Starting your own lettings agency
This course will help ensure you are compliant when starting your business and that you are trading legally. It will also detail why it's important to have a discernible difference from your competitors.
- Your business presence, traditional or online
- Business promotion and what makes a difference
- Essential documentation: tenancy agreements and Terms of Business
- Compliance matters: what you need to know
- Legal and safety requirements
- Property legislation
- Housing Health & Safety Rating System (HHSRS)
- Environmental Health Officers and power to enforce
- General legislation
- Marketing your business and how to attract landlords and tenants
- Setting up property systems
- Qualifying applicants
- Viewings and offers
- Booking and following up market appraisals
- Listing a property
- Additional services
Our popular virtual classroom offers a streamlined version of our face-to-face courses. You will benefit from a dedicated session with our expert trainer from the comfort of your home or office. To enable the course to run smoothly, we ask that you mute your microphone unless asking a question and keep your camera on.
With our face-to-face courses you’ll benefit from the full lesson plan plus an increased level of interaction and group work. This is your chance to participate in group discussions with our expert trainer and other delegates on the course.
Location: Propertymark Westminster, 4th Floor, 5-8 The Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3JS
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