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    Mark Rice Estate Agents offer a highly professional service based on many years experience of selling houses in the sleaford area. We have a modern office in the centre of town and our fully trained staff have access to the latest technology to enable us to secure a sale as soon as possible and monitor the transaction to a successful compleation.
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Landlord Packages
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    Fully Managed
    Covers all aspects of finding and securing a suitable tenant, including all administration required to move a suitable tenant into the property (referencing, inventory, tenancy agreement, deposit scheme administration etc). Once moved in, the fee covers the day to day management of the tenancy and property, quarterly inspections, rent collection and direct income transfer to landlord, notice requiring possession etc. At the end of the tenancy the tenant is checked out and all final procedures concerning the tenant, property and return of deposit are completed.
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    Let Only
    This covers all marketing and administration required to move suitable tenant into the property (including referencing, inventory, tenancy agreement etc). Once the tenant has moved in all responsibilities then pass to the landlord. Free legal cover for the first 12 months, should the tenant (s) defer on their rent.
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    Additional Services
    We can purchase a Rent Recovery Plus product via HomeLet and note you as having an "interest in" this policy, for Landlords who wish to protect their rental income. Having an interest in this policy means that you may be able to benefit should a successful claim be made. Please speak to our Lettings Team for more information.
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Tenants
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    Reservation
    If you view a property that you would like to rent, we will apply for a credit reference check to be carried out on your behalf. Whilst we wait for the results of these checks, the property will be reserved for you during this time and no other viewings will take place. This charge covers the reservation of the property and the credit referencing.
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    Admin Fee

    (due once credit checks have been completed and approved)

    This fee covers all administration needed in order to move you into the property. This includes items such as drawing up the tenancy agreement and associated documentation, check in and checkout procedures.

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    Refundable Deposit
    The deposit will be due on the day of check in. This will be held in an approved tenancy deposit scheme (The Deposit Protection Service).
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    Rent

    The first month's rent is due on the day of check in. Further rent payments following this will be paid monthly on the same date that you started the tenancy and should be made directly into our bank by Standing Order.

    All payments can be made by cash, by bank transfer, leaving 2 working days to clear or by cheque. If paying by cheque, you must allow at least seven days to clear.

    ALL FEES REQUIRED ON CHECK IN DAY, MUST BE CLEARED FUNDS.

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    Application Procedure

    • You view a property & decide you would like to apply to rent it.
    • Under the Right to Rent as set out by s22, Immigration Act 2014 we will require proof of identification before your tenancy can start. Please follow this link for more information and for a list of acceptable forms of identification.
    • You pay the reservation & credit reference fee for each applicant
    • You complete Homelet application forms for each applicant.
    • We will then notify you when you have been approved as a suitable tenant/s. If a guarantor is required they will need to complete a Homelet application form, pay a further fee & provide proof of identification &address. Any particular tenant preferences or landlord stipulations will be agreed at this point.
    • We then require the administration fee.
    • You will then receive an offer of tenancy & a copy of the tenancy agreement for you to read through & understand prior to signing.
    • An appointment will be made to check you into the property at the start of your tenancy.
    • You are then required to pay 1 month's rent in advance & your refundable deposit. These payments can be made either by cheque allowing seven working days for cheque clearance, in cash on the day you move in, or by bank transfer, allowing two working days for clearance.
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    *Please visit our website for our full list of fees.
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Lettings Team
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    Mark Rice CertREA
    Mark has been in estate agency since 1987 and holds the certificate in residential estate agency from the college of estate management at Reading university. Mark lives in Sleaford and has worked for local and national agents so has knowledge and experience which is second to none.
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    Rosie Stone
    Rosie is our lettings manager and manages the rental department. She handles all aspects of property management and can advise clients on everything regarding lettings. Rosie has many years experience in this field and oversees a large rental portfolio, whether it is managed or let only. She can also help with insurance for tenant and landlords.
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    Karen Elsey
    Karen deals with all aspects of administration for the rental department and assists Rosie in providing the best advice with regard to lettings. Karen also helps with the administration with the sales department.
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    Disclaimer

    The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

    *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

    Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford on 01529 414488.


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      Mark Rice Estate Agents offer a highly professional service based on many years experience of selling houses in the sleaford area. We have a modern office in the centre of town and our fully trained staff have access to the latest technology to enable us to secure a sale as soon as possible and monitor the transaction to a successful completion.
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    Selling Information
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      As an independent family run Estate Agent we pride ourselves on our attention to detail and first class service. Our sales team are here to offer expert local knowledge and advice and with Mark winning 'Estate Agent of the Year' twice you can be confident you are in the best hands when it comes to selling your property. We believe in traditional, good customer service as well as using the latest technology which is why many of our clients return to use our services time and time again. .

      In addition to this we offer the following service to all of our vendors:-

        • Free no obligation market appraisal

        • No sale no fee

        • Open 7 days a week

        • Local knowledge that is second to none

        • Vendor online activity login

        • Regular vendor contact

        • Online marketing through Rightmove, Zoopla and its associated portals including Primelocation.

        • Accompanied viewings

        • Feedback after every viewing

        • Virtual tours

        • Free Floor plans

        • Advertising in the Sleaford Target

        • After sales support right through to completion

        • Full lettings and property management service


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    Finding your perfect home
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      Buying a property is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your life. It is a lengthy and complicated business which, while exciting, can often be a minefield. But luckily here at Mark Rice Estate Agents we will guide you through the process from start to finish. Our experienced negotiators will oversee your purchase and provide you with regular updates every step of the way from day one of offering to the exciting day when you collect the keys to your new home.

      Along with finding your perfect home we can also assist with the following:-

        • Recommend a local solicitor

        • Recommend an independent mortgage advisor

        • Recommend a local surveyor

        • Provide a lettings and property management service for our investment buyers.

      Contact us today to register your details on 01529 414488 or info@markrice.co.uk




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    Sales Team
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      Mark Rice CertREA
      Mark has been in estate agency since 1987 and holds the certificate in residential estate agency from the college of estate management at Reading university. Mark lives in Sleaford and has worked for local and national agents so has knowledge and experience which is second to none.
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      Frances De Benedictis
      Frances is the office manager and again lives in the town and has many years experience in the property world including working for independant and local agents in Sleaford. Frances can offer advice on all aspects of residential sales and provides a professional service to ensure a successful conclusion to your sale or purchase.
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      Ben Lafferty
      Ben has years of experience in Estate Agency having worked in Lincoln and Grantham before joining our team. Ben is a negotiator and valuer and is always ready to provide a first class service to our clients whenever required. Ben's enthusiasm for the job is outstanding which is vital when helping clients when things can sometimes get a bit stressed.
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      Polly Bellamy
      Polly is our weekend sales negotiator and has many years experience in new homes as well as estate agency providing excellent customer service and advice for sellers and purchasers.
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      Testimonials from Sellers

      • Seller Testimonial

        "Thank you for all your help in selling our current home and making the process bearable". Mr & Mrs D.
      • Seller Testimonial

        "Thank you for all you have done, both in the letting department & sale. Very professional, friendly team ". Mrs C.
      • Seller Testimonial

        "Many thanks for your kind help and advice regarding our house sale. Excellent and would recommend you any time". Mr & Mrs B.
      • Seller Testimonial

        "We got there in the end, once again. Thank you all for your help". Mrs M.
      • Seller Testimonial

        "To Mark, Ben & Frances, thank you very much for all of your help selling mum's bungalow. It was an absolute pleasure speaking to you all on many occasions. We would have no reservations in using you again and recommending you. Thank you". Mr & Mrs P.
      • Seller Testimonial

        "A very big thank you for all your help over the 6 months". Mr & Mrs F.

      Testimonials from Buyers

      • Buyer Testimonial

        "Thank you for everything you've done". Mr & Mrs O.
      • Buyer Testimonial

        "Thank you so much for all your help. You were a pleasure to deal with". Mrs M
      • Buyer Testimonial

        "Frances kept me informed to where things were more than anyone else. Very impressed, efficient and friendly". Mr C.
      • Buyer Testimonial

        "Thank you Frances. It's been a pleasure dealing with you all. Thank you for all your help and timely communication. All very easy to deal with and hassle free". Mr M. 
      • Buyer Testimonial

        "You were professional, polite and continually kept in touch with us. A great job".  Mr & Mrs P
      • Buyer Testimonial

        "Excellent service. Excellent communication". Mr & Mrs H
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      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford on 01529 414488.


      Welcome to Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford

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      Find Us

      Branch address

      19 Northgate,
      Sleaford,
      NG34 7BH

      Get in touch

      Buying: 01529 687015  Local call rate
      Letting: 01529 687014  Local call rate

      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Mark Rice Estate Agents, Sleaford on 01529 414488.