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    Belvoir Sales & Lettings Oldham offer a tailor made Lettings service to Buy-To-Let investors and Landlords alike, as well as quality homes to the tenants of Oldham & Saddleworth from their office on Lees High Street. Furthermore, Belvoir now offer a wide range of services to Sell your property across the Borough. Belvoir is your one stop shop for ALL your Lettings & Sales needs.
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Belvoir Landlord Information
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    Belvoir Oldham are one of the leading Lettings Agencies in Oldham. We serve the whole Borough including the areas around Saddleworth.

    Prior to placing your property onto lettings market -

    If the property is mortgaged begin the process of switching to a Buy to let Mortgage or you must at least gain permission from your exsisting residential mortgage lender to let. Without this permission you could be breaking the terms of the mortgage.

    Check if your property has a vaild Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), if your property dont have one you will need to book an energy assessment in order to obtain an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for the property.

    While the property is on the market -

    Arrange for a gas safety check to be performed and a certificate issued.

    Arrange for an electrical safety check to be performed. (Recommended)

    Ensure your buildings and contents insurance cover are adequate and that they will remain in force for a let property.

    Ensure smoke alarms are fitted, tested and working. On a typical single family let there should be at least 1 smoke alarm downstairs and 1 upstairs. Seek advice if uncertain.

    If offering a furnished property then check the furnishings comply with the latest regulations and carry the appropriate labelling. If there is any doubt, non-compliant soft furnishings cannot be left in the property under any circumstances.

    Prior to tenant move in-

    Draft the tenancy agreement and arrange the signing.

    Consider taking out Landlord rent and legal insurance. This will provide financial cover should your tenants default on rent and will cover the costs of regaining possession of the property.

    Ensure that the property is checked for any hazards and if found the hazards removed.

    Compile an inventory and schedule of condition. This creates a detailed report on the contents of the property (even if unfurnished) and the condition. At the end of the tenancy it will be difficult to claim recompense for tenant damage if you don't have an accurate description of the property at the start of the tenancy.

    Create a house pack including appliance instructions and copies of any guarantees and services numbers. For example cookers, central heating etc.

    Carry out routine maintenance in preparation for the letting.

    On leaving, clean and tidy the property and garden, to a condition to which you would expect to have the property returned to you. If the garden requires any specific attention, leave full and concise guidelines.

    Provide sufficient keys for tenants, we recommend 2 full sets.

    Have all your personal mail redirected by the post office

    Open a separate bank account for rental income and expense due to letting. This will help with completion of your tax return.

    After Tenant move in-

    If taking a tenant deposit (sometime called bond) it must be registered and transferred to a government authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme.

    Ensure responsibility for payment of utilities and council tax is transfered to the tenants.

    Schedule and perform periodoic property visits to ensure your property ios being cared for and the tenants have no issues.

    If you have any questions that you need a straight answer to contact Vicky Smallwood Branch Manager of Belvoir Letting Agents Oldham. Belvoir is one of the leading Letting agents in Oldham offering advice and guidance to Landlords, buy to let investors and tenants.

    Please find below our current lettings fees;

    LET ONLY (75% of First Months Rent or minimum £360 Inc VAT)

    * Professional appraisal advise to maximise return

    * Extensive Marketing Web portals / to let board

    * Accompanied Viewings with prospective tenants

    * Comprehensive credit reference checks

    * Preparing and signing all legal paperwork

    Registering the Deposit with the DPS (Deposit Protection Scheme)

    * Changing over all relevant utilities into tenant name

    * Professional Move In showing tenant around the property (if required)

    RENT COLLECTION (£294 SET UP AND 9.6% Inc VAT)

    * Setting up the Standing Order with tenants bank account

    * Collecting the rent due each and every month

    * Transferring Rents in most cases same day

    * Managing each and every situation to ensure rent is paid

    * Administering claims on endsleigh rent and legal insurance (if applicable)

    * Section 21 Notices as and when you need property vacated

    FULL MANAGEMENT (£294 SET UP AND 12% Inc VAT)

    * Periodic Visits every Four / Six Months with report or when needed

    * Feedback from tenants about remedial works

    * Arranging all maintenance works keeping you informed

    * Check Out when tenant vacates

    INVENTORY CHECK IN REPORT (£99 + VAT)

    * Full itemised comprehensive report with pictures and condition that has a very high success rate with the DPS (Deposit Protection Scheme)

    DEPOSIT PROTECTION SCHEME (Included in Service)

    * Alternative Dispute Resolution (£75 Inc VAT)

    RESIGNING FEE (£90 Inc VAT)

    * payable where The Agent, with your agreement, arranges a renewal of tenancy to an existing tenant for fixed term agreements

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Tenant Information
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    Six great reasons to rent a property through Belvoir:

    Viewings
    Views take place in our opening times 09.30 - 17.00 Weekdays and 09.30 - 14.30 on Saturday. Out of hours appointments are available on request.

    Inventories
    All inventories are drawn up as part of our service with acurate descriptions and photographic pictures to protect both Landlord and Tenant.

    Insurances
    Tailor made insurance products available for contents and indemnity insurance.

    Marketing
    All of our properties have comprehensive internal and external digital photos. You can view on line either in your office, in your home or in our office.

    Regulated
    Belvoir Bury are proud members of the National Approved Letting Scheme. This is a Government funded scheme for accreditation and registration of professional lettings agents. You can be confident that matters arising during your tenancy with Belvoir will be dealt with professionally and promptly.

    Deposits
    All deposits paid to Belvoir will be secured with the government approved Deposit Protection Service to ensure peace of mind throughout your tenancy

    Application Fees

    Application fees apply in all cases for the Credit checks, Reference requests for employer and Previous Landlord, Preparation of Tenancy Agreements, Utility switch over and general move in.

    Please find below our current fees;

    £234 Single Application

    £294 Joint Application

    £60 Guarantor Application

    £50 Move Out fee (end of tenancy)

    *All our fees are inclusive of VAT charged at the current rate of 20%

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The Team @ Belvoir Sales & Lettings Oldham
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    Phil Collett -Co-Owner & Director of Sales
    Phil is our Director of Sales over the Bury and Oldham Branches. He has a portfolio of Rental Properties over the North West, and handles Property Valuations, relationships with the Developers and clients active in our area, and oversees the Sales side of the business.
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    Chris Roberts -Co-Owner & Director of Lettings
    Chris is our Director of Lettings over the Bury and Oldham Branches. He is a property Investor in the Bolton area. Chris is responsible for meeting new landlords, dealing with any unusual issues we face, and overseeing the Lettings side of the business.
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    Claire Selby - Operations Manager
    Claire has been our Operations Manager since early 2015 over our branches in Bury and Oldham. She has a vast experience in running a large team and is responsible for handling our Accounts, as well as the day-to-day running of all the offices.
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    Vicky Smallwood - Branch Manager
    With over 12 years experience in lettings, and the last three years branch Manager of Belvoir Oldham. Your property is in excellent hands giving each Landlord and Tenant the professional service that is expected.
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    Sue Blackmore - Sales Admin Manager
    Sue joined us as part of the merger with Rayson Wilshaw and has worked cumulatively for over 20 Years negotiating and completing all our sales. Working alongside Becky, she liases with vendors, buyers and solicitors, ensuring the process is as stress free as possible.
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    Chloe Brindle - Property Maintenance Manager
    Chloe joined Belvoir at the end of 2015 to take up an apprenticeship in business administration, which she completed with flying colours in November 2016. Her role primarily revolves around liasing with clients and contractors to ensure we maintain our portfolio of properties to the highest standard for our tenants and landlords.
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    Tom Mannifield - Property Marketer
    Tom has just completed a Property Masters degree and has been with us since early 2015. He looks after the Sales & Lettings property advertising for all three branches, manages the brand media, and runs the marketing campaigns and seasonal competitions.
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    67 High Street, Lees, Oldham, Greater Manchester OL4 3BN

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    Letting: 0161 468 1605  Local call rate

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    Testimonials from Landlords

    • Landlord Testimonial

      Lindsay H - January 2017
      All the staff were committed to selling my house. The buyers caused several problems through the process but Belvoir continually kept me informed and explained what was happening. They also regularly communicated with my solicitor on my behalf when I couldn't get hold of her. In short they kept me sane through a very stressful time. I don't know how I would have coped without them. In particular Vicky Smallwood, she was fantastic!
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Christelle L - January 2017
      I have known Vicky and the team at Belvoir Oldham for over 5 years. They have an excellent understanding of the local area and the lettings and sales market. They manage my properties and I have always been more than satisfied with their service, along with their competitive rates. I would not hesitate to recommend the service of Vicky and her team at Belvoir Oldham.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Mary M - January 2017
      The people here are very knowledgeable  about the area and understand both the rental and sales markets. In addition they are very personable and quick to help. They relate to all levels of affordability and understand the difficulties we are all facing. I love that they answer their phone and emails straight away. They work hard to get issues resolved as quickly as possible which means I have to spend less time worrying. Thanks guys!
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      Joanne B - January 2017
      Belvoir is a great business! They have managed our property for over 5 years now and we have always been really satisfied. Vicky is always there on the end of a phone and deals with everything very professionally. Belvoir has made the whole landlord experience a pleasure :)
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      Susan B - January 2017
      I've had the pleasure of knowing and dealing with Vicky Smallwood, Branch Manager at Belvoir in Oldham for the last few years. We have several rental properties in and around the Oldham area, and when a tenant leaves or we purchase a new property I contact Vicky who comes out to take all the initial details, photographs and advises on how much rental we should charge etc. Vicky usually has someone on the books who might fit the bill as a new tenant, but if not she soon finds one. Vicky has a very sound and comprehensive understanding of the industry and offers a first-class service at very competitive rates. Vicky is very knowledgeable of the local area and I would not hesitate to recommend her services and those of Belvoir Oldham.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Phil M - January 2017
      Very helpful, friendly but above all - very knowledgeable about the area. A pleasure to do business with.
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      Roy H - January 2017
      Vicky and her team have managed our rental property for the last two and a half years, during which time we have had nearly 100 % occupancy. All went well until our last tenant fell behind with her rent, and when given notice to leave took the situation to court. Vicky dealt with this difficult situation very well and actually went beyond the call of duty on several occasions to recover our arrears and ensure the tenant left the property on time. The level of service we received was very good, and any problems ironed out quickly. We have been satisfied with the efforts of Vicky and her team and look forward to a successful ongoing relationship.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Matthew H - January 2017
      I switched to Belvoir Oldham Lettings to manage my property after a poor experience with a local rival. I was hugely impressed with the dynamism of Vicky Smallwood from the start. Excellent service all round, with queries dealt with speedily and in a friendly way and at a similar cost to the rival. Very hard to fault at all. For this reason I stuck with Belvoir to sell the house and have had similar efficient service from Scott Smith and his team. Good communication and you always feel they are working hard for you. Hard to recommend more highly.
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      Brad A - January 2017
      Scott was very helpful in helping me secure my first home. Made me feel comfortable and didnt try and push a sale. Very happy with the care Scott took in his work in the overall process from start - completion - to after service.
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      Carl W - November 2016
      We have been really please with the service from belvoir whilst selling our house. Scott Becky and Sue have provided a first class service throughout, which has made selling our house a straight forward and stress free process. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend belvoir to our friends and family.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Alan M - November 2016
      Hi, Both myself and my wife have rented properties through Belvoir and always been looked after by Vicky Smallwood. The service provided has always been prompt and professional and in particular, Vicky has always been fantastic - excellent at her job and a lovely person as well. I would have no problem recommending Belvoir to others.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Y O - September 2016
      Belvoir have been with me every step of the way. Their friendly, supportive and very capable Manager, Vicky, is an absolute diamond. Quick to respond and solution-focused, my property has been in their safe hands for over 8 years now and would highly recommend.
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      David N - September 2016
      Belvoir in Oldham: I have used this company for over 7 years, for managing my properties, I get excellent service, they get new tents quickly with minimum fuss, and they always address any emails within the same day but more often within a few minutes. In my opinion you will not find a better no hassle well organised and competent management company.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Jay B - June 2016
      Excellent letting service. House had been advertised and empty for 6 months with another agent. Belvoir Lees and Vicky in particular found me a tenant within 3 weeks. I have been really impressed and will use again.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Lee M  - June 2016
      Very professional. Had a tenant for my house in five days. Excellent communication. First class service. Would recommend to anyone. Saved me so much hassle.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Susan O - February 2016
      I have been a property landlord since 2005 and have worked closely with Vicky since then. Vicky is a true professional, has a wealth of knowledge which she is always happy to share, never too busy to respond to my questions, although I'm sure she sometimes is! We have a solid working relationship, built up over the years, based on knowing, liking and above all trusting one another. I highly recommend Vicky, I would not work with anyone else!

    Testimonials from Tenants

    • Tenant Testimonial

      Stefan C - January 2017
      Great reliable fast service and very professional would recommend to any one in the future.
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      Paul H - January 2017
      All out dealings with Belvoir (and Vicky) have been dealt with on a friendly basis and without fuss.
    • Tenant Testimonial

      David G - January 2017
      I found that Vicky was very helpful, professional and eager to please. She has a great mannerism and is very punctual.
    • Tenant Testimonial

      Noeline C - November 2016
      We would recommend Belvoir, they are fabulous. They talked us through everything very friendly and helpful, they could not do enough for us. Thank You.
    • Tenant Testimonial

      Ian M - October 2016
      Staff are always really friendly and helpful. Can't fault them.
    • Tenant Testimonial

      Jane D - October 2016
      Very happy with Belvoirs service, especially from Vicky who has given me lots of support. Would definitely recommend to friends :)
    • Tenant Testimonial

      Angela W - October 2016
      The service I received from Belvoir was excellent. The representative was always kind, professional, efficient and re-assuring throughout the whole process. I would have no hesitation in recommending this company to others.
    • Tenant Testimonial

      Roni F - October 2016
      Thank you Vicky at Belvoir for your all your help in helping us to secure a perfect home. We have been continually impressed with the service and dedication to helping ourselves the tenants and also our new landlady, during the whole process. We can't wait to move in.
    • Tenant Testimonial

      Kendra A - April 2016
      Had a fantastic helpful friendly experience. Vicky has been superb and always maintained regular friendly contact with me throughout my letting experience.
    • Tenant Testimonial

      Kathryn H - March 2016
      Vicky the manager was totally professional. The transaction went through very efficiently and the smoothest, quickest service I could ever have imagined, we are delighted.
    • Tenant Testimonial

      Nicola P - February 2016
      Very friendly and informative. Good communication and nothing too much trouble. Would definitely recommend.
    • Tenant Testimonial

      Bodrul A - February 2016
      You've been a star from day one and I'd have no hesitation in recommending you! Thanks for your continued help.
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