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Who We Serve


Raise awareness and protect your organisation from online rental scams. Our services are designed to protect relocating renters.

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Protect yourself from online property rental scams. We verify landlords on your behalf, hold funds in escrow, assess risk and more.

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Enjoy the security and peace of mind of letting your property to verified renters the secure way. We secure the online rental process for landlords.

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Our Services

1. IDentity verification

Only transact with authentic landlords and renters with Secureprop Verify.

We ensure that landlords and renters are who they say they are. Our system detects fake or doctored identification – our liveness and biometric testing prevents scammers from using stolen identification.


Protect before you pay with Secureprop Escrow.

Renters often face the challenge of paying for properties they’ve never seen.

We hold your rental payments in escrow and only release the funds to the landlord after you move in. This prevents deposit and pre-let rent payment theft.


Assess the risk before you pay with Secureprop Risk.

We review your property rental offer and issue advice and recommendations.

We determine risk, identify red flags and secure the process for renters prior to payment.

Our approach

Our tools and services prevent rental scams. It’s simple – renters receive a property rental offer from a landlord and then contact us to secure the process, prior to payment. Our approach prioritises preventative fraud measures, support, scam alerts and awareness.

Easy to use service for both renters and landlords

Online and phone support

Preventative fraud services

Secures all rent transactions regardless of platform

Rental scam reporting and alerts

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How it works

1. rental property

Renter finds a property of interest online or receives a property offer from a landlord.

Before committing or paying the landlord, renter considers to protect them from rental scams or determine whether or not the property offer is legitimate.

2. Free security consultation

Renter contacts Secureprop after they receive a property offer from a landlord or identify a property of interest online.

Secureprop will arrange a consultation with the renter to determine what security services, if any, are required to protect them from rental scams.

Secureprop Verify and Secureprop Escrow require agreement from the landlord however Secureprop risk requires no landlord involvement. We can advise accordingly.

3. We secure the rental

We secure the rental process for the renter via one or more of our three primary services; verification, escrow or risk assessment.

We make contact with the landlord in order to perform our verification or escrow service. No landlord contact or involvement is required for our risk assessment service.

We complete the process and issue a final recommendation to the renter.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why does exist? was created to combat online property rental scams. We believe that prevention is key – online property scams are typically only detected by renters after the fact and unfortunately the rate of prosecution is low. If used properly, our security tools and services can protect renters and landlords from online property scams. Our scam reporting feature and articles aim raise awareness and provide scam alerts.

Can I report a confirmed or suspected scam?

Reporting scams can help others from a prevention and alert perspective. Please email us at to report a scam on a confidential basis. You can learn more about scam reporting here.

Can I learn more about the latest property scams and how to avoid them?

Yes, our goal is to raise awareness by documenting the latest scams and other security related information. Check out the articles in our blog to learn more and feel free to request additional information by emailing us at

How does Secureprop secure the rental process for renters?

Secureprop offers a number of low cost security tools and services for renters – Secureprop Verify verifies the identity of your landlord and address, Secureprop Escrow protects pre-let rent payments and we also offer risk assessments if required.

Does Secureprop make it easier to find accommodation?

Currently, renters often walk away from legitimate offers because they are unsure of it’s legitimacy – our tools enable renters to proceed with adequate safeguards in place. International renters are often advised not to proceed with a rental offer if they haven’t seen a property – that is sound advice from a security perspective, however it’s not always practical in a low supply housing market. Our tools enable international renters to proceed with rentals in a safe and secure manner, regardless of whether they’ve seen the property or not.

What is Secureprop Verify?

Secureprop Verify is an identity and property verification process designed to ensure that a landlord or renter is who they say they are. Most online rental scams involve fake or stolen identity – Secureprop Verify combats this.

What is Secureprop Escrow?

Secureprop Escrow protects renters who are required to pay rent or deposits in advance of their move in date. Typical online rental scams result in the theft of pre-let rental payments – Secureprop Escrow combats this.

Can Secureprop’s security tools be used on any platform?

Yes, Secureprop’s security tools can be used for rentals sourced on any property platform.

When should a renter contact Secureprop?

We recommend that renters contact us as soon as they have sourced or been offered a property to rent, but before they have paid any pre-let payments (including deposit, holding fee, rent in advance). Secureprop can secure the process before the renter pays the landlord.

Do renters still have to see the property before proceeding?

International renters are often advised not to proceed with a rental offer if they haven’t seen a property – that is sound advice from a security perspective, however it’s not always practical and reduces their chances of securing accommodation. Our tools enable international renters to proceed in a safe and secure manner, regardless of whether they’ve seen the property or not.

Which Secureprop Service or Security tool I should use?

Feel free to contact us if you’re unsure of how to secure your rental process. We would be glad to help in any way that we can.

How can renters request the Secureprop verfication service?

Renters can simply contact us at as soon as they wish to start the verification process.

Does Secureprop also verify the renter as part of the process?

Yes, Secureprop will also verify the renter’s identification and proof of address.

We ensure the landlord or agent is who they say they are. The majority of online rental scams relate to fake landlords or fake properties. By verifying landlords, we remove the scope for fraudsters to create fake identities or use stolen identification.

The verification process costs €12.99 inclusive of VAT. Simply email us at to request the service and we can start the process. The renter typically initiates the service and pays – the service is free for landlords.

Payments are powered by stripe. You will receive a payment link and can pay online via card or the payment method of your choice.

All data and information is encrypted and secure. Identification and proof of address etc. is sensitive personal information and confidentiality, GDPR and encryption is a priority. Sensitive information is destroyed after 90 days.

No, we ensure that the person completing a submission is the true owner of the identity document provided using facial matching biometrics.

In terms of best practice, we advise that renter’s notify their prospective landlord of their wish to partake in Secureprop’s verification process. Subject to landlord agreement, renter’s can introduce us to their landlord via email or send us their name, email and property address.

Most landlords welcome additional security features and they will also benefit from renter verification and escrow accounts. Not all landlords will however wish to use Security tools – renters can contact Secureprop for a risk assessment if they are unable to use the other security tools.

Based on experience, we can review the circumstances and details of a rental proposition to assess the level of risk. We use a blend of manual review and technology tools to determine risk. Recommendations will be issued to the renter outlining the risk determination.

We verify landlord and renter identity using biometric facial recognition software. We also manually review proof of address of both landlords and renters. Confirmation will be sent to both renter and landlord post verification.

No, all information shared with Secureprop is uploaded confidentially to a secure, encrypted platform. Secureprop will only notify the student that the landlord’s identity and address has been verified – not documentation or information would be shared with student. All data is automatically deleted after 90 days in line with GDPR guidelines.

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