At brightLET, we want landlords to personally benefit from managing their rental properties on the move, but also to be able to manage their rental properties more efficiently and smarter! As a landlord, using brightLET’s property management solution, you can expect to manage all aspects of your buy-to-let properties with ease, from the palm of your hands - lettings at your fingertips!
A communications channel accessible at any time, that enables clear lines of communication, with a full audit trail, with your trusted tenants and tradespeople! Not only this, but each message will appear with a date/time receipt when the message has been read. This is a great way of keeping all communications in one place, eliminating telephone calls, post, emails and SMS.
Your tenants can report maintenance issues that have occurred in the rental property, as a landlord you are able to respond immediately by booking in your trusted tradesperson from anywhere in the world. During this time, you can check the progress of the job, including any before and after images of the reported issue.
As a landlord, you will not have to worry about forgetting those important milestones that help you stay compliant. Whether it’s a reminder to renew your gas safety certificates, energy performance certificates, or insurance renewals, we will remind you! - This is a great way of staying on top of all your day-to-day reminders.
As a landlord, you can gain insights of completed, partial and unpaid payments for each tenant in your rental property. You also have the ability to add notes for partial or unpaid rent payments, so you can remember what action to take the next time you view the rent payment. At a glance, you can view the total rent collected for a given financial tax year, as well as a downloadable rent sheet in a PDF format for each property to give to your accountant.
We all have property related expenses and we can spend up to 2 weeks looking for every receipt or expense. Our solution allows you to add all your property related expenses from the palm of your hand, and take pictures of each receipt, which will be securely stored for you. At the end of the financial tax year (or any time in-between), you can export all your receipts in to a ZIP format and download a PDF expense sheet to give to your accountant. All you have to do is add your expenses on the move, so you never have any downtime looking for all the receipts and expenses towards the end of a financial tax year.
Access a detailed financial statement that contains your incoming rent and outgoing expenses for each property. After calculating all incoming and outgoing costs, our financial statement will give you a guideline of estimated NIC2/NIC4, Tax Due and Estimated Take Home Profit for a given financial tax year. If you are a Limited Company or an SPV, we can also give you an expected guideline of what your Corporation Tax would be for a given financial tax year. The financial statement can be downloaded in PDF format and simply handed in to your accountant.
As a landlord, you can create tenancy agreements with your tenants in less than 2 minutes by using our bespoke tenancy agreement wizard, it will also allow you to add additional clauses to each agreement. brightLET is flexible, we allow you to use your own tenancy agreement and upload it to share with your tenant(s). Your tenancy agreement will be electronically signed by your tenants and is accessible at any time - helping to reduce time spent traveling, and laborious paperwork.
By law, you have to notify your tenants 24 hours before visiting the property. Using our solution will allow you to arrange appointments for you to visit the property for an interim inspection, or even arrange appointments for tradespeople to visit the property. The appointment will be sent to your tenant for approval, including a notification once the appointment has been approved. brightLET will also remind you and your tenant on the day of the appointment, keeping all involved parties informed.
brightLET enables you to store documents unique to your property or share important documents like a rent guide or an EPC with your tenants. Your Documents Center will act as a secure filing cabinet, that is accessible from anywhere in the world. You can also choose to create permissions around who can view the documents of a property, which is great for HMO tenants, and to stay on top of all important paperwork.
Create bespoke and fully flexible inventory reports from the palm of your hand or from your desktop, laptop or tablet. Our smart system will automatically populate the report based on your property specification. You can also add additional items and options missing on the inventory. You are able to add your photos for each option, and when your happy, send it across to your tenants to electronically approve and sign - a great way of giving you deposit dispute protection in case you may need to recover funds from deposits.
Create a walk-through check-in inspection report with your tenant present at your rental property. We like to make life easy for our landlords, so we have helped you populate the report based on industry best practices, you simply fill in the additional notes and send it to your tenant(s) for approval. Once your tenant has approved the inspection report, we will immediately notify you - a great way of giving you deposit dispute protection and cutting out all the laborious paperwork that can be very time consuming.
From the point of your property being let out, until the tenancy ends with your tenant, every action related to the tenancy between you and your tenant is logged, so it can help you with any tenant disputes. You will also be presented with an option to download your tenancy history in a PDF format including details of who actioned what and the date/time of each action.
Your Virtual PA
At brightLET we want to make your day as easy as possible, and this is why we have introduced brightPA, your virtual PA, keeping you up-to-date with all day-to-day important tasks, reminders, appointments and notifications through SMS, even if you are without an Internet connection. brightPA will also notify you about upcoming rent payments for all your rental properties, which is a great way of staying on top of all rent payments.