Month: June 2019

Optimism surrounds buy-to-let market, survey finds

27th June 2019

Around two thirds (64%) of UK landlords are optimistic about the outlook for the residential buy-to-let sector over the next three years despite Brexit worries, according to a new survey. A significant number of landlords are using the current market volatility to grow their portfolios: nearly a fifth (19%) are looking to grow their portfolios […]

Spotlight on Letters’ wide experience across York property market

24th June 2019

Our wide property portfolio, caring ethos and emphasis on prompt communication with both landlords and tenants is highlighted in a newly-published profile of Letters Property Management Ltd by software provider Goodlord. Managing Director Anya Mathewson tells how she has built the independent and firmly local business on providing clients with solid advice based on experience […]

Letters’ new 24/7 repairs reporting service

18th June 2019

Reporting repairs is now easier after Letters introduced a 24/7 online reporting system which allows us to gather all the right information and instruct contractors quickly and effectively. Tenants in our managed properties access the step by step guide to reporting the problem via their smartphone, tablet or computer without download, and provide us with […]

New tenant fee ban – what does it mean for you?

1st June 2019

Tenants will no longer be charged fees at the beginning of their tenancy, after new rules banned agents from charging for credit checks, inventories and references. The only fees letting agents can charge after June 1st 2019 are ‘permitted payments’ such as deposits, certain changes to the tenancy agreement, late payment and lost keys. The […]