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.
Our face-to-face courses adhere to the latest Government safety advice and 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.
The safety of our staff and members remains our highest priority and we offer a full range of digital learning opportunities. All face-to-face courses organised by Propertymark will be conducted fully in line with the latest Government guidance.
If you or someone in your household are experiencing symptoms on the day or prior to the meeting, please inform us so we can cancel your booking and offer your place to our waiting list. If you have any questions please contact our Courses team on 01926 417 787 or email [email protected]
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