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    Richard Kendall Estate Agent are delighted to announce their new office in the historic Cornmarket in Pontefract, opening with people who live and have grown up in the Pontefract area. Richard Kendall Estate Agent is an independent family firm and have been selling and renting houses in Wakefield area for over 45 years, 7 days a week..... and now we're coming to do it in Pontefract.
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Landlords Pack
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    Introduction
    At Richard Kendall Estate Agent we are proud to be the areas 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 45 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 five 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 and Inventories

    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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    If you are a tenant looking to rent a property then as the area'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 5 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

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    Credit Check and 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.

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    Guarantor's

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

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    Administration Charge

    Upon satisfactory 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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    Kelly Scoffins MARLA - Lettings Negotiator

    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. Based now in our Pontract office.

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    Where we're active

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

    Find us

    15 Cornmarket,
    Pontefract,
    WF8 1AN

    Telephone us

    Letting: 01977 325081  Local call rate

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    Testimonials from Landlords

    • Landlord Testimonial

      extremely helpful, and very speedy

      Dealing with Kelly at the Pontefract office was a pleasure, extremely helpful, and very speedy to resolve any issues relating to the property. I have moved out of the area now, but if I'm ever back then I will certainly turn to Richard Kendall's and Kelly Scoffins.

      D. Haselden - November 2016

    • Landlord Testimonial

      no hesitation in placing a property in the hands

      Many thanks to Richard Kendall for looking after our property. It has been handled extremely well over the last 4.5 years. A special mention to Kelly Scoffins who has been first class. She has at all times been efficient, helpful and professional with a very friendly personality. Any problems have been dealt with immediately and she has always kept us informed in a timely manner. Thank you Kelly! I would have no hesitation in placing a property in the hands of Richard Kendall Estate Agents.

      JS - September 2016

    Testimonials from Tenants

    • Tenant Testimonial

      our every request was catered for

      Kelly Scoffins at Richard Kendall oversaw our tenancy at our previous rental property; from day to day queries, to the final check out. We found her to be extremely professional, as well as being incredibly friendly. Our every request was catered for, and we've left with a very positive view of Richard Kendall Estate Agents.

      J Gardner - May 2016

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      Kelly was superb throughout my term

      Kelly was superb throughout my term, dealing with anything I threw at her in a very professional and friendly manner, with nothing being too much trouble. It was always a pleasure to talk to her, I would highly recommend using her for a letting to anyone that needs to, a credit to Kendalls!

      Thank you Kelly.

      David - April 2016

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