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Passport, Rent Guarantee and Referencing

Webinar recorded live:
Categories: Guest speakers & industry specialists

We’ve seen a huge amount of change in the lettings market over the last few years and we anticipate yet more changes in legislation in the near future.

Christian Balshen, founder and Sales Director of Van Mildert joins Rightmove’s Rob Symes, Head of Lettings Innovation in the studio to share:

– Trends and insights in the rental market
– Stats that you need to know to drive your decision making and to share with your landlords
– Strategies to future-proof your lettings business
– Best practice from the most successful lettings agents

This webinar brings together the tech and data that you need to future-proof your lettings business as well as practical steps you can take right now to get ahead.

Questions asked during the webinar;

  • How often is a Rightmove passport updated, as tenants’ circumstances can change quickly?
  • Is there scope within the passport setup to factor in right to rent checks down the line?
  • Is there an easy way to find companies who want company lets?
  • Do you think there will be an alternative to the admin fees?
  • How you can get involved in the Rightmove passport trial?
  • How do I get involved in the Portfolio Transfer?
Christian Balshen

Founder and Sales Director of Van Mildert. His company provides tenant referencing and general insurance services to the residential letting agency industry. He founded the company back in November 2009 and says his personal strengths lie in being able to very quickly identify the day to day problems which his clients/potential clients face and being able to design and implement solutions to solve them.



Rob Symes

Head of Lettings Innovation at Rightmove. Previously, he was CEO and co-founder of The Outside View which was acquired by Rightmove in 2016.