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Beta Test Opportunity: Explore Lettings Made Easy - Your Input Needed!

Started by paul_2000, November 10, 2023, 09:15:45 AM

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Hello fellow landlords!

I'm thrilled to share with you a new property management app that I've been working on—Lettings Made Easy ( As a community of experienced landlords, I value your insights and would love for you to be among the first to test it out.

Key Features:

Property Advertising: Showcase your properties seamlessly to potential tenants.

Tenancy Agreement Creation: Generate tenancy agreements quickly and hassle-free.

I've set up a test payment gateway for your convenience. You can use the following test card number: 4242 4242 4242 4242.

It's important to note that Lettings Made Easy has not been used by any clients yet, and your feedback will play a crucial role in shaping its future. This post is not an advertisement but an exclusive invitation to the community.

If you're interested in being part of this beta testing experience, simply reply to this thread, and I'll provide you with the details to access the app. Your valuable feedback will contribute to making Lettings Made Easy the best tool for landlords like you.

Thank you for considering this opportunity, and I'm eager to hear your thoughts! The goal of my app is to provide a low cost solution for self managing landlords and to avoid double data entry by either the landlord or tenant.

Kind regards



From the website FAQs
"Can a landlord evict a tenant without reason?
No, the landlord must have a legal ground for eviction under the Housing Acts."

Not a great start.


Thank you, jpkeates. I appreciate your input, and I'll make the necessary updates.

Regarding the website and app, do you believe it could be beneficial for property management purposes? I've provided an initial overview at, but please note that it's still in the early stages. I've tested the document creator and ensured that reference updates are successfully sent to the landlord's account, along with email notifications.

I've designed it to accommodate users who may wear both the tenant and landlord hats, considering that many landlords also reside in properties they rent. The platform is currently in a testing phase, so feel free to explore without concerns about breaking anything. I welcome any feedback you may have. Thanks in advance for taking the time to share your thoughts.

Best regards,


I spent my career pre-retirement developing software platforms! It all looks like work to me!

But good luck.


jpkeates, thank you for your reply.

I'm curious, have you identified any specific gaps in the market for apps that could be beneficial to self-managing landlords? From my conversations, many individuals in this role seem to struggle with paperwork management and staying on top of certificate reminders.

I would greatly appreciate any insights you could share on this matter.

Thank you



You couldn't afford me!

The basic problem is getting volume, the functionality can be built over time. But there's no easy to address market for landlords or tenants, and most landlords and, pretty much all tenants, are individuals or families. And they don't have sufficient problem(s) in letting to get any benefit from an app or product. What you need are large populations of people who transact who have a mutual problem or set of problems to solve, that you can make less frictional through your process.

And you probably have to join both sides at once (and it's unlawful for a landlord to make a tenant sign up for something).

So, good luck with that.


jpkeates, thank you for your reply.

Just wondering, how do you produce your tenancy agreements at the moment?

Do you have a template and just fill in or use software?

Or do you use a letting agent and leave that to them please?

Thank you

P.S. I do take your point about needing a big enough market etc.


I use an agent. I have several properties, but tenant turn over is so low, it's pretty trivial in terms of workload. Most landlords I know who are online savvy use OpenRent which seems to the job they want.


Thanks jpkeates.

Very interesting, thank you! Perhaps I need to look for a project that is a bit more general use.


Quote from: paul_2000 on November 10, 2023, 01:15:15 PMPerhaps I need to look for a project that is a bit more general use.

And maybe one that isn't already well served by other providers.

Then do some competitor analysis and work out what your USP will be.

All this should be done before writing any code.