The second installment of our special Christmas Cracker Newsletter carries more of the best read and most commented upon news articles and guest columns during 2011. May we take this opportunity to wish you, your family and your business a healthy, happy and prosperous year to come in 2012. Our regular Newsletters will re-commence on 5th January.
Five of The Most Read Articles This Year
Letting Agent Ripped Apart by Social Media - It was heavily commented and also one of the most read. How social media affected a letting agent.
Your Property & Economic Predictions for 2012 – Mark Alexander asked for your predictions for the coming year. You can still add yours.
Carpeting and flooring in your buy to let - Flooring tips from interior designer and guest columnist, Ally Interiors.
UK interest rates may not rise for years, says BoE governor - The Bank of England prediction from June saying they don’t see interest rates rising for two years.
“Don’t Shoot The Messenger!” Harassment vs Chasing Overdue Rents - Part of Ben Reeve-Lewis’s Don’t Shoot the Messenger series from September on best practices for chasing rent.
Six of The Most Commented Articles This Year
The HMO Debate – an admission of defeat - Ben Reeve-Lewis again, this time admitting defeat in the defining of an HMO that sparked much debate.
Letting Firm Probe Follows Student Complaints - The original news story about the letting agent that provoked the debate on the role of social media.
Tales from the Frontline - A glimpse inside the world of Ben Reeve-Lewis as a Tenancy Relations Officer.
The GOOD Landlords Campaign - The original article from Mary Latham that spawned our Good Tenant Campaign where she outlined her own plan for reaching out to tenants.
The Devil is in the Detail - Mary Latham delving deeper into the deposit protection changes, it was one of the most read too.
EU Trying To Kill Buy To Let – sign the petition to STOP it now - The petition against the proposed EU buy to let mortgage regulation which has reached nearly 3,000 signatures unsurprisingly is one of our most read and most commented.