Landlords

We offer a professional, cost-effective and flexible property management service, specialising in accommodation in Shrewsbury and the surrounding areas.

Renting out your property is no simple matter these days and whether you are a first time landlord or an experienced owner with multiple properties, we can help.

letjacksons520140806150058We offer a complete one stop service for landlords but you can use as much or as little as you need.

As lettings specialists, we know how to manage property for optimum performance, whilst ensuring smooth running tenancies, and compliance with the various landlord/tenant laws.

In short, we help you make the most of your property investment.

Services for landlords

Our full management service includes

  • visiting your property and  providing a market appraisal.
  • advising you on compliance and other legal requirements
  • advertise locally and through major internet portals
  • accompanied viewings
  • match interview and introduce a suitable tenant
  • run reference and credit checks and obtain a guarantor if necessary
  • prepare an inventory and photographic records
  • arrange, prepare and serve the tenancy agreement with the addition of any requires addendums
  • collection of advanced rent and deposit
  • arranging future rent payments
  • the issue of monthly statements
  • arranging for maintenance/repair work if required. At a fee of 6% inclusive of VAT of the invoice cost to a maximum of £50 per invoice
  • submit the tenants deposit to, The Deposit Protection Service, a government authorised scheme. (Details can be found at www.depositprotection.co.)
  • carry out regular property inspections and issuing a landlords report
  • complete a final inspection on termination of the tenancy and negotiate any necessary claims for dilapidation
  • notify the council tax office and utility services of the final meter readings
  • our management fees are payable at 12% of the rental income collected including VAT for the term of the tenancy.
  • If the tenants remain in occupation after the initial agreed term the commission rates will continue at the same rate

Tenant find only

This is a service for landlords who wish to manage their own properties and for this we undertake to:-

  • visit your property and provide a market appraisal
  • advise on compliance and other legal requirements
  • match interview and introduce a suitable tenant
  • run reference and credit checks and obtain a guarantor if necessary
  • arrange, prepare and serve the tenancy agreement with addition of any required addendums
  • collect both initial and advanced rent and deposit
  • submit the tenants deposit to a government authorised deposit scheme
  • issue a final landlords statement
  • The landlord then oversees their own property
  •  The fee for this finders service is £495 inclusive of VAT

Moving in a tenant

Our service includes:

  • Checking the tenant into the property and agree the inventory
  • Supervising the transfer of gas, electricity and council tax accounts into the tenant’s name
  • Collecting a tenancy deposit and holding it in line with government legislation

letjacksons8020140806132355Running a tenancy

Our service includes:

  • Receiving rental payments monthly in advance, and pay you promptly, together with a detailed statement from our management systems
  • If required paying regular outgoings for you from rental payments
  • Inspecting the property periodically, and reporting any problems to you
  • Arranging any necessary repairs or maintenance, first liaising with you in the case of larger works
  • Keeping in touch with the tenant on a routine basis, and arranging renewals of the agreement as necessary
  • Checking tenants out as required, re-letting and continuing the process with the minimum of vacant periods to ensure that you receive the optimum return from your property

Flexible service

You’ll find us friendly and easy to deal with, and we’re happy to tailor our service to suit your needs. You can take on as little or as much of our service as you like.

Contact us to find out more.