Do I have to manage the property? No. We take all the management responsibility in terms of collecting rent, ensuring the house is maintained properly, and administering the legal agreements with residents. We will give you regular updates including a 6-monthly full, open and transparent accounting of the finances and condition of the house and, within the bounds of tenant confidentiality, how the tenants are doing. We'll have a coffee with you regularly if you so wish (and are local) and give our commitment to complete honesty in our dealings with you. We carry out, at a minimum, a monthly check on each house. There are no management charges to you as the investor (unlike renting through a commercial letting agency!).