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About Us
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    As part of one of Oxfordshire's largest independent local estate and letting agents, Thomas Merrifield Lettings & Management has a network of dedicated lettings offices located in prime areas of Oxford and the surrounding areas. So you can see why we are perfectly placed to offer maximum exposure to your property and thus attract high-quality tenants, paying an excellent market rent, for the rental period that suits you best.

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    We offer a comprehensive property management and rent collection service for hundreds of landlords, ensuring a hassle-free service for all our clients during the tenancy.

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    We are members of RICS, TDS & NAEA, the respected industry organisations.

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    Much of our new business comes from referrals from our existing landlords and tenants, many of whom have been our clients since we started the business.

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    Whether you are an established landlord, or you are taking your first steps in the lettings market, our professional and knowledgeable team will be able to guide you through the process.

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    We're here to make sure you let your property as quickly and easily as possible so please contact us today or drop by for a chat. We look forward to meeting you and introducing your next tenant.

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Why choose us to let your property
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    Whether you are letting out your own home while living overseas, have a portfolio of properties to let or are just starting out on the buy-to-let journey, we can help.

    With many years' experience of letting properties in Oxfordshire, we can advise and guide you through all the stages of the letting process, including legal and financial matters. Our aim is to provide you with a good quality tenant who will ensure the maximum return on your investment throughout the tenancy, making the whole process as simple and as financially rewarding as possible.

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    Thomas Merrifield Lettings & Management offers two options to landlords:
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    Our Marketing and Letting Service
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    We can find the right tenant for your property through our extensive marketing and prominently located network of offices throughout Oxfordshire. You can then decide whether to manage the property and collect the rent yourself or take advantage of our flexible Property Management service - offering complete peace of mind.

    To find the perfect tenant you need to give your property the maximum exposure. Our marketing services include: ·

    Regular and prominent advertising in local publications read by prospective tenants.

    Featuring your property details in our colour Lettings List throughout our 7 Thomas Merrifield offices in Oxfordshire.

    A full property listing on our dedicated website

    Your property will also be listed on www.rightmove.co.uk the UK's biggest property portal

    Accompanied viewings with all tenants if required

    Applicant screening and interviewing and negotiation of tenancy details

    Completing the process
    Once a suitable tenant is found we will ensure all the legal paperwork is produced including an Inventory. We will hold the deposit for you and register it with one of the UK's accredited schemes.
    End Of Tenancy
    Unlike many other Agents' Letting Only service's our involvement does not stop when the tenants move in. We carry out a checkout inspection at the end of the tenancy and with yours and the tenants input we will assess any deductions that need to be made. The checkout is often the most contentious issue so by employing us as your Agents we will take that stress away from you.

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    Property Management
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    Property management can be the key to ensuring maximum rental returns. We will look after day-to-day general management and more complex issues such as emergency repairs, collection of rent, inspections and much more taking the pressure off you. Our Property Management service is designed to meet your needs; we pride ourselves on being flexible for our clients and ensuring that they are kept informed as much or as little as they wish.

    You will be pleased to hear that this service includes many services that are often billed as extras by other agents. That's why so many people chose us to look after their residential property investments. We look forward to taking care of yours.

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Information for Tenants
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    Thomas Merrifield Lettings is a property rental agency with years of experience in matching properties with tenants to find the right home for your lifestyle and income. 
    We provide all types of rental accommodation in Oxford, Didcot, Abingdon, Wallingford, Kidlington, Bicester, Witney and the surrounding villages from 1-bedroom town centre apartments to large country houses. 
    All rental properties are displayed on Rightmove and our own website www.tmlettings.co.uk
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    • Property updates If you wish to be kept updated on a regular basis simply register your details on the website and you will be emailed brief details when new instructions are placed on the site. 

    • Property Lists  Alternatively pop into one of our 7 prominently placed offices and ask for a list of available properties. 

    • Viewing the property If you wish to view a property either phone us or email us and we will arrange an appointment with you and accompany you to viewings. 

    • Tenancy Application When you are happy with your choice of property contact us and we will discuss start dates and how the tenancy process works. 

    • Referencing  Your tenancy application will pass through our referencing process, which will include employer, landlord, bank and credit checks.

    • NB: A guarantor may be required in certain cases if you do not meet the Referencing Agencys criteria.

    • Tenancy Offer  Assuming all goes well during referencing, you will receive a formal tenancy offer and Tenancy Agreement 

    • Tenancy signing We will then arrange an appointment with you to sign the agreement and pay over the first months rent and deposit.

    • Moving In  Finally, we will agree a time to meet at the property to go through the moving in process with you and to handover the keys to your new home.

    • SERVICE - Please remember that is not where our service ends - whether you are in one of our Managed Properties or Letting Only - we are always here to help.  

    OUR SERVICE TO OUR TENANTS IS WHY MANY OF OUR TENANTS HAVE BECOME SOME OF OUR NEW LANDLORDS - THEY TRUST US AND APPRECIATE THE SERVICE WE OFFER 
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    Simon Smith - Director
    Simon Smith has been with Thomas Merrifield for over 17 years and has successfully built the business up year on year with his Co-Director Nicolette O'Reilly. He has been involved within the property industry for over 20 years and over this time has built up an excellent knowledge of the Oxfordshire property market. Simon runs and oversees the Oxford office and has responsibility for the entire Client accounting.
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    Simon Hedges - Lettings Manager
    Simon Hedges initially worked in Retail Banking before moving to Financial Services as a Financial Consultant and an IFA. He then chose a different career path as a Lettings Negotiator with an agency in Oxford where he worked for 5 years. He joined Thomas Merrifield in 2001 and is now the Lettings Manager for Oxford and North/West Oxfordshire.
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    Nasim Dunmore
    Nasim first joined Thomas Merrifield as a temporary member of staff back in 2007. After University in 2009 she joined the Lettings team on a full-time basis and since then she has overseen all Referencing in our Oxford Branch, building good relationships with Tenants and Landlords alike. Nasim has experience in a variety of roles within the company and more recently has taken on more responsibilities within the Accounts department and the running of the Oxford Office.
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    Gemma Collins
    Gemma initially worked in the Beauty and Retail industry for a total of 10 years. Choosing a new career path she joined the Thomas Merrifield Lettings team in 2010 and since then has been in charge of all Renewals in the Oxford branch. Gemma contributes to all aspects of the day to day running of the office, taking an active role in training new members of the Thomas Merrifield team.
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    Courtney Hunt
    Courtney joined Thomas Merrifield Lettings in June 2015 as an Office Administrator in Oxford. She has increased her responsibility over time and now deals with tenancy applications, referencing and preparation of tenancy agreements. Since leaving school Courtney has worked in the retail industry and then a high pressured role involving the placing of care staff throughout Oxford. This background has given her excellent communication and customer service skills essential for the Letting industry.
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    Where we're active

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    Current Properties

    Previously Marketed Properties

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

    Find us

    Holyfield House,
    1 Walton Well Road,
    Oxford,
    OX2 6ED

    Telephone us

    Letting: 01865 809191  Local call rate

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    Testimonials from Landlords and tenants

    Testimonials from Landlords

    • Landlord Testimonial

      prompt efficient service and good honest advice.
      "Thomas Merrifield Lettings have been my agent for 10 years and for this duration I have had outstanding service! If i was asked about their strengths i would say re-letting,being kept up to speed,prompt efficient service and good honest advice. I hope i am with them for the next 10 years! From a very happy client Charles F "
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      have found their service to be faultless.
      "Working as a consultant in development, I am out of  the country for long periods of time and I need to be sure that my letting agent will take any necessary decisions on management issues in my best interests when I am absent. I have been dealing with TM lettings for over 10 years and have found their service to be faultless." Helen, landlord

    Testimonials from Tenants

    • Tenant Testimonial

      They always, promptly, do any repairs
      "I've rented a house for five years from TM Lettings and have a superb relationship with TM Lettings agent, who treat me like the wholly responsible person that I am. They always, promptly, do any repairs. I always, without question, pay my rent. I look after the place; they give me reasonable freedom."  Daphne, tenant
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