RENT ASSESSMENT: Following your enquiry, we will arrange to meet you at the property to: Provide advice on preparing your property for letting, Advise on your responsibilities and the expected level of rent.
MARKETING: Once we have agreed terms, we can then begin the search for a tenant. We will arrange appointments to view and accompany them. We would need to hold keys for access.
REFERENCE CHECKING: Once prospective tenants have been found, we confirm each tenant's suitability via independent referencing as previously detailed.
TENANCY DOCUMENTS: We will provide the following: An appropriate tenancy agreement* A standing order mandate form to cover monthly payments, An inventory report to ensure that everyone knows exactly what is included and it's condition* Notify all utility companies of the change of occupier.
COLLECT INITIAL RENT & DEPOSIT: Prior to a tenancy commencing, we ensure the tenants pay to us: The first month rent A deposit to be held against possible damages caused during the tenancy, which is equivalent to one and a half months rent.
COLLECT MONTHLY RENT We ensure monthly rent payments are made promptly by the tenant. We utilise daily electronic banking facilities allowing us to monitor payments in and then ensure prompt payments out to the landlord. Monies normally reach a landlord's account within 2 working days of it being sent.
RENT GUARANTEE & LEGAL EXPENSE INSURANCE: Under our Fully Managed and Lent Rent Collect services Sterling offer a rent guarantee policy via reference company. We will refund the cost of the first 6 months when your tenants first move in. Please see leaflet for full details.
LANDLORDS ANNUAL GAS SAFETY REPORT We will organise the annual gas safety check on an annual basis ensuring you do not breach your legal obligation.*
COMPILE INVENTORY A comprehensive inventory will be prepared.*
CHECK-IN Organised by us with an independent inventory company. All utility companies notified of new occupancy and meters read.*
CHECK OUT : Arranged by us with an independent inventory company. We then arrange any cleaning or remedial works that may be required and deduct the costs from the tenant's deposit if appropriate.*
REGISTER DEPOSIT WITH TENANCY DEPOSIT SCHEME
PROPERTY FACT FILE LEFT AT PROPERTY