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Update news: Get deposit protection deadline reminders, automatically

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) [...]

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00November 3rd, 2014|

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

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 [...]

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00October 29th, 2014|

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

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 [...]

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00October 7th, 2014|

Better tracking of overdue rent, new Pro packages available

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 [...]

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00October 2nd, 2014|

RentCentral shortlisted in the Landlord & Lettings Awards 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 [...]

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00September 20th, 2014|

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

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 [...]

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00July 8th, 2014|

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

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 [...]

2014-06-24T10:41:28+01:00June 24th, 2014|

Finding order in chaos: Updates to tenancy listings

Tenancy records are a mix of property information, tenant information, dates and values. Finding the one your looking for (especially in a long list) can be tricky. Here at RentCentral towers we've had endless stand-up meetings, focus groups and toolbox talks to try and crack this issue, and today we're announcing an update to help you keep [...]

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00April 25th, 2014|

UPDATED: How to record sitting tenancy details in RentCentral

As part of our continuous development program, things change. This time, it's news of a new, simpler method of recording existing tenant details when buying a property. We previously wrote about an issue Mrs F was having - she'd bought a house with sitting tenants and wanted to record their details in RentCentral. The old [...]

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00April 21st, 2014|