The Alto blog

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

Four ways to separate property software companies

With so many property software companies to choose from, how can you be sure that you’re making the right decision when investing in a platform?

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A data migration solution

Data migration remains one of the biggest barriers to switching or updating property software, but with Alto it doesn’t need to be a burden. 

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Avoiding double data entry

What exercise is time-consuming, increases costs and demotivates front and back office staff? We’re talking double data entry, and how Alto helps you avoid it.

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Meeting demand for remote landlord property management

Landlords are inherently busy people and in the COVID-19 era, there has never been greater demand for remote property management. 

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The benefits of transparent customer communications

In an era where consumers demand instant results, replacing manual communication with automated updates can really help to keep customers informed and, in doing so, improve satisfaction levels. Here, we explore the benefits of transparent customer communications for estate agents.

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The secret to sending successful emails

Ever felt like your email marketing campaigns get lost in a black hole? Discover how property management software can help to maximise your returns and elevate your emails.

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Letting agent software essentials

Choosing the best letting agent software to help speed up processes and enhance your operations can be a minefield. Here are four key things to look for when making your decision.

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The case for cloud-based

Cloud-based software came into its own during the pandemic. Nigel Lewis looks at how it's been helping agents run businesses from back bedrooms.

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Property maintenance in a locked-down world

The ongoing realities of social distancing mean sticking property maintenance regulations isn’t always possible. What should agents do? Here are some of the key issues to consider.

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Cities House Price Index

UK city house price growth in February 2020 was +1.6%, higher than the +1.2% a year ago. That said, in recent weeks coronavirus has had a rapid impact on housing demand.

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