About the author

James Davis Photograph A portfolio landlord with over 20 years’ experience, James had the foresight to harness the power of online to tackle the challenges faced by a sector that had traditionally operated offline.

Taking the EasyJet model to the property lettings industry, Upad.co.uk has quickly grown to become the largest online lettings agent in the UK - a new-breed online business, grasping the benefits of web technology and applying them to the every traditional property channel. James continues to lead the Upad team as well as speaking at many property events throughout the year.

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23
Jun 2016

Is your tenant not paying rent? Do you know why?

by James Davis
It’s always worrying when a tenant falls behind with their rent, but James Davis, founder of online letting agent Upad, advises landlords to think twice before starting the eviction process. Read more >
18
Jun 2014

Is it Worth Dressing an Unfurnished Property for Prospective Tenants

by James Davis
If you browse through the listings on Rightmove it's not difficult to find plenty of rental properties that aren't being shown in their best light. Read more >
23
Oct 2013

Tenant survey reveals the good (and bad) landlords

by James Davis
Upad.co.uk publishes research into what tenants believe makes a good or bad landlord. Read more >
07
Oct 2013

Revealed: when tenants search for a home

by James Davis
So you’ve just put your property on the market, but when will people be enquiring and asking to come for viewings? Read more >