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Landlords FAQ's

How much will it cost me to let my property?

The costs involved in letting your property consist of: Energy Performance Certificate An EPC, which you will need to make available to prospective tenants no later than 28 days from marketing beginning, we can arrange this for you. Gas Safety Certificate If the property has Gas you must have a gas safety certificate to let your property, we can arrange this for you. Electrical Inspection Report It is recommended that you have an Electrical inspection report done, however it is not a legality. Our Costs You don’t pay our fee’s directly, when we collect the rent our charges are taken from the monthly rent and then forwarded on to you thereafter. This is charged as a percentage of the agreed rental price + VAT at the prevailing rate.

Are there any additional marketing costs?

No there are no additional marketing costs.

Who will conduct viewings on my property and when will they occur?

We will accompany all viewings. We try to accomodate as many viewings as possible, so viewings can take place at any time of the day. Therefore, the easiest thing is for us to hold a key for the property.

Do I need to be present for viewings?

No you do not, we conduct all the viewings. It is worth noting that tenants often feel more relaxed when the owner is not present.

What is an EPC and how long will it be valid?

An EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) measures the energy efficiency of a property using a scale of A-G and is valid for 10 years. It is a legal requirement for landlords to have a valid EPC before their property is let.

How much will it cost to have my property managed?

Our fee will be charged as a percentage of the rental price + VAT and is payable upon the tenant signing the Tenancy Agreement. Please contact us for these prices.

How much is the tenant's deposit and what happens to it?

Typically this is a months rent plus £100.00 and is payable upon the signing of the Tenancy Agreement. The deposit should then be registered with a tenancy deposit protection scheme within 14 days.

What does the new deposit scheme involve and how does it protect me?

All deposits being paid by a tenant for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy are registered with a recognised deposit protection scheme within 14 days guaranteeing that any deposit disputes will be dealt with efficiently.

How much does an inventory cost and who is responsible for organising this?

With the fully managed service the inventory is free. However for the tenant find service prices vary depending on the size of your property, we can organise an inventory on your behalf.

How long does it take to receive my rent once paid by the tenant?

You should receive your rent within 2 days of the rental due date each month.

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