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    Our place is in Sunderland. Peter Heron has been established here since the early 60's and as the business has grown, we have seen the area develop and change into the diverse place that it is today.

    As trends move, economies rise and fall and needs change, our commitment to the area and the people who live here stays the same so we have an insight and knowledge of the local landscape to ensure we can stay ahead of the ever changing property market.

    So reassuringly, if you are looking to rent your place in Sunderland, Peter Heron is the place for residential lettings and property management that comes tried, trusted and recommended.

    If you are interested in any of our properties, please contact us today.

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    Landlords can also be reassured by our membership of the Homes Sale Network, a division of Cartus the premier global relocation service, as only the best independent agents in the area are selected and invited to become members.

    The process

    Once you have your property to let, it is worth remembering that it could take several weeks for a suitable tenant to be found.

    Preparing your property for let

    There are a number of issues to consider before you are able to put your property on the market for let.

    Choosing an agent

    Once you have decided to let your property you may decide to employ a letting agent to put your property on the market.

    Marketing your property

    A letting agent will discuss the best way to let your property and the rental income to expect from the let. You will need to sign a contract with the letting agent marketing your property.

    Agreeing the let

    Once you have found suitable tenants for the property, you will have to agree the terms of their let which will involve some negotiation. On agreement, it is highly recommended that formal documentation be signed between the landlord and tenant setting out the terms and conditions of the let.

    Preparing your property for let

    Whether you have let a property before, or this is the first time, when you let a home there is a lot to think about:

    What is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and when should I use it?

    If the rent on the property is less than £25,000 per year and you rent your property to private individuals, the tenancy automatically becomes an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST). An AST usually lasts for 6 to 12 months, unless you agree a fixed term for the tenancy in advance with your tenant. When the fixed term of the tenancy has expired the landlord is able to gain back possession of the property provided they give two months written notice to the tenant. In addition, if the tenant owes at least 2 months or 8 weeks rent on the property you can apply through the court to seek a possession order

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    Will the deposit be covered by the Tenancy Deposit Protection?

    Under new legislation you are advised to ensure that your property is covered for Tenancy Deposit Protection, which will require all deposits to be covered under a scheme from 6 April 2007.

    What are the health and safety requirements?

    Before you let your property you must make sure by law that it and its contents comply with various safety regulations, including:

    • Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988, as amended 1993
    • Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998
    • Smoke Detectors Act 1991
    • Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994.

      Landlords are required to produce certificates meeting these regulations where appropriate and should ensure that a Portable Appliances Testing (PAT) for all electrical appliances is undertaken.

      Other considerations before letting your property In addition to all of the above, you will also need to make sure you have:

      • An agreed inventory of all items left in the property and a property condition report
      • Obtained permission from your mortgage lender (if you have a mortgage on your property) or told your freeholder
      • Advised your insurers and highlighted what items within the property you will be insuring and those that will fall to the tenants to insure.

        Choosing a letting agent

        You can advertise and manage your property yourself, but it can be a lot of worry and hassle. Many landlords use an agent to market / or manage their property. Make sure you get written confirmation of the agent's terms, conditions and costs for acting on your behalf before signing anything.

        Most tenants look for properties through letting agents. In general, a letting agent will:

        • Advise on the right length of tenancy and rent to charge
        • Advise whether to let out your property unfurnished, partially furnished or furnished
        • Promote your property to potential tenants
        • Handle the letting process
        • Prepare the tenancy agreement.
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    Marketing your property

    Once you have your property ready and if you have employed a letting agent to undertake the letting for you, they will discuss the best way to let your property, whether this be to multiple or single tenants.

    The letting agent will also discuss the rent to expect from the let, taking into consideration the type of property, age and the fixtures and fittings to be included in the let.

    The letting agent will offer advice on the best way to find tenants for your property and will advertise the property on your behalf in order to find suitable tenants. The agent will undertake the viewings and ensure that the property is let.

    If you employ an agent to undertake the letting, you will need to sign an agreement with them which outlines their charges and the length of the contract. It is important that you understand the contract before you sign as you don't want to sign into a lengthy tie-in.

    Agreeing the let

    Once you have found suitable tenants for your property you will need to agree the terms and conditions of the let with them. Essentially, it is at this point that you must determine who is responsible for what. Who looks after the property and its tenancy will depend on the terms of the tenancy agreement you have. But here are a few of the more usual responsibilities:

    Landlord's responsibility to:

    • Repair the property
    • Pay the building insurance
    • Pay any ground rent and service charge where applicable
    • Insure any items, such as furniture and kitchen equipment included in the property
    • Not discriminate on the grounds of sex, race, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status or disability

      Letting agent's responsibility to:

      Get written references for the prospective tenant. Usually these include:

      • Credit referencing check
      • Current and previous employer(s) to confirm both if the tenant is a permanent employee, and their salary
      • Current and previous landlord(s) to confirm whether the rent was paid on time, is not outstanding and that the property was kept in good condition
      • Where needed, guarantor's references
      • Ensure an Assured Shorthold Agreement (where appropriate) is completed
      • Obtain the necessary deposit and initial rent
      • Complete the inventory checks on the property.

        Tenant's responsibility to:

        • Pay the rent and deposit
        • Pay or make a contribution towards the bills, as well as any other costs agreed and stated clearly in the tenancy agreement, such as:
        • Inventory and tenancy agreement costs
        • Administrative charges
        • Responsibility for Council Tax, water rates, gas, electricity, telephone charges, television licence fee, etc
        • Return the property to you at the end of the tenancy in the same condition as at the start of the tenancy allowing for fair wear and tear.
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    Landlord's checklist

    Here's a brief summary of the various costs to consider when letting your property:

    Gas and electrical testing

    You will need to ensure that you have tested all gas and electrical appliances to ensure they comply with current safety standards. This will need to be undertaken by a qualified professional and there will be charges made for this service.

    Landlord Insurance

    Our partners Mortgage Advice Bureau work with Legal & General to provide you with buildings insurance for your buy-to-let property, designed to give you peace of mind at every stage of your life, from buying your first property to expanding your portfolio.

    What's covered?

    You will be insured against loss or damage to your buildings from many causes, including but not limited to:

    • Fire, smoke, explosion, lightning or earthquake
    • Malicious acts or vandalism
    • Storm or flood
    • Subsidence, heave or landslip
    • Theft or attempted theft
    • Escape of water
    • Falling trees

      The insurance will also cover your legal liability to third parties up to £2 million and can be extended to cover accidental damage, legal expenses and rent guarantee (this option covers unpaid rent for up to a year whilst trying to gain vacant possession). Conditions and exclusions apply, full details are available on request. To find out more, visit www.mortgageadvicebureau.com/peterheron

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    Letting agent's fees

    There are likely to be fees incurred for employing an agent to undertake the administration and management of your property. Charges vary from one agent to another, so it's worth checking on fees in your area.

    Repairs and maintenance

    Any repairs or maintenance that is required on the property will need to be paid for by the landlord.

    Storage

    You may have to put some of your furniture and furnishings in storage if the tenant brings his/her own belongings. The costs of storage will need to be covered by the landlord.

    Tax

    Landlords are liable to pay tax on gross income received from rent. Further information can be obtained from the Tax Office.

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    Finding a property to rent

    Whether you have rented before or this is your first time when you rent a home there is a lot to think about.

    • Does the property meet my needs?
    • Cost - How much is the rent and will you need to pay extra for bills?
    • Location - is the property close to local amenities i.e. shops, doctors, schools etc.
    • Size - will the property accommodate your needs? i.e. no. of bedrooms or garden

      What type of length of tenancy should you have?

      If the rent is less than £25,000 per year and you do not live with the Landlord the tenancy automatically becomes an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST). An AST usually lasts for 6 to 12 months unless you agree a fixed term for the tenancy in advance with the Landlord.

      What happens at the end of my tenancy?

      When the fixed term of the tenancy has expired, the landlord is able to gain back possession of the property provided they give two months written notice to the tenant. In addition if you owe at least 2 months or 8 weeks rent the landlord can ask you to leave.

      What can I afford?

      Before you even look at a property work out what you can afford by looking at what your basic outgoings are likely to be. For instance:

      • £_______ Monthly rent
      • £_______ The costs of getting your references
      • £_______ Inventory and tenancy agreement costs
      • £_______ The deposit and any maintenance costs
      • £_______ Council Tax
      • £_______ Water rates, gas, electricity and telephone charges
      • £_______ TV Licence
      • £_______ Insurance for your belongings
      • £_______ TOTAL

        Role of the Letting Agent

        Most people find a place to rent by looking in the local press, on property websites or local agents. However if you find a property to rent it will be managed either directly by the Landlord or more usually by a letting agent.

        Remember the Letting Agent is acting for the landlord and has no contractual duty to you. Check if the agent is 'sole agent' if not other agents may be trying to let the same property. Check the agent is an RICS member as they follow a Rent Only Management Code and Service Charge Management Code - protecting your consumer rights.

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    Agreeing the Let

    Once you have found a property, before you sign anything you should:

    • Check the property - is it clean, is it well maintained, is anything broken?
    • Find out if it is furnished or unfurnished
    • Ask about any management and maintenance costs
    • Find out what your responsibilities are such as cleaning, garden maintenance or replacing broken items

      Insurance

      Protect your rental payments, lifestyle outgoings and contents:

      As a tenant, your landlord cannot be responsible for insuring your possessions, and as someone who has a financial commitment to pay rent for your home, not to mention regular household bills, you may also be concerned about what would happen if you lost your income.

      • How would you pay your rent and monthly bills?
      • How long could you live on your savings?
      • What would happen when your savings ran out?

        Our partners Mortgage Advice Bureau can arrange cover for your contents, as well as cover in case of accident, sickness or unemployment, and it may be simpler and more affordable than you'd expect. For insurance business we exclusively arrange products from Legal & General. For more information please contact us.

        Health and Safety requirements

        You should get assurances or certificates from the landlord that the property complies with these regulations:

        • Furniture and Furnishings (Fire & Safety Regulations 1988 amended in 1993)
        • Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998
        • Smoke Detectors Act 1991 (if the property doesn't have smoke alarms ask if they can be installed)
        • Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994.
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    References

    Once you have found a property you will need to agree the terms and conditions with the landlord. You will need to supply the landlord with relevant information and ensure you sign the necessary paperwork.

    Before you sign anything the landlord or agent should provide you with a clear statement of rent, tenancy, deposit and any costs of setting up the tenancy. This includes the administration costs of getting your references. The letting agent will get reference by contacting either:

    • Your bank
    • Credit referencing agencies
    • Current and previous employer(s)
    • Current and previous landlord(s)

      Even if someone is going to be your guarantor you will still need references. If you are self-employed you may need to provide copies of trading accounts and an accountants reference.

      Tenancy Agreement and Deposit

      Once the letting agent and landlord are happy with your references you will be asked to sign a tenancy agreement. Before signing read it thoroughly and check the paperwork mentions the following important points:

      • Length of tenancy
      • How often and when to pay the rent
      • What the deposit is
      • How the money will be held. Letting agents who are RICS registered hold the money in a client account where it will be protected.
      • Is your deposit covered by Tenancy Deposit Protection? Under new legislation a landlord is required to ensure that deposits they hold are covered under a scheme from 6 April 2007. RICS members are qualified to join the Tenancy Deposit Scheme for Regulated Agents which ensures that your deposit is protected during the tenancy and that any dispute over its return will be resolved quickly and independently without any future cost.
      • How you will get the deposit back at the end of the tenancy
      • You landlord must by law give you an address in England and Wales for serving your notice
      • How much and who you will pay for work at the end of the tenancy such as checking the inventory renewing the agreement or cleaning the property
      • The contact details of the manager responsible for the property
      • Whether gas electricity and other services have been connected and that meters have been read
      • You will not be discriminated against because of sex, race, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status or disability
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    Moving In

    You will not be able to move in until you have paid your deposit, first month's rent and any fees. Once this has been done don't forget a few important things:

    • Insure your own belongings at the property
    • Make sure all equipment works and you have their manuals
    • Find out the telephone numbers of the various emergency maintenance services
    • Tell your gas, electricity, water and telephone companies the day you move in making your own note of the meter readings
    • Speak to your local authority if you are responsible for Council Tax

      Looking after your rented property

      Return the property to the landlord at the end of the tenancy in the same condition as at the start allowing for fair wear and tear. Remember if you are away:

      • You will need to pay the rent on the right date
      • You are responsible for the property's security
      • Make sure the property is not damaged by weather
      • Let your insurer and your landlord know so insurance arrangements can be made
      • Give emergency contact details to the landlord
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Meet Our LettingsTeam
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    Call : 0191 510 3323   Email: lettings@peterheron.co.uk   Twitter: @peter_heron Facebook: www.facebook.com/peterheronproperty
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    Ashley O'Carroll MARLA MNAEA | Managing Director
    Peter Heron's Nephew Ashley joined Sunderland's most successful estate agents in 1996 and became a Partner in Peter Heron in 2000. He brought with him a fresh, modern, progressive approach to estate agency which combined with Peter's traditional and personal style created the forward thinking company we have established today. Ashley manages the business with a hands on approach, personally valuing,inspecting and reviewing all property transactions. Ashley continues to build on the strong reputation and continues to develop the sale & lettings estate agency to be pro active and forward thinking yet does not lose sight of the commitment to family values and dedication to customer service. 
    Call Ashley on 0191 510 6111 or 07957 434 889 or email ashleyocarroll@peterheron.co.uk
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    Sancha Partington | Lettings Manager
    Sancha manages the busy lettings and property management department and oversees the teams based at our Fawcett Street & Sea Road Branches. Sancha works closely with landlords to bring her expertise and knowledge of the lettings market in Sunderland and is hands on in matching the right tenants to properties and working hard to develop good working relationships. Sancha lives in Sunderland and has great knowledge of the City which enables her to pin point landlords and tenants specific requirements. 
    Call Sancha on 0191 510 6113 or email sanchapartington@peterheron.co.uk
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    Kelly Mahoney | Lettings Property Consultant
    Kelly joined Peter Heron in 2003 after graduating from Sunderland University. Kelly manages rental properties in the SR1, SR2 & SR3 areas. Kelly is local to Seaham and therefore also covers this area including the very popular Eastshore Village which is a favourite of many of our tenants.   
    Call Kelly on 0191 510 6114 or email kellymahoney@peterheron.co.uk
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    Victoria Simm | Lettings Property Consultant
    Victoria joined us in April last year bringing with her a wealth of experience in property management having worked with a well established Sunderland based Lettings agent for 2 years. Victoria who is ARLA qualified specialises in properties in the SR4 and DH postcodes as well as managing many investment portfolios for our investors.
    Call Victoria on 0191 510 6110 or email victoriasimm@peterheron.co.uk
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    Dean Fraser | Social Media & Marketing Officer
    Dean is responsible for the development of our marketing from print to online including our busy social media channels; Dean is raising even more awareness with Social Media for our sales and rentals to prospective buyers & tenants and has so far been accredited as one of the Top 10 Most Influential UK Estate Agents in Social Media.
    Call Dean on 0191 515 3323 or email deanfraser@peterheron.co.uk
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    Ruth Flatman | Administrator
    Ruth has worked alongside Ashley and the Team at Peter Heron for over 14 years and is responsible for the preparation of your property details as well as creating adverts for the local press and also ordering and creating EPC's. If at any stage of the process you require any amendments or any assistance with your property listings please do not hesitate to contact Ruth.
    Call Ruth on 0191 510 3323 or email ruthflatman@peterheron.co.uk
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Our branch locations

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Sunderland
City Office,
20 Fawcett Street,
Sunderland,
SR1 1RH
Buying: 0191 687 0350  Local call rate
Letting: 0191 687 0351  Local call rate

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Fulwell
15 Sea Road,
Sunderland,
SR6 9BS
Buying: 0191 687 0352  Local call rate
Letting: 0191 687 0067  Local call rate

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City Office,
20 Fawcett Street,
Sunderland,
SR1 1RH

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Letting: 0191 687 0351  Local call rate

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Lettings Testimonials
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    Let your property become our responsibility!
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    Peter Heron's ethos is to take all the stress away from renting your property out and our local team of experts are here to take care of this for you. We want all our landlords to enjoy life whilst we manage their rental portfolio and all tenants to live in good quality, pleasantly situated homes which again is something we're specialists in!

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    It's clear to see why Peter Heron have a good name
    Having transferred my portfolio over from another agency its clear to see why Peter heron have such a good name. Its nice that I'm not having to chase up rent and can get on with my life without all the hassle, knowing you will take care of all those little niggles which can grind you down. Thank you so much for your professionalism throughout. 
     Lyndsey Taylor, Whitburn, Cleadon & Seaburn
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    Found a tenant in 1 day!
    Empty property for 3 weeks without tenant though another agent. Used Peter Heron and they found a tenant in 1 day. Brilliant - definitely will use again!! 
    Jason Pierce, Fulwell.
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    Thanks very much indeed
    Thank you very much for your very efficient forwarding of rent and statements for this property over the last few months. You have been fab! Thanks very much indeed! 
    Christina Newton, Millfield.
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    I appreciate the effort and the communication!
    As always - Thank you. I appreciate the effort and the communication you have made. Many Thanks.   
    Leston Davis, Grindon.
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    Brilliant - Thanks for all your efforts.
    Brilliant! - Thanks for all your efforts.
    Matthew Doughty, Ashbrooke.
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    Keep up the good work
    You have been doing such a great job, keep up the good work!
    Andrew Lutman, Ashbrooke.
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    You do work late don't you?
    Hi Sancha, Thank you for coming back to me so quickly (you do work late don't you?! I work in recruitment and we put in the hours, but I am always impressed how swiftly you respond to my queries :-) )
    Vicky, Havelock Park.

Testimonials from Tenants

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    Exceptionally high level of customer service!
    I have been a tenant with Peter Heron for almost 2 years now and in this time, I must say that the service I have received has been at the highest possible standard. The staff especially Victoria and Kelly have always maintained a exceptionally high level of customer service with Professionalism shown at all times. Victoria is very quick with any queries and I would highly recommend Peter Heron as it really is a top quality estate agents. I am happy I have chosen to rent my property with them.
    Karen Liddle.
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    You made the move a lot let stressful
    Victoria managed to get us an out of hours viewing with the land lord himself which was really helpful. Also Victoria has advised if we need any further help or need to check something out about the house we can go to Victoria and she'll help. I'd be more than happy to suggest Victoria to anyone using Peter Heron. Thanks for all your help Victoria you made the move a lot let stressful. Sarah Lockey and Peter Ward.
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    What a relief!
    Because my profit margins were very tight, I decided to look after the rental administration of my property myself. In the past I had used Peter Heron Estate Agents to look after this. This time I only had them advertise and vet prospective tenants. The rest was down to me and, as a relative novice, I can only say what a relief it was to have someone as pleasant as Victoria on the other end of a phone and e-mail. Although under no obligation, she was happy to guide and assist me through the intricacies of the role of landlords, and was very supportive in helping me tackle the various problems which invariably occur when renting out a property.
    Bryan Ramsey.
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    Our experience has been stress free.
    We have being renting a property from Peter Herons Sunderland for just under 12 months now, and so far our experience has been stress free and very positive, We have had only one major issue regarding the property, which was resolved very quickly, over the weekend period as well which is also very encouraging.
    Mr A.
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    They obviously take great care of the properties!
    Kelly and Sancha have both been great if I have had any problems in my property Kelly has dealt with it strait away I've never had to wait for anything been done it's been dealt with asap and she always calls me to check everything is going OK  which saves me from been stressed and gives me peace of mind and Sancha comes to view my property and make sure every things  OK  to see if I have any problems which need doing but I never really have any because they obviously take great care of the properties they look after.
    Billie-Jo Ryan
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    Our place is in Sunderland. Peter Heron has been established here since the early 60's and as the business has grown, we have seen the area develop and change into the diverse place that it is today. 

    As trends move, economies rise and fall and needs change, our commitment to the area and the people who live here stays the same so we have an insight and knowledge of the local landscape to ensure we can stay ahead of the ever changing property market. 

    So reassuringly, if you are looking to buy, sell or rent your place in Sunderland, Peter Heron is the place for residential sales and lettings that comes tried, trusted and recommended.
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    Selling your property with Peter Heron
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    When you are selling a property you want an agent that you can trust to put your interests first and give the best advice possible. Our commitment to the area and passion for its growth means that we are an award winning agent that reassuringly comes tried, trusted and recommended.
    Please call us on 0191 510 3323 for a no obligation full market appraisal on your home......we'd love to hear from you and can help you every step of the way.
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    We're here to help you - all the way
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    Please feel free to visit us at www.peterheron.co.uk or telephone any one of our NAEA qualified team members on 0191 510 3323 and we can find you your next home; whether it's for your own occupation or as a landlord; to rent out. 
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Meet The Team
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    Call : 0191 510 3323  Email: sales@peterheron.co.uk    Twitter: @peter_heron www.facebook.com/peterheronproperty
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    Ashley O'Carroll MNAEA MARLA | Managing Director
    Peter Heron's Nephew Ashley joined Sunderland's most successful estate agents in 1996 and became a Partner in Peter Heron in 2000. He brought with him a fresh, modern, progressive approach to estate agency which combined with Peter's traditional and personal style created the forward thinking company we have established today. Ashley manages the business with a hands on approach, personally valuing,inspecting and reviewing all property transactions. Ashley continues to build on the strong reputation and continues to develop the sale & lettings estate agency to be pro active and forward thinking yet does not lose sight of the commitment to family values and dedication to customer service.
    Call Ashley on 0191 510 6111 or 07957 434 889 or email ashleyocarroll@peterheron.co.uk
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    Rebecca Boyd MNAEA | City Centre Branch Manager
    Sunderland born Rebecca has worked for Peter Heron for over 16 years and has developed her property experience over this time and currently manages the prominent City Centre Branch at Fawcett Street. Having lived in Sunderland for all her life, Rebecca is ideally placed to give advice and guidance on all aspects of living in the local area. She plays an active role in developing and motivating the team to ensure that everyone who buys, sells or lets their property with Peter Heron experiences great customer service and benefits from our local property expertise.
    Call Rebecca on 0191 510 6112 or email rebeccaboyd@peterheron.co.uk
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    Joanne Kennedy | Property Consultant
    Joanne joined Peter Heron at the tender age of 17 and after taking a break to have a family, re-joined us as a Negotiator in 2007. Joanne lives in Sunderland and knows the area inside out and boasts over 25 year experience as an estate agent in the City.
    Call Joanne on 0191 510 6115 or email joannekennedy@peterheron.co.uk
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    Deborah George | Valuer
    Deborah joined the team in 2009 and boasts a huge level of experience in valuing property for sale or to rent in Sunderland. Deborah lives in East Boldon with her family and works alongside Managing Director Ashley O'Carroll valuing both North and South of the river in the City.
    Call Deborah on 0191 510 3323 or email deborahgeorge@peterheron.co.uk
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    Dean Fraser | Social Media & Marketing Officer
    Dean is responsible for the development of our marketing from print to online including our busy social media channels. Dean is raising even more awareness with Social Media for our sales and rentals to prospective buyers & tenants and has so far been accredited as one of the Top 10 Most Influential UK Estate Agents in Social Media.
    Call Dean on 0191 510 3323 or email deanfraser@peterheron.co.uk
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    Ruth Flatman | Administrator 
    Ruth has worked alongside Ashley and the Team at Peter Heron for over 14 years and is responsible for the preparation of your property details as well as creating adverts for the local press and also ordering and creating EPC's. If at any stage of the process you require any amendments or any assistance with your property listings please do not hesitate to contact Ruth.
    Call Ruth on 0191 510 3323 or email ruthflatman@peterheron.co.uk
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    Tom Angus | Accompanied Viewer
    Tom joined us in 2000 and has been one of our accompanied viewers ever since. Tom works with the team at the City Centre Branch on Fawcett Street and conducts all accompanied viewings for the properties managed by the branch.
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Our branch locations

Our Branch

Our Branch

Branches within our network

Branches within our network

Our Office Address Services Contact
Sunderland
City Office,
20 Fawcett Street,
Sunderland,
SR1 1RH
Buying: 0191 687 0350  Local call rate
Letting: 0191 687 0351  Local call rate

Network Office Address Services Contact
Fulwell
15 Sea Road,
Sunderland,
SR6 9BS
Buying: 0191 687 0352  Local call rate
Letting: 0191 687 0067  Local call rate

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    Peter Heron specialises in property for sale in Sunderland. Please take a look at our properties on the map as well as our branch location.

Where we're active

Our Branch

Our Branch

Current Properties

Recently Sold Properties

Note: Markers represent the centre of postcodes, not exact locations

Find us

City Office,
20 Fawcett Street,
Sunderland,
SR1 1RH

Telephone us

Buying: 0191 687 0350  Local call rate
Letting: 0191 687 0351  Local call rate

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Testimonials

Testimonials from Sellers

  • Seller Testimonial

    Very supportive and friendly
    There were many complications with the sale which were dealt very efficiently with by the staff of Peter Heron and I sought support on numerous occasions and was dealt with in a very polite and efficient way. All calls were usually made when they were promised and information was provided when requested. The staff were generally very supportive and friendly whenever I visited the branch. I would recommend other buyers and sellers to use Peter Heron.
    Graham Nicol.
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    Extremely helpful through out
    Lynsey- we wanted to add our personal thanks for the very professional way you handled the sale of our house. You were extremely helpful through out and we appreciated the regular updates and sorting out the viewings for us.
    Mr and Mrs S of Thornhill
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    Thank you so much
    Thank you so much for your patience and support in helping us sell out home
    Mr and Mrs W of The Broadway
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    You have been fab!
    Just a little note to say how grateful I am for your professional attitude, patience and consideration during the sale of my home. Rebecca you have been fab!
    Miss C of Sunderland
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    Rebecca has been fantastic
    Can't thank all of the staff at Peter Heron enough for all the help provided to us in selling our house. In particular Rebecca has been fantastic
    Mr and Mrs A of Silksworth
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    Very professional
    Overall very professional
    Mr X of Seaham
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    I cannot fault the professionalism...
    I cannot fault the professionalism, attitude and thoroughness of all staff- particularly Rebecca during this stressful time
    Mrs C of Barnes
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    Would definitely use Peter Heron in the future
    Having never used an estate agent before, I was pleasantly surprised. Staff at Peter Heron were professional and friendly, would definitely use Peter Heron in the future if the need should arise
    Mrs O of Millfield
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    Friendly and helpful
    Everyone was really friendly and helpful
    Mr H and Mrs O of Grindon
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    We really appreciated the regular updates
    We really appreciated the regular updates by phone and email
    Mr S of Thornhill
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    Very impressed
    Excellent all round service and very impressed with the organisation of viewings
    Mr and Mrs P of East Herrington
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    Thanks...
    Special thanks to Lynsey for all her help
    Mrs T of Tunstall
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    Wonderful!
    Your were wonderful, Thanks
    Mrs H of Barnes
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    A good job!
    A good job
    Mr R of Doxford Park
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    Smooth Operation
    A very smooth operation
    Mr W of  Moorside
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    I commend the efforts of Rebecca Boyd
    I would commend Rebecca Boyd to expedite the sale
    Mr M, Sorley Street, Millfield.
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    Prompt and efficient service
    We were very happy with your prompt and efficient service. Thank you.
    Mrs G, Arncliffe Avenue, High Barnes
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    Prompt and professional service!
    We would like to thank everyone for their prompt an professional service. We have recommended you to friends thinking of selling
    Mr & Mrs W, Thorne Square.

Testimonials from Buyers

  • Buyer Testimonial

    The easiest house move we have ever had!
    We have just completed on a house purchase, Rebecca from Peter Heron could not have been more helpful, we needed to view the property a couple of times to measure up for work and Tom was always there a time to suit our needs. All of the staff were pleasant and helpful but Rebecca in particular made this one of the easiest house moves we have ever had. We would recommend Peter Heron and would certainly use them in the future for a house sale confident that they really do offer a great service.
    Peter & Jen.
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    Even ringing me after they had closed to help!
    From putting the offer in on the above property Lesley was extremely helpful, she kept me up to date with what was happening and rang me back when she said she would, even ringing me after the close of the shop for the day. she was always friendly and very efficient. Joanne was also very friendly and helpful when we collected the keys.
    Lillian Collins.
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    Very happy with the overall service.
    Rebecca kept us informed of what was happening with the purchase - very happy with the overall service.
    Nicola H.
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    I'm happy to purchase through Peter Heron again.
    I purchased a repossession two bedroom flat from Peter Heron estate agents Sunderland. I had a little trouble being able to view the property at short notice and ended up having to view it in the dark at four o'clock in the late afternoon as there was no electricity in the property. I followed this up the following day agreeing to meet the asking price and was given 14 days to exchange. Unfortunately as we were about to exchange on day fourteen a higher bid was put forward so I was given the option to increase my offer which I reluctantly did but so did the other purchaser. Full and final offers were then requested which were given and I was fortunate to be the successful purchaser. The sales staff at Peter Herons were very sympathetic and professional in dealing with this awkward situation and as disappointed as I was having to increase my offer by over £4000 to secure the property I would be happy to purchase from Peter Herons again.
    Golf Bahia.
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*Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

Welcome to Peter Heron Residential Sales and Lettings, Sunderland

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    Our place is in Sunderland. Peter Heron has been established here since the early 60's and as the business has grown, we have seen the area develop and change into the diverse place that it is today. As trends move, economies rise and fall and needs change, our commitment to the area and the people who live here stays the same so we have an insight and knowledge of the local landscape to ensure we can stay ahead of the ever changing property market.
  • Introduction

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    Our place is in Sunderland. Peter Heron has been established here since the early 60's and as the business has grown, we have seen the area develop and change into the diverse place that it is today. As trends move, economies rise and fall and needs change, our commitment to the area and the people who live here stays the same so we have an insight and knowledge of the local landscape to ensure we can stay ahead of the ever changing property market.

Find Us

Branch address

City Office,
20 Fawcett Street,
Sunderland,
SR1 1RH

Get in touch

Buying: 0191 687 0350  Local call rate
Letting: 0191 687 0351  Local call rate
Note: The pin shows the centre of the branch's postcode, and does not pinpoint the exact address.

Disclaimer

The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Peter Heron Residential Sales and Lettings, Sunderland. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Peter Heron Residential Sales and Lettings, Sunderland. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Peter Heron Residential Sales and Lettings, Sunderland. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

*Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

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