Update news: Get deposit protection deadline reminders, automatically

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00November 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!

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00October 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

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00October 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

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00October 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

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00September 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 [...]

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

2016-11-14T19:42:05+01:00July 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!

2014-06-24T10:41:28+01:00June 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 [...]

Finding order in chaos: Updates to tenancy listings

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

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 [...]

UPDATED: How to record sitting tenancy details in RentCentral

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

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 [...]