Letting and Estate Agency Business Package

Southcourt Property is the leading UK provider of Letting and Estate Agent Start Up Training, Websites and Software and have been providing letting and estate agent training for more than 20 years.

The Letting and Estate Agency Business Package is a detailed blueprint of the modern, digitally-enabled Letting and Estate Agency.  It contains everything required to start a successful letting or estate agency, along with growth and operational running procedures.  With our proven Business Package, you can start gradually or quickly, part-time or full-time, from home or from an office.  

We’re members of the Property Ombudsman Scheme and the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, and are registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).  We support hundreds of agents across the UK and Europe, and you’ll find everything is contained within the Business Package to enable you to get started quickly and grow your business

How it Works

We offer 4 Start Up Packages:

Business Package

Letting & Estate Agency Business Package

Website Package

Estate and Letting Agency Website & Software

Professional Package

Business Package + Website Package

Platinum Package

Professional Package with Pro-Marketing

Below you can find detailed information on each package.

What's included in the Business Package

Letting Agency Training and Operating Manual

Consisting of 25 sections, a total of 480 pages packed full of powerful and essential processes in step-by-step format, marketing and legislation covering every aspect of the business, including how to find landlords and build your business. Learn More

Estate Agency Training and Operating Manual

Included within the Operating and Training Manual and packed full of clear guidance, business set up, relevant legislation and a clear and powerful marketing strategy. Supporting online, hybrid and traditional business models. Learn More

Telephone and Email Support

Cell or email anytime for expert support and guidance. We offer a full support service to our new agents, so that you can be sure that you will be doing things right. You can also gain the edge over other local agents with our innovative products and services ONLY available to Southcourt agents. Learn More

Contracts, Forms, Agency Terms, Templates

More than 100 editable digital documents are provided on the USB flashdrive that we include in the package, and also available via download in our support centre. You'll have constant updates to the latest versions ready to personalise & use. We include all the documentation that you will need to use on a day to day basis. Learn More

Boost Start Action Plan

A combination of highly effective methods of locating and signing up local landlords, tenants, vendors and purchasers without spending a penny on advertising. We explain many effective ways to find and sign up property vendors and landlords. Once up and running you can of course continue to utilise the same cost-effective processes time and again. Learn More

Social Media Growth

We demonstrate the best strategies, techniques and methods used to grow our own and many other lettings and estate agencies. You unique selling points are key here, and we show you some ingenious ways to reach audiences that other local agencies find hard to reach. Learn More

Free Market Leading Agency Software

As a Business Package client, you'll have access to a cloud based full management software system free of charge, including client management, statements and CRM, with video tutorials. We've also established exclusive arrangements with leading software providers to provide the platform for efficient growth and operation of your business. Learn More

Preferential Supplier Rates and Agency Support

Because we support more than 1000 agents across the UK, we've been able to negotiate large discounts on a range of services relevant to your agency. These services are paramount to the operation of your agency, see our "Agency Support" page for details. Learn More

Referencing Credit

You can benefit from a generous £100 credit on credit checking and referencing, with rent guarantees with the UK's leading supplier of ancillary trade products. This has been specially negotiated and is designed to provide a welcome boost to your cashflow when you're starting out. Learn More

What's included in the Website Package

Letting Agency and Estate Agency Websites

Choose from a range of 12 website designs, which we build, host and set up to your colours, branding and location, ensuring that your website, is unique to your business. You can list unlimited properties on your site, and they include our cloud-based software to automatically upload properties to the portals. Learn More

Cloud Based Software

Our software gives the option to list your properties on your website, plus on over 170 property portals, and includes floorplans, energy performance certificates, virtual reality and 360 video tours. Because it's cloud based, and comes with the App, you can work from home, office or from the coffee shop – perfect when you need to manage your properties on the go! Learn More

Search Engine Friendly

Our websites are built to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards, they're compliant with Google's guidelines. We ensure that the correct content, headers and metadata specific to your agency is correctly coded, resulting in a powerful online presence and one which enables you to launch a new site quickly and correctly.

Website Package Features & Benefits

  • Choice of 12 design layouts
  • Unlimited colour themes
  • Personalised with your company colours, logo, business details and local area map
  • FREE set-up and support
  • All page text included, fully editable
  • Picture fade-show on Home page takes up to 6 pictures, use ours or provide your own
  • Price includes .co.uk domain name registration, or use your own
  • List UNLIMITED properties To Let, For Sale, Overseas, Commercial
  • Includes portal upload software integration
  • List Featured or Latest Properties on your Home page
  • Meets Current W3C Web Standards
  • FREE User guides and support included
  • Choose your own theme colours
  • All standard page text included (fully editable)
  • Property search in list or map view
  • Up to 30 photos slideshow for each property
  • Property search by local postcodes or suburbs if desired
  • Google Maps including Google Real Street View AS STANDARD
  • Street View Panorama included (can be switched off) AS STANDARD
  • Full details page for each property – with photo slideshow AS STANDARD
  • Tenant/Landlord (and/or Buyer/Seller) registration/contact form AS STANDARD
  • Printable individual property details
  • Send to a friend form
  • Unlimited 10GB (upgradable to 25GB) email & addresses, autoresponders etc.
  • Hosting includes IMAP,  POP,  SMTP email plus WebMail facility – access your email from anywhere worldwide
  • Full hosting control panel including website visitor statistics analysis, free add-on software and much more
  • Upload UNLIMITED properties to the major portals e.g. RightMove, Zoopla, FindaProperty etc.
  • Option to upload UNLIMITED properties to over 40 Free to List property websites
  • Option to upload UNLIMITED properties to over 170 property websites worldwide – far more than any similar system you may see
  • All automatic once set up, easy to use 24/7
  • List Residential Properties To Let and/or For Sale
  • List Commercial Property if required (invisible if not required)
  • List Overseas Property if required (invisible if not required)
  • List Rooms to Let if required (invisible if not required)
  • List UNLIMITED Properties, with unlimited users
  • Log in and update from anywhere worldwide 24/7
  • Full Property Management – easily add and edit property details 24/7
  • Flag properties as New, Featured, Available, Let Agreed, Under Offer, SSTC, SSTCM, or Reserved
  • Upload your agency fees to portals with your property listings
  • Advanced property search and display
  • Upload EPC graphs and 3D floor plans
  • Properties fully viewable on mobiles, tablets etc.
  • Our websites can be used with external cloud lettings – estate agency software.
  • Share properties to Twitter, Facebook and RSS feeds

Advertise all your properties for free on Facebook Marketplace with automatic synchronisation with your website and our software


What's included in the Professional Package

The Professional Package contains both the Business Package and the Website Package (shown above). 

As well as the benefits from the Business and Website Package, you’ll also have the option to include:

Business-Class Email

Ensure that you stay connected with your clients using our state-of-the-art email servers. Set up email on your phone, tablet, computer or use webmail in a browser. Massive capacity 10GB (upgradable to 25GB) unlimited mailboxes on your domain, i.e. [email protected] [email protected], [email protected] etc. Learn More

Free & Powerful Inventory App

Unlike other providers, there is no charge for our inventory app. Our inventory App provides the foundation for modern inventories, using a market leading professional mobile App. This really makes an excellent marketing point for your agency, which can then boast the latest technology over and above other agents.

SMS and Applicant Matching

You'll have the option to switch on the powerful applicant matching feature in our advanced software, which will send automatic property alerts to a list of sign ups who have previously expressed interest in a set of property requirements. When a newly added property is marketed, they will be the first to hear, thereby reducing the time taken to make your sales/lettings.

What's included in the Platinum Package

The Platinum Package provides everything in the Professional Package, plus includes a Rapid Start Marketing, branding and SEO enhancement as shown below:

Effective Social Media Marketing

We’ll create a real social buzz around your agency when it opens using the amazing power of social media. A series of launch posts are carried out then professional daily 7 day a week posts on both Facebook and Twitter (or any other networks) for you to ensure you launch your agency with a bang! The result can be truly staggering resulting in great visibility and lead generation. Learn More

Professional Corporate Video

Professionally crafted and branded video showcasing your agency, promoting your unique selling points, and establishing a firm foothold in your local area. Used in conjunction with social media, it enables you to compete on an even footing with even the largest agents in your area.

SEO with Full Analytics

We set up your own analytics engine to ensure that your website receives full search engine visibility in compliance with the appropriate Google guidelines. This includes analytics on which keywords are the most relevant, weekly or monthly reports, and allows you to login to check how your site and visitors are performing.

Customised Marketing Graphics

High-resolution bespoke graphics are important for your agency to ensure consistent branding, incorporating your chosen colours, logo and if required local area. Once complete, these graphics can be used and shared as part of your marketing activities, in client emails and on your website as required to improve brand awareness and help consolidate your business presence in your area.

Link and Directory Building

A powerful and necessary element of establishing a new website online, we will ensure that your website is submitted to directories relevant to your niche, and that links back are obtained wherever possible. In compliance with Google's guidelines, this ensures that, in combination with the analytics your SEO performance trend is consistent and valid.

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