Lettings Direct - Letting Agents, Property Management Specialists and Buy to Let Experts.
Landlords - we offer a free property valuation and market aprialsal to help you achieve the best rental prices from your property
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Lettings Direct are well placed to rent your property quickly and efficiently. We have a huge database of waiting tenants for all types of properties
We offer a range of services that are essential to complete any property management service including a maintenance, cleaning and much more
This is a 24/7 service whereby we manage your property and will deal with all the day to day management of your property and collection of the rent.
This is a tenant find only service - ideal for Landlord's who want to manage their own properties
We have a great team of approved contractors to help with all property maintenance from painting to complete refurbs, or water leaks to new bathrooms.
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We are geared to marketing all kinds of property from the lowest to highest price range: From period houses to country homes, town houses to waterside properties, studios and flats to penthouses. We offer a choice of services according to your needs: Let Only, Rent Collection and Property Management. Ask us for details and fees.
Our experienced property negotiators will always attend and conduct all viewings of your property. We will keep you up to date with feedback on viewings and any offers at least once a week. We often achieve lets within a few days, however if after two weeks we have not found a suitable Tenant, we will reappraise our marketing plan with you. We are very consious that time is of the essence when looking to find tenants and we will do everything we possibly can to secure a let on a property as quickly and effiency as possible.
Once a suitable Tenant has been found for your property, the Tenant will pay a contribution towards the deposit and then we will commence referencing. The referencing is very thorough and would usually include identity checks, previous landlord references, employment references and proof of address history. Should the perspective Tenant be under the age of 25 then we would always seek a guarantor who will also be referenced. The added piece of mind, the landlord may also want to consider a legal expense cover insurance policy, please click here for more information.
Once the Tenants referencing has been completed, the next step is to set up the Tenancy Agreements and arrange for any Inventories, Gas Safety Certificates or Energy Performance Certificates to be conducted on your behalf. The Tenant will sign an assured short hold Tenancy Agreement which will contain al the usual conditions of the let, however shoud you have any additional requirements or variance to that agreement then please let us know as soon as possible. Normally, the Tenant will sign the Tenancy Agreements on the day of move in, copies of which will be forwarded to the landlord shortly after, unless otherwise requested, we will register the tenant deposit in a suitable deposit scheme for the landlord.
We will help you understand compliance with fire and furnishings regulations. And we can arrange safety checks on your property for gas and electrical appliances.
All landlords are legally obliged to protect the deposit levied by the Tenant within 30 days of the commencement of the Tenancy Agreement. We can deal with this on behalf of the Landlord and issue the neccessary certification to the Tenant.
If you are based overseas HMRC will require us to withold tax payable on your rental income. You will need to keep detailed records of income and expense to submit with your tax return. However, it is possible to enrol with the Inland Revenue's "Non Resident Landlord Scheme" which entitles you to receive the rent without any tax deductions. For more information, please visit the HMRC website or ask one of our staff members.
Our aim is to offer a competitively priced service to Landlords, backed by our experience, expertise and professional standing.
Our rates are highly competitive and start from just £295.00 + VAT for a Tenant Find Fee. Our standard fees are as follows:
Marketing / Referencing / Setting up Contracts - £354.00 (£295.00 + VAT)
Tenancy & Deposit Renewals - £66.00 (£55.00 + VAT)
End of Tenancy Check-out - Included in management
Tenant Find Service..
Marketing / Referencing / Setting up Contracts - 60% (50% + VAT) of 1st months rent
Tenancy & Deposit Renewals - £114.00 (£95.00 + VAT)
End of Tenancy Check-out - £114.00 (£95.00 + VAT)
Deposit Registration - £42.00 (£35 + VAT)
Energy Performance Certificates - £90.00 (£75.00 + VAT)
Landlords Gas Safety Certificates - £90.00 (£75.00 + VAT)