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What would you do as a landlord if your property was stolen, not the fittings, TV, iPad etc no, but the property itself. This is the unfortunate situation of Zuria Ali, who returned to his property to find only the concrete pillar holders, some pieces of broken wood and a smashed TV. The entire main structure of the house including the walls had mysteriously vanished, along with many of the... Read more
1. Tell us who you are and what your job title is. Phil, The Prince of Insufficient Light. I'm the Vice President of Marginally Legal Activities. 2. What do you do at Upad? I pretend I'm an evil genius in a secret lair 3. What do you most like about your job? Darning people to Heck, rolling my eyes and being sarcastic 4. What did you do before you worked for Upad? I made up... Read more
1. Tell us who you are and what your job title is. Carlos Escalope Fandango - I make the engines roar on the good ship Upad. 2. What do you do at Upad? I run the engine room. 3. What do you most like about your job? Sailing the uncharted waters of the letting market, helping weary landlords find their way to the 'cross on the map'. 4. What did you do before you worked for Upad? I... Read more
The Upad office is a festive scene of mince pies and skiving off a bit early today, so we'd just like to say a massive, massive thanks to everyone who's helped to make this year so amazing for us. (It's kinda hard to believe that this time last year, we didn't even have an office!) Hope you have a great day tomorrow. If you need us between Christmas and New Year, we're open from the 29th to... Read more
Beautiful piece in The Daily Mash this morning: With the rental sector booming, letting agents are set to topple estate agents as Britain's leading bunch of tick-like scumbags. ... Stephen Malley, associate director of deliberate awkwardness at the letting agency Badmove, said: "For decades estate agents have been hogging all the revilement and loathing. Lettings agents have not even been... Read more
Well. Sir Humphrey. We can certainly be pleased. Really minister? Yes! We're one of the winners in the spending review. But minister, housing has cut more in percentage terms than any other department. Exactly. Stars of government. People envy us! We cut more waste. Trimmed more inefficiency. Rolled back the state more than anyone else. But it does mean we have less money to spend... Read more