Reside Review: September 2021


The latest in lettings, from Bath and beyond. This month: pets, notice periods and the Renters’ Reform Bill Over the course of this year, we have firmly established that demand from tenants is comfortably exceeding property supply, with many tenants struggling to secure their property of choice. Reside’s vital statistics over the last month bear

Reside Named in Top 5% Of UK Agents


Reside has been named as one of the country’s leading letting agents in the largest and most rigorous analysis of the property sector. The Best Estate Agent Guide, which is produced by The Property Academy in conjunction with Rightmove, is the only industry award which does not require agents to nominate themselves or pay to

Reside Review: August 2021


Reside General Manager Toby Martin brings you news of the rental market in August 2021. As inevitable as an England batting collapse, August was yet again another busy month for the rental market. Recent trends of property supply being outweighed by tenant demand reached new heights, as competition for properties contributed to us letting more than 50%

Reside Review: July 2021


Reside General Manager Toby Martin rounds up rental market activity in July 2021. A month of frenetic rental activity resulted in Reside’s busiest July since the company opened in 2008. July 2020 had set a new high for lets agreed over the course of the month, but this year proved busier still. New applicants registering for properties

EPCs on Listed Buildings: what do landlords need to know?


Reside’s Toby Martin dives into the puzzling world of minimum energy standards in the private rental sector, and how they apply to Listed properties. By law, any rental property must have an energy efficiency inspection carried out in order to place the property on the rental market. The energy efficiency of the property is graded

Reside Review: June 2021


Reside General Manager Toby Martin rounds up rental market activity in June 2021. Market Update The rent trend of high tenant demand versus low property supply continued during June 2021. Competition for properties reached such heights that our average letting time between listing a property on the market and having an offer accepted by the

Why Are Property Videos So Important?


Reside’s Toby Martin explains why video tours have risen to prominence over the last 18 months. When England went into its first national lockdown in March 2020, it prompted a significant change to our industry. For years, property agents have relied on glossy promotional photos and in-person viewings to sell or let properties, but our

Reside Review: May 2021


General Manager Toby Martin rounds up the month of May, with news of new notice periods for landlords, the Queen’s Speech and more. Reduced Landlord Notice Periods As of the 1st of June 2021, notice periods for landlords have decreased from six to four months. The government temporarily increased notice periods to six months in

How To Tell If Your Letting Agent Is An Expert


General Manager Toby Martin breaks down exactly how to tell if your letting agent knows their onions. If your boiler broke down, what would you do? The chances are you would find a Gas Safe plumber to fix it for you – someone suitably qualified, who you can trust to carry out a quality job.