Remote viewings are not a new concept. In fact, they have long been used in other industries, so it's not surprising that landlords and letting agents are now making the most of virtual technology to render the letting process even quicker and easier. But just because something is quick and easy doesn't necessarily mean it's the right thing to do. So when viewing properties to rent virtually, how do you know you've made the right choice?
Properties rented in the UK have to be safe and comply with current legislation and measures for Gas, Electrical and Water safety. But with so much compliance for the private rental sector (PRS) to navigate - have landlords successfully completed EICR's in time and does that mean tenants are now safe?