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5 Tips for Photographing Residential Properties (Residential Property Marketing 101)

Creating incredible property listings is a cornerstone of effective residential property marketing. You want to grab peoples’ attention, showcase your property at its finest, and compel prospective tenants to arrange a viewing. That’s where taking professional-quality photographs of your HMO comes into play! After all, a picture says a thousand words; even the most detailed, …

5 Ways to Find Tenants During the COVID Pandemic

Finding great tenants to fill empty rooms is rarely a walk in the park. But it can start feeling downright impossible when you throw COVID-19 into the mix! After all, job losses are widespread, income uncertainty’s rife, and lockdowns are in full swing. Finding someone who’s willing to move in is no mean feat in …

How to Find a Tenant Service That Works

Let’s face it, being an HMO landlord isn’t easy. On any given day you might be chasing rent, making repairs, handling evictions, dealing with complaints, and so on. It’s never-ending! Among the smorgasbord of troublesome tasks that landlords handle, though, there’s one that trumps the lot: finding occupants for empty rooms. As you know, short-term …

5 Mistakes to Avoid As an HMO Landlord

Everybody’s journey to becoming a successful HMO landlord has one thing in common: A steep learning curve! Mastering the ropes of this multi-faceted role takes time, effort, and a good dose of trial and error. The result? It’s natural to make a few mistakes along the way. That being said, some errors have more serious …

10 Characteristics of Quality Tenants

If you’re thinking about marketing your HMO, you’re probably wondering what characteristics you should look for in your tenants. Finding tenants to fill your rooms is one thing, but making sure they’ll last is a whole other story. Luckily, we’re experts in room rental marketing, so we’ve learned a thing or two about the types of tenants that tend to stick around. In our experience, it’s a good idea to get to know more than just your prospective tenant’s credit score. That way, you’ll have 100% occupancy in no time. So, here are the ten characteristics of quality tenants.