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KEYWORD "PropTech" - 100 RESULTS
Lee O'Brien, Managing Director of iad UK

Who are you and what does it say on your business card? I’m Lee O’Brien, Managing Director of iad UK. In your experience,...

11 June 2024

From: 60 Second Interview

NRLA’s compliance service links with high-profile PropTech firm

PropTech platform Goodlord has partnered with safety certificate provider Safe2 to offer compliance work for the lettings sector.  Safe2 - recently acquired...

04 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords: Who Are You Going To Vote For?

Around half of landlords say they are unsure about how they will vote in the General Election. A joint survey of around...

23 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Has Sadiq Khan Delivered Enough New Homes for London?

Research by PropTech firm APRAO has asked whether London Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan has delivered on new homes for the capital. On...

18 May 2024

From: The Big Issues

Half of tenant moves triggered by landlord sales - new survey

There’s been another survey of landlord activity in the private rental sector - and this one shows that 50% of tenants...

17 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Loophole means Section 21 Ban Delay “is not what it seems” - claim

A prominent PropTech supplier claims the government’s pledge to delay the ban on Section 21 evictions until court processes have been...

14 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Renters Reform Bill - these are the amendments to watch

There are over 200 amendments to the Renters Reform Bill having its Third Reading in the Commons today. PropTech supplier Goodlord has...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Former Leader of the Conservative Party to appear at UK Landlord Show...

National Landlord Investment Show has announced that the former Leader of the Conservative Party, the Rt Hon Sir Iain Duncan Smith,...

16 April 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Buy to Let mortgage lender urges borrowers to improve energy efficiency

Specialist investment lender Hodge has joined forces with Propflo, a PropTech startup, to urge customers to make their properties more energy-efficient...

16 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords warned of huge rise in tenant fraud attempts

An analysis of over 600,000 tenancy applications has found that fraudulent applications rose by 140% last year.  The analysis, carried out by...

12 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Fines for non-compliant landlords skyrocket as councils cash in

Fines for rogue landlords and agents in London have surged past the £10 million mark.   With 19 council licensing schemes and...

10 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Rent up, Voids down - new snapshot of lettings market today

The latest Rental Index from PropTech supplier Goodlord has recorded a rent rise and a reduction in void lengths over the...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Anti-fraud protection offer for landlords

The National Residential Landlords Association has teamed up with a provider of so-called ‘smart property protection technology’. This means that landlords can...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Amendments to Renters Reform Bill backed by senior industry figure

Amendments to the Renters Reform Bill, designed to give landlords more protection, have won the backing of a prominent industry figure. Neil Cobbold,...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord leaders and Housing Minister to address conference next month

The housing minister and the chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association are amongst 60 speakers named for an upcoming...

19 January 2024

From: Breaking News

What's Going To Happen To The Rental Sector in 2024?

The year of proptech  The proptech revolution has been a long time coming but I think that 2024 will the year in...

16 December 2023

From: Agent Advice

Shamplina endorses new anti-fraud PropTech tool

Landlord Action supremo Paul Shamplina has endorsed a new PropTech tool aimed at stopping landlords falling victim to fraud. Title Guardian claims...

07 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords list student homes free on new portal (until they let)

A new rental website which claims to list “all available homes for young people in one place” has raised well over...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Student rental platform adds 45,000 properties before new term

Housr, a student living start-up, says it’s started its second year by adding 45,000 properties to its platform ahead of the...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Surprise PropTech boost in Autumn Statement small print

Buried in the small print of the Autumn Statement paperwork is a boost for digital technology and PropTech. In the documentation released...

23 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Turning? - rents drop and voids increase as weather cools

Rents saw an autumn dip in October, following three months of rapidly escalating prices across England.  According to PropTech firm Goodlord the...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech platform gives instant comms between landlords and tenants

A new rental property listings platform - called Krispyhouse - allows landlords and tenants to communicate directly, without letting agents acting...

20 October 2023

From: Breaking News

New app to improve communication between tenant and landlord

Lendlord, a platform for the property investment space, has launched a Tenants App to streamline the way renters communicate with landlords. The...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Politicians Warned - speak to experts before making rental policies

Politicians meeting at party conferences this week are being urged to listen to property professionals before setting policies about the private...

02 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Letting agents claim to be undervalued and underpaid

Over half of letting agents say they are uncertain as to whether they want to remain in their jobs for the...

27 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Tax, Red Tape and Soaring Costs force landlords to quit

A survey of thousands of landlords, agents and tenants has provided new evidence of buy to let investors quitting in droves. Over...

12 September 2023

From: Breaking News

NRLA boosts services to landlords after big PropTech investment

The National Residential Landlords Association is moving into PropTech by providing a platform for safety compliance and one for managing aspects...

04 September 2023

From: Breaking News

How much longer for Renters Reform details? Industry figure demands action

A PropTech entrepreneur has renewed his criticism of the government for failing to put flesh on the bones of the Renters...

30 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Quitting Buy To Let? Here’s a list of where you can sell up quickly

Landlords pulling out of buy to let because of high costs and overbearing regulation now have a guide to how quickly...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Tenants can buy landlords' homes via cash-rich tech platform

A currently low-profile service that helps landlords manage portfolios or even sell their properties to tenants says it’s raised a big...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Quandary: why did rents rise so much last month?

July was a record breaking month for the rental market, claims a PropTech company. Goodlord analyses tens of thousands of completed tenancies...

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

If you think this is bad ... letting agents warn of worse to come

A small poll of 100 letting agents by PropTech firm Goodlord has revealed that a strong majority believe the current pressures...

25 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords hit with record licensing fines says PropTech firm

London landlords and letting agents have so far been hit with more than £900,000 in fines in the first half of...

10 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New AI products aimed at landlords using Airbnb

New AI-powered products targeting Airbnb landlords have been launched by property management service GuestReady. They are integrated into the company's existing Property...

27 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Call for landlords to check fire info is accurate and on display

A PropTech firm claims that its research shows a third of tenants have not seen fire safety certificates or information about...

23 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Another PropTech integration pledges to disrupt rental market

Another PropTech innovation claims it will disrupt part of the rental market - this time, the student accommodation sector. Housemates Connect API...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Free PropTech service to help landlords on energy costs

A tech platform claims to have developed a means of optimising energy costs on landlords’ voids. When rental properties are empty and...

24 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Message to landlords - use letting agents if it’s all too much…

A PropTech entrepreneur is advising landlords worried about red tape to use letting agents. Neil Cobbold, managing director of rental payment service...

19 April 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech study paints bleak picture of landlord sentiment

As landlords face losses as high as £7,500 this year – thanks to increased mortgage and living costs alongside a tax overhaul...

12 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Steady As She Goes - rental market at a standstill

After a hectic period of rent rises it appears that the lettings market is at a standstill according to PropTech firm...

11 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Budget could help landlords AND tenants, insists PropTech chief

A leading figure in the PropTech sector wants this week’s Budget to provide more funding for local council enforcement of rental...

13 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Rental market snapshot for landlords - new figures

The rental market is firing on all cylinders again according to the latest market snapshot from PropTech firm Goodlord. It says void...

06 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Invest in Tech to Weather the Economic Storm

The Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors’ latest Residential Market Survey made for gloomy reading for many in the property market –...

18 February 2023

From: Lettings PropTech

Energy efficiency experts can be found via new tool for landlords

An accreditation scheme has produced a free-to-use tool aimed at landlords seeking to make their residential properties more energy efficient and...

10 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - what tenants worry about most in their rental home

A new survey by PropTech firm Goodlord has the unsurprising conclusion that the biggest worry for tenants is that their rent...

13 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Rents dip as winter market sets in

The rental market remained relatively steady in recent weeks, according to the latest index from PropTech firm Goodlord. Void periods have remained...

06 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords hammered with record fines for licensing failures

Landlords are being hit with record fines as growing numbers of local councils launch licensing schemes.  PropTech firm Kamma, which monitors council...

09 December 2022

From: Breaking News

More landlords pushed into Making Tax Digital headache - claim

An accountancy expert claims that inflation and rising rents could push more landlords over the £10,000 threshold for Making Tax Digital.  Currently...

21 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Room To Let - no rent required!

An online platform is launching to match people with space to let with tenants in need - but no rent will...

09 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Energy Innovation - Bank allows tenants to check their EPC

Digital challenger bank Tandem has launched a new platform that allows people to check the EPCs of their or other properties,...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents fall as lettings market shows first signs of cooling

The intense heat felt across the lettings market over recent months appears to have cooled a little according to the latest...

03 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental Reform Delay allows proposals to be rewritten says industry chief

One of the highest profile figures in the lettings industry says the apparent inaction by government over rental reform gives an...

04 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents rise to record levels as stock shortage rules the roost

September saw the highest average rental costs ever recorded by Goodlord, according to the PropTech firm’s latest index.  With the previous record...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Technology: Helping landlords combat the Cost of Living crisis

The residential sector is a key component of the government’s mission to lower carbon emissions – in 2021, it accounted for...

01 October 2022

From: Lettings PropTech

More enforcement needed if rental reform ever actually happens - claim

More enforcement is required if the government is to introduce the scale of reforms it has called for in its recent...

28 September 2022

From: Breaking News

PropTech firm branches out into buy to let purchase service

GetGround - which until now has been a service to help landlords form companies - has launched GetProperty, a service guiding...

26 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Latest alarm laws risk overwhelming landlords - warning

Landlords risk being overwhelmed and deterred by the volume of changing legislation surrounding the private rental sector, a PropTech entrepreneur warns. Jonathan...

23 September 2022

From: Breaking News

State of the Lettings Industry - survey results revealed

PropTech firms Goodlord and Voich have released the findings of their annual State of the Lettings Industry survey. Some 2,600 agents, landlords...

13 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Rent Freeze “end of private rental as we know it” - claim

The Scottish Government’s dramatic immediate introduction of a rent freeze and eviction ban could mark the beginning of the end of the...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents Up, Voids Down - but a warning of tricky months ahead

The average cost of rent across England dipped one per cent during August, taking prices down to a national average of...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords fined millions in latest enforcement crackdown

PropTech firm Kamma says total fines for agents and landlords have now topped £8m in London alone with a £238,000 increase...

12 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Fraudsters Foiled! 20% of suspicious applicants are con artists - claim

An analysis from PropTech firm Goodlord claims that landlords would have lost a combined £1m over the last year without anti-fraud...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Historic low for voids as rental market under-supply goes on

Voids hit what has been described as an historic low in recent weeks, according to PropTech firm Goodlord. It says the average...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Deal gives landlords access to legal, regulatory and licensing info

Prominent buy to let service the Mortgage Advice Bureau has announced a new partnership that should allow landlords to arm themselves...

01 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Investment firm to buy and refurb thousands of low-EPC rental units

A property investment platform is to spend £1 billion buying and retrofitting thousands of homes in the private rental sector, The...

26 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Super-App allows tenants to arrange viewings and make offers

A digital platform that claims it will “finally bring renting into the modern age” says it has secured £4.5m in funding. A...

26 July 2022

From: Breaking News

What do you feel about the State Of The Lettings Industry?

PropTech companies Goodlord and Vouch have come together to call for input for their State Of The Lettings Industry report. And with...

08 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rent rises moderating as summer market kicks in

Rents rose by an average of 2.8 per cent during June, taking the average cost of a rental property in England...

04 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords’ biggest worries identified by PropTech site

PropTech supplier Inventorybase has drawn up a league table of what it calls the private rental sector’s most complained about issues.  After...

23 June 2022

From: Breaking News

New build price rises lag behind a second hand market

Landlords considering new build properties to enlarge their portfolios may get more of a bargain than they expected. New data from the...

13 June 2022

From: Breaking News

How landlords can profit from having a digital billboard on a property

Property owners who have a building or disused piece of land by a high traffic road can make a significant profit...

11 June 2022

From: Lettings PropTech

Evictions - Lettings experts ponder likely changes

Two respected figures in the lettings sector want landlords and tenants to consider the future of the eviction process. Paul Shamplina -...

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Taxes - Landlords urged to tell government

The long Jubilee Weekend celebration may be almost upon us but landlords are being urged respond to a major property tax...

01 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Five million renters in unhealthy homes - industry supplier’s claim

A PropTech company which aims its products at landlords, claim that over 600,000 landlords are breaking the rules when it comes...

27 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords can spread fee payment with new PropTech platform - claim

A PropTech platform says it’s giving landlords the opportunity to spread their management fees and marketing costs across the duration of...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Win-Win for landlords, claim tech firms in new partnership

A new PropTech link up pledges to be a win-win for agents, landlords and tenants. Muuvo, a platform which is free to...

18 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Four out of five tenants have never missed rent claims PropTech firm

PropTech firm Canopy says four out of five tenants have never missed a rent payment and that this should give them...

09 May 2022

From: Breaking News

New platform will help landlords optimise yields from property

A new version of PropTech platform Yuno claims to solve the problem of how a landlord should decide what is the...

05 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Dramatic rise in typical tenant’s income - new figures

A lettings market snapshot prepared each month by PropTech firm Goodlord claims there has been a dramatic rise in the typical...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Should landlords go it alone and not bother with agents?

Looking after rental property is more complicated and more important than it was 20 years ago according to a leading lettings...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Tenants given 15 questions to ask landlords and agents

A controversial PropTech rental platform has issued a list of questions and issues to check when tenants rent from a landlord...

12 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Cost Crisis: why offering tenants support makes good sense

Landlords are many people’s favourite pantomime villains, on the hunt to hike rents and squeeze profits. The reality, however, is proven...

09 April 2022

From: The Big Issues

Women-only rental website expands service to tenants

A lettings platform that operates for female tenants has announced enhancements to its service.  Her Roomies differentiates itself by being a female-focused...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

PropTech boost for landlords using TDS deposit system

The Tenancy Deposit Service API has now integrated with Yaris, a cloud-based property management software provider. The integration allows landlords, agents and operators...

06 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Boom Continues: Rents up and voids down as landlords prosper

There’s been a big rise in rents in the past month according to PropTech supplier Goodlord. They are now at their highest...

05 April 2022

From: Breaking News

More assistance for private renters hit by pandemic

PropTech supplier Canopy has launched a new service to help tenants affected by the pandemic.  Last year Canopy was awarded a grant...

29 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Over 100 experts to woo landlords at investment show this week

The Property Investor Show is back for its 20th year with 100 property sector experts and exhibitors in London this week. The...

29 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Tomorrow - webinar for landlords on upcoming Right To Rent changes

One of the country’s most respected property lawyers is to discuss changes to rental processes live at a webinar tomorrow.  David Smith,...

16 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Online PropTech conference for portfolio landlords later this month

A fledgling trade group its holding an online PropTech conference later this month. The Portfolio Landlords Action Network - PLAN - is...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords Alert - record month for new licensing starts soon

PropTech firm Kamma says 11 new discretionary licensing schemes for landlords are set to launch in April - a record. This is the...

10 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Digitising the Landlord's Buy To Let Lifecycle

Buy to let is complicated - and getting more so by the week, as regulations and restrictions abound. Keeping track of this,...

05 March 2022

From: Lettings PropTech

PropTech boss wants rental reform - but landlords must be kept on-side

A leading figure in the PropTech sector says more regulation could make the rental sector fairer and more transparent - but...

28 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Hammered! Flying start for online auctions in 2022

Auction House London has sold the highest number of lots in one sale in over a year, at its first auction...

23 February 2022

From: Breaking News

PropTech Failure? Long-standing rental app disappears

A rental app which was pitched to landlords and tenants as “making renting a seamless and transparent experience” appears to have...

15 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Exclusive - fixed-rate lettings platform to roll out across the UK

A new fixed-rate platform has been launched that says it will save landlords thousands of pounds in management fees. Rentd claims to...

09 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Fledgling landlords trade group to stage tech exhibition this month

The Portfolio Landlords Action Network - PLAN - is to hold its first tech exhibition with five companies explaining their benefits...

07 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Rents and voids stay strong thanks to ongoing lack of stock

It’s a familiar story from PropTech supplier Goodlord as it releases its latest rental market snapshot - a lack of stock...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Council to use Zoom to unveil new initiatives for landlords   

A council is to unveil its latest initiatives for landlords via a webinar. West Berkshire council will be running a virtual landlord...

01 February 2022

From: Breaking News

HMRC landlord tax - new PropTech tool aimed at investors

A personal finance app says it’s teamed up with a new technology firm to provide a service helping landlords prepare for...

26 January 2022

From: Breaking News

How Tenants Can Build a Credit Score

The New Year is typically a time for people to take stock of their finances and ensure that they’re on strong...

15 January 2022

From: Top tips & guides

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