Legal documents updated: Section 8 notices

April 6th, 2015|

If you follow the Landlord Law blog (highly recommended, by the way), you'll notice that Section 8 notices (landlord seeking possession) have gone through a few changes. Working with Tessa at Landlord Law, we've updated the Section 8 notice we provide in RentCentral to accommodate these changes. You can check you've got the latest version [...]

Update news: Get deposit protection deadline reminders, automatically

November 3rd, 2014|

Deposit protection is a core part of the lettings process in the UK and it’s easy to get wrong. Penalties are high and making a mistake can cause you all sorts of problems. Since 6 April 2007, landlords have had to protect tenant deposits using either custodial or insurance-based protection schemes. Landlords (or their agents) [...]

Like to try Pro features? Start a free 30-day Pro trial!

October 29th, 2014|

Pro plans unlock the full power of RentCentral, with a huge range of features and benefits. Now you can sample this power for free with a 30-day Pro trial. We’re hugely proud of the features RentCentral provides to help landlords keep track of their property portfolios – but many of these features are only available [...]

Update news: Occupancy statistics for Pro users, new deposit return system

October 7th, 2014|

We've just released the latest updates to RentCentral and there's no point doing it if you're not going to tell someone about it, so here goes: New: Occupancy statistics This is one of the most-requested features from our users, and is often called Void analysis - although we prefer the more positive-sounding Occupancy statistics. Pro users [...]

Better tracking of overdue rent, new Pro packages available

October 2nd, 2014|

RentCentral has always been a great tool for keeping track of your incoming rent (the clue's in the name), but it's just got a bit better. The dashboard page has been updated to show you the top four overdue tenancies - sorted by value - as well as the total number of tenancies in arrears. There's [...]

RentCentral shortlisted in the Landlord & Lettings Awards 2014

September 20th, 2014|

We've hugely proud to announce that RentCentral has been shortlisted for an award at the prestigious Landlord & Lettings Awards 2014/15. These awards are run by Landlord & Buy to Let magazine and are now in their sixth year. RentCentral are shortlisted in the Website category. To get shortlisted, RentCentral has been judged on a [...]

RentCentral adds ASTs, S21 and S8 notices – autofilled for you!

July 23rd, 2014|

Today's a big day for RentCentral - we're upgrading to support one of our most requested features. One of the most popular requests we receive from our users is for template documents to help them set up and manage tenancies. Nearly every private residential tenancy will be based around the Assured Shorthold Tenancy structure, and [...]

Extended your mortgage? Here’s how to record it in RentCentral

July 8th, 2014|

Recently a RentCentral user got in touch with a quick query: she's extended an existing mortgage on one of her properties by another £55,000 and wanted to check how to record this in RentCentral. RentCentral does a great job of tracking both the interest payments and the total borrowed amount of any mortgage. You can [...]

Been reimbursed by your tenant? Stick it in RentCentral quick!

June 24th, 2014|

A very quick Q&A today following a query by a RentCentral user: Hiya, I've just been reimbursed £133 by my tenant for the cost of a carpet replacement (the original had nail varnish spilled on it). How should I record this in RentCentral? Yours, EP   Dear EP, Thanks for the question. I'm assuming this payment [...]