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With the 2012 London Olympic Games fast approaching launches a competition in honour of this most prestigious event. The competition is open to all UK tenants and landlords and offers £500 towards the winner’s monthly rent or mortgage payment.

The competition will run from April 2012 until 31st August 2012 and winners will be notified on the 30th September 2012. Those wishing to enter can submit their details by visiting

In line with the Olympic Event, is approaching a milestone of their own. They will be celebrating four years of working alongside more than 4,500 UK landlords and are quickly approaching 1.75 million property searches from Tenants on their website.

Founder of, Jonathan Daines, comments…’We are extremely proud of our achievements in creating an online letting service that benefits both private Landlords and Tenants. A couple of these benefits include lower costs to the private landlord as opposed to the High Street Agent and real time tenant enquiries where landlords can arrange to show their property to a potential tenant almost immediately. It’s not uncommon to have a property advertised online, receive an enquiry, carry out a viewing and let the property on the same day. Our business has grown year on year on the feedback we have received from our Landlords and Tenants and it’s only fitting we celebrate this success by giving something back in the way of this competition.’

It would seem Landlords in London are going for gold in the run up to London 2012. Every type of accommodation from rooms, mansions, boats, caravans, tents and even converted warehouses are being advertised to welcome visitors attending the games.

A South Kensington house, albeit with 7 bedrooms, a chef, a chauffeur, a housekeeper and even a security guard will set you back £65,000 a week. Alternatively, if pockets are deep enough, consider a glamorous property in the much sought after Mayfair area which is on the market to rent for a staggering £100,000 per week. offer an online lettings service where they list your property on over 400 partner websites including Rightmove, Primelocation, Zoopla, Findaproperty. Furthermore, they screen all tenant enquiries before providing them to the Landlord and carry out Tenant Referencing at no charge to the Landlord as this is a tenant charge. This service costs a mere £79 incl. Vat. They handle a host of other services typical to those arranged by the High Street Agents including rent collection, rent guarantee, Tenancy Agreement drafting and your EPC and Gas Safety Certification requirements and many more.

Property owners wanting to rent out their homes have two options: they can pay an agent who may specialise in short-term lets, or do it through the services of an Online Letting Agent. Agents charge a commission anywhere between 10% and 15% plus VAT for this service. Property owners looking to maximise on their profits and avoid paying this commission turn towards using the online lettings agent.

About is a UK based online lettings agent specialising in property advertising and ancillary services for the UK private landlord and assists over a hundred thousand tenants a month find a place to live throughout the country.

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