The Alto property blog

All the latest tips and tricks from the best property software team, helping you be the best agent.

Should I start my own estate agency?

Is now the right time for estate agents to go it alone? We discuss this hot topic with a panel of industry experts in episode one of our brand-new video series, Altogether.

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9 rules for selling properties on social media

With the emergence of newer platforms such as Tiktok, how is the landscape changing for agents selling properties through social media? Here are 9 new rules to live by.

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The Altogether sessions

Get the inside scoop on everything from starting a new agency to mastering data, with leading agents and Alto experts. Plus, get exclusive free downloadable content for you and your branch.

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The rise of self-employed estate agents since Covid-19

Post-Covid, many buyers have got used to viewing properties virtually. At the same time, many more agents are now more open to remote working as self-employed estate agents

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Using Alto if you’re starting your own estate agency

The pandemic has driven an increasing number of agents to go it alone. So why should you choose Alto if you're starting your own estate agency?

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How Covid-19 has shaken up tenant referencing

Covid-19's impact on casual, hopsitality-based employment has been colossal. So it's not surprising that tenant referencing practices have had to shift too - here's how.

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Will the pandemic change the estate agent branch forever?

There’s still lots of talk about the future of the workplace. How can cloud-based property software support a long-term move from the branch?

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Using your estate agent CRM to support new starters

With buyer demand high since the start of the pandemic, many agencies will have recruited. Here's how your estate agent CRM can support.

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Digital identity verification & property management software

New standards for digital identities could help open up the possibility of using smartphones in the conveyancing process. What do estate agents need to know about the changes?

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Driving efficiency with your letting agent software

With high demand and lots of movement in the lettings market, we look at how Alto letting agent software can drive efficiency during busy periods

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