Thanks to online rental company OpenRent, we now know how much it would cost to rent the houses in ‘Love Actually’. No prizes for guessing that you’d have to earn as much as Keira Knightley to live in one of these pads.
Primelocation, Rightmove or Zoopla are all popular places to start, but as you scroll through the listings you’ll see one very common phrase: “Fees apply.” To keep these to a minimum try focusing on online agencies such as OpenRent, the fastest-growing te
(Photo by Carl Wilson) Few professions are more universally loathed than estate agents. But when you haven't got a hope in hell of getting on the property ladder then you're much more likely to encounter a lettings agent who are probably giving the guys a
It's official, the new kids on the property block are beating the old guard of high street estate agents at their own game...the emergence of portals such as OpenRent suggests that it’s not just the inconvenience of property hunting, but also the exorbita
Big rental listings sites are dominated by ads from letting agents. But with the average tenant paying letting agents more than £300, it's not surprising a number of websites have sprung up to connect renters directly with landlords. Of course, the same r
Daniel Gandesha, chief executive of Property Partner, is one start-up boss who believes the new disruptors and old players should learn from each other. Property Partner has applied the crowdfunding model to the property market. Launched in January 2015,
For tenants, it’s just as good. OpenRent, for example, charges £20 per reference conducted, and it says not all landlords insist on referencing. and says: “That’s it. No admin fees, no contract signing fees, no hidden charges,” which represents a huge sav
UK residents will be hearing and seeing a lot more of online letting company OpenRent in the very near future.
Founded in 2012, the company offers a range of services for both landlords and tenants. More specifically, it advertises vacant...
The success of property portals like Rightmove and classified sites like Gumtree over the past decade mean that more than 95% of people now look for their new home online - but at the same time lettings has continued to be dogged by outdated...