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

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

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

The Advantages of Letting from a Private Landlord

There are a wide range of different advantages to renting your home from a private landlord, as opposed to an agent. Here we take a look at the top five benefits of choosing to let with a private landlord. More Property Available When you’re looking to rent, there are many more property options for renting [...]

By | 2016-09-06T08:07:20+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Landlord, News, Tenants|0 Comments

How to find good Tenants

Getting good tenants in your property can mean the difference between a satisfying business and a very unhappy one. By ‘good’ we mean tenants that will pay on time and in full, they look after your home and follow the rules set out in the contract. It’s therefore important to make sure that you determine [...]

By | 2017-03-13T09:35:13+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Advertising, News, Referencing|0 Comments

Right to Rent Rules and Rentr

On the 20th October 2015, the Government announced a new obligation on all English landlords to check and store documents that show their tenants have the right to live in the UK. Following a trial in the West Midlands that has been in progress throughout 2015, the new rules state that from the 1st February [...]

By | 2017-04-18T13:22:54+00:00 November 16th, 2015|News, Referencing, Responsibilties, Tools|0 Comments

Property management: where should I keep a tenant’s deposit?

As a private landlord, you have a legal obligation to keep your tenant's deposit in a tenancy deposit protection (TDP) scheme. This needs to be done within a 30 day period following the beginning of a new tenancy, as if you don't you could face a number of issues. To help make this clearer for [...]

By | 2017-03-13T09:35:13+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Deposits, Landlord, News, Responsibilties|0 Comments

How do I make my private properties to rent stand out?

The buy-to-let market is hotly competitive. In a crowded market, it can be difficult to attract tenants to your property and arrange viewings; however Rentr can help you with both of these things. As a private landlord, it's understandable that you want your properties to let as quickly as possible, protecting your investment in the process. In [...]

By | 2016-09-06T08:16:22+00:00 October 16th, 2015|Advertising, News, Property, Viewings|0 Comments

How do I arrange viewings for my private rented property?

A very important part of your property management when you have private properties to rent is arranging to have prospective tenants come and view them. By letting people physically see the flats or houses you have available you not only increase the likelihood of occupying them much faster, you also get to meet the prospective [...]

By | 2017-03-13T09:35:14+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Advertising, Info, News, Viewings|0 Comments