The constantly evolving COVID-19 crisis is causing incredible pressure on landlords, letting agents and tenants.
Firstly, we want you to know that the Lettingweb team will do our utmost to remain fully functional and will be here throughout the pandemic to help and answer any questions or concerns you may have.
We will be updating this blog with relevant information, links and advice for agents, tenants and landlords over the coming days and weeks ahead.
Keeping The Letting Industry Moving
At Lettingweb we have deployed, and are working around the clock to rapidly improve our technology to help letting agents continue their business during these periods of isolation.
Letting Agent Advice
This will no doubt be a tough time for businesses, but there are steps we can take and Government help available to get through it.
- ARLA/PROPERTYMARK CHECKLIST:
ARLA/Propertymark have created a very helpful Checklist to Keep Agencies Operating which we recommend you read here: http://bit.ly/2wXPAv0
- COVID-19 HELPLINE FOR SCOTTISH BUSINESSES:
The Scottish Government have also set up a COVID-19 Helpline for
Scottish Businesses. You can reach them on 0300 303 0660, Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm.
Read more about the COVID-19 Helpline here http://bit.ly/2TSeSDL
- SCOTTISH ASSOCIATION OF LANDLORDS’ ADVICE:
The SAL are providing comprehensive advice for both agents and tenants which we recommend you read here:
The COVID-19 pandemic will be tough on a lot of people, especially those who become ill or must self-isolate and may lose income, meaning they can’t pay rent on time.
Thankfully, there are schemes in place which may help minimise impact on agents and landlords in situations like this.
MONEY ADVICE SERVICE GUIDE:
The Money Advice Service have uploaded an informative guide for those who are financially impacted by COVID-19, and ways they can avoid defaulting on their rent payments: http://bit.ly/39Rxw4e