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    John Shepherd Estate Agents offers the complete Agency service for Cannock and surrounding areas. A well established and trusted Company with a strong local presence, regional and national coverage. It has a reputation for caring, professional and quality customer service. Providing professional independent advice on Residential and Commercial Sales, Lettings, Management, Surveying, New Homes, Land and other associated services.
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John Shepherd will find you the perfect tenant!
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    • Founded originally in 1991, the Company has expanded to become one of the regions best known and most respected residential letting and property management companies.

      We pride ourselves on giving a professional lettings and property management service which embraces the principles of quality and of outstanding customer care.

      We are specialists in lettings, John Shepherd is an independent company, the advice we provide is totally impartial and our understanding of rental demand, rental values, tenant selection and care of property is second to none. Our staff are qualified in residential letting and management, so you can be sure you're dealing with experts.

      Whether you are letting your home for the first time or are an experienced investment landlord, you are in safe hands with John Shepherd.

    • Where will my property be advertised?
      We advertise on our own website and all of the major property websites giving the millions of annual visitors the ability to see your property as soon as it is listed. Other national & local websites are also utilised in conjunction with the local press uploads. Internet coverage including Rightmove & On the Market to name a few.

      Local press with full page adverts plus our office frontage with highly prominent modern offices and visible window displays. To-Let boards on all our properties. Direct recommendation and referrals by word of mouth has always been a very good avenue of enquiries and as with all good companies we have grown to benefit from our loyal client base, which has brought us repeat business on many occasions.

    • What is the John Shepherd Rent Protection and Legal Expenses Cover?
      We are able to offer our clients a rent and legal costs protection plan which is a market leader and only available to a limited number of agents who meet the most stringent requirements regarding their professional conduct. As a consequence of this, the cover provides key benefits to safe guard landlords rent and provides peace of mind. Cover is available for any number of residential properties let

    • What's the Next Step?
      To become a Landlord, contact us and we will arrange a free consultation and rental assessment. Our Terms and Conditions of Business will be sent to you, please take the time to read them thoroughly. All owners are required to sign the Terms of Business, then simply return them to our offices at which point we will commence marketing and conducting viewing.
    • Services

      How do we vet your tenant?
      All tenants must complete a comprehensive application form and provide a deposit, which will be registered with the appropriate Tenancy Deposit Scheme. To determine a tenants suitability a professional referencing company will conduct tenant checks and references taken from employers and previous landlords. We also carry out ID and credit check.

      What Tenancy Agreement is best for you?
      Our Tenancy Agreements comply with the Housing Act or contract law if it is a company let and are written in plain English and are easy to understand. They are designed to fully protect your rights as a landlord and are subject to regular reviews to take account of new changes in legislation.

      What is the Tenancy Deposit Scheme?
      John Shepherd is a member of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS). The TDS was set up as a government approved scheme to ensure deposits we hold are protected and any disputes about the return are resolved impartially.

      Do I need an Inventory?
      In short yes. A detailed Inventory and schedule of condition is one of the most important documents when letting your property, particularly following the introduction of the Tenancy Deposit Protection legislation. Our detailed inventory and schedule of condition is prepared by a qualified and experienced member of staff and or an independent inventory clerk. The record of the contents of your property and the condition is documented on check-in and check-out.

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Why rent through John Shepherd Lettings?
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    • Its not just about the right property, in today's market you also need the right Letting Agent. We are a licensed member of Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA)and The Property Ombudsman for Lettings service.

      Our website is always up to date and we have a team of dedicated professional staff to guide you through the complex steps of letting and find you the best property to match your requirements. We offer a diverse range of properties and fine homes including flats, apartments and houses.

    • By renting one of our managed properties, you will recive the protection of the TDS - Tenancy Deposit Scheme and have the support of the branch network for which the offices are open six days a week and also access to our emergency out of hours repairs service. John Shepherd is a member of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme which has been developed to ensure the deposits we hold are protected and any disputes about the return are resolved swiftly and impartially.
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Meet Our Team!
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    Richard Crathorne, Chief Executive
    "As Directors it is our job to ensure that Clients' expectations are met and standards remain high"Founded originally in 1991, the Company has expanded to become one of the regions best known and most respected residential letting and property management companies. We pride ourselves on giving a professional lettings and property management service which embraces the principles of quality and of outstanding customer care.
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    Chris Blick, Lettings Director
    Chris prides himself on his customer service and professionalism. From starting as a lettings negotiator Chris' enthusiasm and passion for the industry has seen fantastic growth and has great experience and knowledge to share to both landlords and tenants.
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    Drew Swadkins, Regional Lettings Manager
    Drew has spent many years in the City Centre and is very familiar with developments and surroundings. He offers brilliant advice and support to both landlords and tenants and provides a great service throughout. Drew's hard work has now seen him grow into a regional managerial role.
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    Marilena Theofanidou, Lettings Manager
    Marilena joined John Shepherd Lettings in July 2018 after working for corporate and independent estate agents in Birmingham and in Cyprus. During her employment she has gained a wealth of experience in the lettings industry in which she has rented properties in Harborne, Edgbaston, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and Lichfield and Cannock. Her passions are property, interior design and socialising with friends enjoying a good cup of coffee.
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    Clare Evans, Lettings Negotiator 
    Clare joined John Shepherd in 2017 as a Lettings Administrator and has recently been promoted to Lettings Negotiator for the Cannock branch. Clare has a real passion for finding prospective tenants their new homes. Clare is enthusiastic and dedicated to expanding her knowledge across the lettings division and particularly enjoys working with our Portfolio Landlords.
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    Brendan Pearce, Lettings Negotiator 
    Brendan has Joined John Shepherd Lettings as a Lettings Negotiator in 2019 having gained valuable experience in the industry from corporate letting agents. Brendan is passionate about property and getting tenants the right property. On his spare time, he enjoys eating out with friends and watching football.
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    Debbie Lock, Key Client Portfolio Manager
    I have been with John Shepherd since 1999 working originally part time as a home typist. John Shepherd has given me the opportunity to evolve my career within the lettings industry. I moved to Property Management in 2011 working in the City Centre, after 8 years of gaining a wealth of experience I have now moved to a new role as Portfolio Manager looking after key clients and their portfolios. I love the challenge my new role brings and being part of a well established and regarded Property Management Team at John Shepherd.
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    Our Testimonials
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      Here at John Shepherd Lettings we pride ourselves with the high level customer service and this helps with the referral business we receive from both landlords and tenants. We offer an excellent selection of properties with a pro-active, professional approach with a clear focus on customer service.

      Here is just a selection of the feedback we have received from our clients...

    Testimonials from Landlords

    • Landlord Testimonial

      photos and information posted are accurate
      So far so good. First time as a landlord and simple advice and guidance has been given to me as needed, the photos and information posted are accurate. Details have only just been posted online, fingers crossed for a fast rental and good tenants.

    Testimonials from Tenants

    • Tenant Testimonial

      very supportive, informative
      would highly recommend this branch. Brendan from the initial viewing was very supportive, informative and kept me up to date during the process. I have recently moved into my property and could not be happier with it or the service I received from John Shepherd Cannock.
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      so professional and friendly
      Never experienced before to rent an apartment with so professional and friendly approach to a customer. Their team , especially Brandon,Marylena and Claire, care of everything to organize fast and comfortable move in to the property.The property responds to all accommodation requirements for creating a feeling of living at home!And the most important is they deal with any queries as quick as possible!Thank you John Shepard company and looking forward to our further cooperation!
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      A very professional approach
      I recommend this agency. A very professional approach and professional service. Everything was done efficiently thanks to Brendan's help and advice. I am very pleased with the property. I would highly recommend.
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      my best experience with a lettings agent
      Excellent experience with John Shepherd, couldn't recommend highly enough! Marilena truly went above and beyond to help me move in within a tight timeframe when the landlord was being tricky to deal with. I really appreciated the effort she put in and was probably my best experience with a lettings agent.
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