May 11, 2012 Leave a comment
The days when house hunters flicked through the local paper to find their next home are long gone as the nation turns more and more to the internet. This has presented an expensive problem for private landlords, who are typically charged in the region of a month’s rent by a letting agent to advertise their property. In the past, landlords have not been able to advertise privately on the big property websites such as rightmove and PrimeLocation, and the only solution has been to use a letting agent to give them exposure on these sites.
This has all changed with the advent of online letting agents. Without the need for a high street presence, internet based agents have much lower overheads and offer landlords the ability to advertise their properties on the major property websites for little or no cost.
The process requires more input from the landlord as the internet based agent does not visit the property at any time. Read more of this post