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What is Tenant Referencing?

If you're a new landlord who has just taken control of their first buy to let property, then it's highly likely that you have a number of questions swirling around in your head. Even if you're confident about marketing your property and attracting tenants, it's likely that you still have questions about how you can [...]

By | 2016-09-06T08:36:08+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Info, News, Referencing|0 Comments

How Do I Advertise the Property I’ve Inherited?

If you've just inherited your family home, or the home of a family member and have decided to become a private landlord, then it's time for the hard work to start. Renting out a property can be a good investment, but it can also be difficult to find tenants if you fail to do the [...]

By | 2017-03-13T09:35:12+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Advertising, News, Property|0 Comments

Rentr Property Marketing: Managing your Marketing Preferences

Before you start to manage your marketing preferences be sure to update your app. 1. Update your App! The first step for maximising your property marketing potential is to make sure you have updated your app to the most recent version. 2. How do I manage the Rentr property marketing preferences? Once you have added [...]

By | 2017-03-13T09:35:13+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Advertising, Landlord, News, Property, Tools|0 Comments


One of the many useful property management tools available from the Rentr app is the ability to create and sign contracts with tenants conveniently through your tablet or smartphone. This especially useful as the importance of having an assured shorthold tenancy agreement or other tenancy agreement in place, and indeed signed before a tenancy begins, [...]

By | 2017-03-13T09:35:13+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Info, Landlord, News|0 Comments


Free Gumtree advertising for 90 days? Yes, you read that correctly – we’re offering you free Gumtree advertising for 90 days during the summer-y months of June & July! So whilst you’re firing up the BBQ, stocking up on sun tan and enjoying the cheeky (but well deserved) bottle of ice-cold beer, why not take [...]

By | 2017-03-13T09:35:13+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Advertising, News, Property, Tools|0 Comments

No DSS: Should you let to Tenants on housing benefits?

Many Private Landlords turn away Tenants that are on housing benefits, and some of these Tenants say that this is unfair. So why do they do it? There are actually many reasons why a Landlord might choose to refuse to let their properties to DSS tenants. Read on to find out more information on letting [...]

By | 2016-09-06T08:01:19+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Advertising, Deposits, News, Referencing, Tenants|0 Comments

How to Conduct Successful Viewings with Existing Tenants

When you’re looking to rent out your property for the first time, you can have complete control over the how the property looks. When you have someone living in your property, it’s a different story. You might not have been in the property for a while, you don’t know whether it will be tidy, etc, [...]

By | 2016-09-06T08:02:31+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Advertising, News, Property|0 Comments

How to Target the Right Tenants

It’s always the top tip for Landlords – target the right Tenant. Whether you have a property, or you’re thinking of buying buy-to-let, the first thing that you should do is imagine what you want out of the property. Tenant Demographics Everyone needs somewhere to live, so how do you figure out which type of [...]

By | 2017-03-13T09:35:13+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Advertising, News, Property|0 Comments

A Guide to Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements

One of the most common forms of tenancy, the Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST), usually runs for 6-12 months. They make sure that your deposit is protected and that you’re given notice of eviction. Here we take a look at the basic information that you need to know. Before you Move in You should get a [...]

By | 2016-09-06T08:06:40+00:00 December 8th, 2015|News, Tenants|0 Comments