Summer student housing: profitable enough?

Summer student housing: profitable enough?

When renting a property many landlords wonder if it would be better to rent for a shorter period or for the whole year when renting to students. As a private landlord it may be difficult to compete with big universities that offer student accommodation to students...
How to screen prospective tenants in 5 easy steps

How to screen prospective tenants in 5 easy steps

Many owners are hesitant when thinking about renting their properties to tenants. They feel it is hard to get tenants that take care of the space and pay in time. But the vast majority of tenant problems can be eliminated if you have a good and thorough screening...
Property Manager Q&A: To rent by the unit or per room?

Property Manager Q&A: To rent by the unit or per room?

This is a typical question landlords ask themselves when renting their properties. Sometimes it seems better to just rent the unit and some other times it may be worth it to rent the room. The reality is that not all owners and property managers have the same time or...
Do your tenants want to stay? Improve your retention rate.

Do your tenants want to stay? Improve your retention rate.

We all know that when you rent a property finding quality tenants is a very important part  of the process for property managers. You will need to know what the selling points of the property are and why a tenant would prefer to book with your property or properties...
Student Housing Conference in London

Student Housing Conference in London

TCAS Online recently attended the Student Housing Conference in London.The event was hosted at a new venue in Covent Garden with capacity for 700 delegates. It is aimed at leading players in the Student Accommodation Industry. Some of the topics discussed at the...