modern letting industry will be progressive and inevitable. Continue reading “Normalising end-of-tenancy appraisals”
Are traditional references putting your reputation and client property at risk?
I’ve come to realise that protecting your client’s property while at the same time encouraging positive tenant behaviour is the next logical step forward for the lettings industry as a whole.
You’ll come to realise this too. Continue reading “Technology for vetting”
Today, I met a private landlord who’d heard about Letting101’s embryonic development.
He wanted me to view his property after several months of stress dealing with and evicting tenants after they stopped paying rent.
This is his astonishing story.
The first shock came when I saw the skip on the driveway, and the second shock came when I entered the property and found builders stripping the plaster of the walls. Continue reading “The motivation”
The financial industry has had one for ages; the insurance industry is currently mission creeping; their incentive-based rollout and the lettings industry can proudly begin a data-driven future too.
Here’s our guide to appraising tenants fairly:
1. Positive and negative factors are most helpful. Continue reading “End-of-tenancy appraisals made easy”