There’s really no disputing the fact that mobile technology has made life exponentially easier for the average UK landlord. But at the same time, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to choosing the very best mobile applications to use for professional purposes.
From local landlord inventory services to helpful communication software and so much more, the market really is quite enormous. Which is why we’ve rounded up a selection of the very best – all of which are more than worth trying out:
1) The Landlord App
In the case of this particular app, the name really does say it all. The Landlord App basically offers a comprehensive array of conveniences and features to help landlords operate and manage their businesses more effectively. From finding new tenants to scheduling utility bill payments to chasing payments owed and so on, there’s an incredible amount packed into this superb app. Highly recommended by the vast majority of landlord inventory services in the UK.
Available at – http://www.thelandlordapp.com
Absolutely fantastic for keeping track of all your most important documents, Scanbot allows the user to create high quality JPEG or PDF copies of documents in a matter of seconds. From contracts to receipts to invoices and so on, it is simply a case of using your smartphone’s camera to instantly scan and record your documents. Copies are saved in excess of 200dpi for outstanding quality and the app does a great job of reducing motion blur.
Available at – https://scanbot.io/en/index.html
The Rightmove app basically takes absolutely everything the market-leading online estate agency offers and slips its right into your pocket. It is one of the best and most important applications you will come across when it comes to keeping a close eye on local markets and assessing property values/rent averages. It can also be a fantastic app to use if you plan on using Rightmove to advertise a property on your own.
Available at – http://www.rightmove.co.uk/mobile-platforms/android-app.html
4) Ask A Lawyer:
This particular app was created for those with important legal questions to ask, though neither the desire nor means to pay huge sums of cash to arrange a consultation. The app makes it possible for any landlord at any time to ask any question whatsoever with regard to their business. Expert answers and advice are then offered from qualified and experienced legal professionals up and down the country – all of which is made available 100% free of charge.
5) My Landlord
Last but not least, My Landlord is by far one of the best mobile apps of its kind to hit the market so far. My Landlord basically serves as the most convenient and reliable method for reporting and recording minor to moderate maintenance issues. The tenant is able to describe the problem, take a picture of it with their device and send it straight to the landlord’s device. It can also be used to report things like graffiti and vandalism, dumped rubbish, abandoned vehicles and more.
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