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Renting with Richard Kendall
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    Hello and welcome to Richard Kendall's letting department, Wakefield's largest and most experienced rental agency managing and finding tenants for landlords throughout your local area.

    Our lettings team collectively offers over 100 years experience in the field and whether you are looking for us to prepare just a simple inventory or provide you with a fully managed service for your rental home then look no further as Richard Kendall is the name with the reputation for renting properties in Wakefield.

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Landlords Pack
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    Introduction

    At Richard Kendall Estate Agent we are proud to be Wakefield's largest and most successful letting agent. We are well established in renting property in Wakefield and the surrounding area for over twenty years. With a portfolio of over 800 managed properties we are the leading specialists in the market place for rental properties.

    In addition to this, as a Company we also deal with the letting of over 500 properties a year and strive to guarantee the best personal service you will find in the local area.

    We have a strong presence in the local market place and Richard Kendall has personally been dealing with property for over 40 years. This expertise, together with having over 50 % of the staff in the rental department being qualified members of The Association of Residential Letting Agents gives Landlord the assurance that their property is in good hands.

    Here at Richard Kendall we are 'proud to be independent' offering a quality and professional service. If you are looking for peace of mind that your property is in safe hands and being professionally managed then look no further that Richard Kendall Estate Agent Lettings Department.

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    Free Valuation

    When you book a valuation, one of our experienced valuers will meet you at the property to advise you on the presentation of your property and carry out an initial market appraisal in order to inform you how much monthly rent could be achieved.

    An initial visit to the property to provide advice on the presentation of the property and an appraisal of the open market value is given.

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    Our Managed Service

    Properties are marketed from our four branches and viewings can be arranged at any of the office, by telephone or e mail. We have dedicated accompanied viewers who are available seven days a week.

    Once a tenant is interested in renting your property a full application is completed, this is then put forward to you and if you are satisfied with the application we then move forward to fully credit search and reference the tenants. These references are carried out by Homelet. Once satisfactory references are obtained, then we arrange a tenancy commencement date.

    The tenancy is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and this is usually for a six month fixed term initially. A full Inventory is carried out prior to commencement.

    The first month's rent and bond/deposit is collected on commencement of tenancy and we will hold the deposit as stakeholder under the terms of the TDS

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    Inspections & Inventory

    Inventories are carried out on managed properties and is a schedule of condition of the property both internally and externally, together with photographic evidence.

    Once the tenancy has commenced periodic inspections are carried out throughout the tenancy and reported to you, giving you peace of mind that your property is being looked after at all times.

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    Find A Tenant Service Only

    Properties are advertised and viewings arranged, when a tenant is found the process of full credit search and referencing is carried out by Homelet. Once satisfactory references are obtained we then prepare the Tenancy Agreement which is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.

    The first month's rent and bond or deposit is collected on commencement and then paid over to the Landlord. The Landlord is responsible for placing the bond/deposit in an approved Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme - a Custodial Scheme where a third party administrator holds the deposit or one of two insurance backed schemes.

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Tenants Pack
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    Register

    If you are a tenant looking to rent a property then as Wakefield's leading residential letting agent we have the widest selection of properties available in the local area.

    In order to help you find the right property you are able to register your details to receive our up to date mailing list.

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    Viewings
    Our offices are open seven days a week and viewings for all our properties can be arranged by telephoning our office or e mailing any of our 4 local offices. If the property is unoccupied we accompany viewings 7 days a week.
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    Apply
    An application form will need to be completed by each tenant over the age of eighteen years. Application forms can be collected from one of our branches or downloaded by visiting out website www.richardkendall.co.uk
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    Application and Charges

    Once you have decided to apply for a property we will give you an Application as well as an Individual Application Form per person to be completed. The Application explains in more detail the Charges payable, the Process involved and the Main Points of a proposed Tenancy. View our Application Terms by visiting www.richardkendall.co.uk

    CHARGES

    Credit Check & Reference Fees

    When applying for a rental property we will require £55 per application, per property, inclusive of VAT, to cover the credit check and reference fees.

    Guarantors

    If a Guarantor is required, a charge of £55 inclusive of VAT is also applicable per application, per property.

    Administration Charge

    Upon satisfctory references, we will require a £160 administration charge for up to two people occupying a property, payable on the day the Tenancy commences. There is an additional £30 (inclusive of VAT) if three/four tenants are to occupy the property.

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Meet Our Team
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    We're proud of the high-calibre staff who represent us. Our lettings team have first-hand knowledge of what matters to you and your tenants. We aspire to be responsive, helpful, and most of all - trustworthy.
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    Simon Kendall MARLA - Partner
    Having initially turned his attention to cookery in the early stages of his education, whilst this is still a passion, Simon joined the family firm nearly 20 years ago, learning the ropes of estate agency from the administration office duties, sales, lettings and then ultimately valuation. Simon headed up the Valuation department for a number of years before taking on the role of Partner in our lettings department. Here the rental team have continues in their success and now manage nearly 800 properties and finding tenants for landlords all over the Wakefield area for 500 more each year.
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    Elizabeth Kirk MARLA - Lettings Director
    One of the most experienced Lettings Agents in Wakefield, Liz Kirk established the rental department here at Richard Kendall Estate Agent, with Jennifer Kendall from the Kendall's family home. They soon grew the business to enable them to move into business premises off the high street in Horbury. For the past 20 years Liz has been successfully renting and managing properties creating the highest profiles for lettings in Wakefield.
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    Carol Rogers - Office Manager
    Another long serving member of the Richard Kendall staff, who has been involved in Estate Agency longer than any of us can remember. Carol oversees the day to day management of the office and has a wealth of knowledge and experience, especially with the legal aspects that residential lettings entail.
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    Matthew Hemingway MARLA - Lettings Consultant
    A senior member of staff at the rental department, carrying out rental valuations. Matthew has been with company for nearly 5 years, and has experience in all aspects of rental procedures.
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    Kelly Scoffins MARLA- Lettings Negotiator
    Kelly has also been with the company for 3 years and started off as an office junior at Horbury. She has now progressed to a lettings negotiator, dealing with all aspects of rental procedures and is a hard working member of the team.
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Our branch locations

Our Branch

Our Branch

Branches within our network

Branches within our network

Our Office Address Services Contact
Wakefield- Lettings
66 Northgate,
Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF1 3AP
Tel: 01924 260022  Local call rate
Network Offices Address Services Contact
Horbury
4 Cluntergate,
Horbury,
WF4 5AG
Buying: 01924 736081  Local call rate
Normanton
21 Market Place,
Normanton,
WF6 2AU
Buying: 01924 736022  Local call rate
Ossett
5 Station Road,
Ossett,
WF5 8AB
Buying: 01924 736021  Local call rate
Wakefield- Sales
66 Northgate,
Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF1 3AP
Buying: 01924 736001  Local call rate

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Where we're active

Our Branch

Our Branch

Current Properties

Previously Marketed Properties

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

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66 Northgate,
Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF1 3AP

Telephone us

Tel: 01924 260022  Local call rate

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