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Letting for landlords

If you’re thinking of letting we’ll guide you through the ever-changing and often perplexing lettings market. In a nutshell, we’re here to enhance the value of your investment and to reduce the administration involved in managing it.

This starts at the market appraisal stage, where we will give you our recommendation on the rental price of your property and walk you through all aspects of its marketing programme. We tend to let things quickly - that’s partly because we give you a realistic and accurate market value right from the start, but also because we know the best corporate and private tenants.

We’ll put your property through a tailored marketing campaign. The result will be the most appropriate tenant, at the best income, within a sensible timeframe. And once your tenant is settled our management team we’ll be available to make regular visits to ensure that your investment is well maintained and looked after.

In fact, we offer two types of management service:

Comprehensive Management

This service includes virtually unforeseen costs. It’s perfect for the person that just wants it all taken care of, no worries, it’s all covered. It even includes a rent guarantee, meaning you know that your income is secure, no matter what.

Basic Management

This service covers all your management basics and is slightly cheaper, so you can deal with things as and when they arise.

Both services include:

  • Advertising your property on major property portals
  • Contacting all those prospective tenants we have registered, both private and corporate, for whom we think the property would be suitable
  • Arranging and carrying out viewings
  • Giving you regular feedback and updates on any potential interest
  • Negotiating offers
  • Instructing an independent referencing company to carry out thorough reference checks on all prospective tenants
  • Drawing up a comprehensive Tenancy Agreement and related documentation
  • Obtaining an advance rental payment and security deposit
  • Registering the security deposit with the TDS (Tenancy Deposit Scheme)
  • Ensuring that rent is received on time, chasing any late payments and overseeing any debt management
  • Crediting your nominated account and sending you monthly statement
  • Checking in tenants to the property
  • A dedicated Property Manager who will supervise and manage your property on a day to day basis
  • Carrying out regular management visits and sending you inspection reports
  • Arranging both minor repairs and emergency works
  • Organising the servicing of appliances
  • Renewing all relevant safety records
  • Paying any outgoings on your behalf, ie: utility bills or insurance premiums
  • Negotiating and agreeing dilapidations on your behalf and making the appropriate deductions from the tenants' deposit at the end of the tenancy
  • Carrying out any repairs, improvements or cleaning required between tenancies
  • Sending you an annual Tax Statement