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6 things to think about before renting to students
We’ve put together six things to think about before you start renting to students…
March 11, 2020
Making the most of your student discount
Once you’ve completed your assignments and spent time with friends, the last thing you’re going to want to do is to sift through the internet looking for a coupon code off your next ASOS shop. Fear not: below, we’ve put together everything you need to know to save big… 
March 11, 2020
End of tenancy checklist for landlords
When a tenant tells you they’re moving out, you’ll have a lot to think about, not least finding another tenant to replace them as soon as possible. But before you do, and before your tenants vacate the property and receive their bond, follow our end-of-tenancy checklist… 
March 11, 2020
8 ways you can be a good tenant
Though the tenant/landlord relationship is a two-way street and requires some negotiation and back and forth at times, we’ve put together some tips and tricks on being a good tenant. 
March 11, 2020
Pros and cons of allowing tenants to have pets in their properties
There are some obvious drawbacks to allowing cats and dogs in your properties, but there are positives, too, so it’s about finding the balance.
March 11, 2020
How to throw a house party without breaking the bank
We’ve rounded up six money-saving tips to help you celebrate, without breaking the bank… 
March 11, 2020
10 landlord cleaning hacks that will save you time and money
The life of a working landlord will never be glamorous, but you don’t have to slave away for hours on end cleaning your property when you follow these hacks… 
March 11, 2020
How to cut your food bill without going hungry
You don’t have to spend a fortune to eat a healthy diet. We’ve rounded up some top tips to keep more pounds in your wallet… 
March 11, 2020
How to make your student house feel more like a home
Whether you’ve moved into dorms or you’re sharing with friends (or strangers!), check out these top tips on turning your new house into a home…
January 20, 2020
Skills you need to be a successful landlord
Though the vast majority of your work will involve selecting properties and vetting tenants, equipping yourself with the following skills will help increase your chances of success…
January 20, 2020
What to think about before buying your next buy-to-let property
You can’t just buy any old property. We’ve put together some of the things you should take into consideration before you hand over the cash for your next buy-to-let.
January 7, 2020
How to reduce your houseshare’s environmental impact in 2020
We’ve rounded up ten ways to reduce your houseshare’s carbon footprint in 2020 and live a greener, more sustainable life when you’re sharing a house…
January 7, 2020
Why outsourcing services makes sense as a landlord
As your company grows and priorities change, outsourcing some aspects of your business to the professionals makes sense. We've put together the reasons why… 
December 19, 2019
5 reasons why you should sign up to Billing Better in 2020
At Billing Better, we help those living with friends or flatmates set up all of their household bills and pay for just their share. It’s simple, convenient, and it saves time and headaches. Need more reasons to sign up with us? Below, we’ve put together some of the biggest… 
December 19, 2019
How to become a better landlord
We've put together some tips and tricks on becoming a better landlord.
December 19, 2019
8 rules you should follow when house sharing
Whether you’re an introvert who spends all of your time in your bedroom or an extravert who is never at home, adjusting to a new life sharing a property with others can be tough. Follow these rules and everyone will be happy.
December 19, 2019
How to increase rent without losing tenants
How can you increase rents without losing tenants? We've put together a guide to raising rents to give you some food for thought and ensure you make the right decision… 
December 18, 2019
Why you should consider a part-time job whilst you’re at uni
We’ve put together some of the reasons why you should consider working whilst you’re studying… 
December 18, 2019
9 ways to avoid bad tenants as a landlord
Though it’s impossible to weed out the good tenants from the bad tenants entirely, there are some ways to reduce the chances of letting out your property to a tenant you’ll regret.
December 18, 2019
10 money-saving New Year’s Resolutions that you should stick to
If you’re sick of always being skint and want to change the relationship you have with money, the New Year represents an opportunity for a fresh start. Make some small changes to your finances and you’ll be better off in the long-run.
December 18, 2019
How to get your housemates to pay their share of the bills on time
Struggling to get your housemates to pay their bills on time? We've got you covered.
November 18, 2019
How to cut back on subscription services and save money
Spending too much on subscription services? We've put together some tips on how to save money...
November 18, 2019
10 eye-opening student accommodation statistics for landlords
We've rounded up some eye-opening statistics on student accommodation that could change the way you run your business.
November 18, 2019
How to offer an all-inclusive service to your tenants
At Billing Better, we’ve taken a leaf out of the all-inclusive concept to offer a service modern renters love. Granted, we don’t offer bottomless chicken nuggets or watered-down Sangria, but we do cover every household bill, including their gas, electricity, broadband, water, and TV package, for one monthly price.
November 18, 2019
8 ways to save money as a student
Though we can’t wave a magic wand and stick a million quid in your bank account, the team here at Billing Better thought it would be nice to round up some ways you can save money as a student. 
October 8, 2019
6 ways to generate more revenue for your lettings agency
Though we can’t promise to turn back the clock on the Tenant Fee Ban introduction, we can offer some ways to generate more revenue from your lettings agency in 2019 and beyond… 
October 8, 2019
8 ways to save energy (and cut your bills!) as a student
Save the planet and your bank balance with these energy-saving tips for students.
October 8, 2019
5 ways to market your student accommodation
Want to reach more students and fill your properties fast? We've put together some useful tips and tricks...
October 8, 2019

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