Landlords

We never forget that your property is your most important asset. By instructing us to act as your letting agents, the property is in professional hands and will be looked after. We appreciate that if you are letting a property for the first time or the tenth time it can be a daunting experience and with this in mind we provide you with a quality service and tenants for your property.

Innovative marketing of properties, careful selection of tenants and our comprehensive letting and management services have established Arlington Estates as one of London’s premier specialist letting agent. Below are details of the services we offer, however, should you require further clarification or more details on any aspect of letting your property, please do not hesitate to contact us.

lettings service

Our Lettings Service is designed for a Landlord who is able to keep a close eye on the property during the tenancy. Once a Tenant has taken occupation of the property all documentation is forwarded to you for the ongoing management of the property and rent collection.

we offer to...

  • Visit your property and provide a free rental valuation.
  • Market your property through all our advertising aids, local and London press and the internet.
  • Ensure when suitable tenants have been found, that references are taken up and checked, all financial matters are handled on your behalf and contracts are prepared.
  • Provide very competitive fees. We'll even provide a commission money back on a pro-rata should the tenants leave the property prior to the end of the tenancy. Please ask for details.

the service comprises of:

Rental Valuation

An experienced member of staff from Arlington Estates will initially call at the property and advise you of its achievable open market rent.

Marketing

In the first instance your property details will be mailed to all prospective Tenants registered with us whose requirements match the accommodation on offer.
Our database of applicants also includes many local companies and other major employers in the area who have a regular influx of staff on relocation packages.
Your property will be extensively advertised in the local press until let and details will also be on display on the Internet via various search engines which target not just the London and UK market but the World market to capture a wider market. In addition to this an eye-catching 'To Let' board can be erected outside your property to ensure effective twenty-four hour advertising.

Selection of Tenants

All prospective applicants are vetted through a credit reference company, who undertake take Bank, Previous Landlord, Employment references. If the tenants are students we take the above references plus UK based Parental Guarantors and a College/University reference.
If there is any doubt at all with any applicant then they will not be permitted to gain access to your property.

 

LANDLORD FEES

Minimum letting fee is £600.00.

Lettings Service 12%

  • Provide advice on the market value of the property
  • Provide guidance and advice on Safety Regulations and Legal Requirements 
  • Market property through multiple advertising portals, websites and erect boards
  • Conduct accompanied viewings with fully vetted applicants 
  • Negotiate offers 
  • Verify right to rent 
  • Collect and remit initial months rent received 
  • Deduct Commission and any pre-tenancy invoices
  • Serve Section 21 Notice or Notice to Quit
  • Make any HMRC deductions due (if applicable)

 Property Management Service 18% 

  • Includes lettings service as above.
  • Rent collection
  • Deposit Protection via The Deposit Protection Scheme, negotiate disputes/claims against deposit, distribute deposit as agreed between parties
  • Holding Keys on Site
  • Property maintenance: obtaining estimates, arranging routine repairs and renewal of safety records
  • Visiting property in-between tenancies to assess condition and works required
  • Updating utility providers and local authorities of changes
  • Arrange inventory reports at the beginning and end of tenancies.
  • Arrange professional cleaning in-between tenancies 

Short Let Service (tenancies under 6 months)    24%

  • Includes lettings service as above.
  • Rent collection

Renewals    6%

  • Rent review
  • Negotiate terms of renewal 
  • Draw up new tenancy agreement 

Additional Charges:

  • Rent Collection (for Non Management Properties) 3%
  • Register Deposit with DPS and serving Prescribed Information (for Non Management Properties) £60.00
  • Negotiation of Deposit Deductions (for Non Management Properties)  £200.00
  • Withdrawal Fee - Withdrawal from entering into a tenancy after accepting an offer £360.00

 

 VAT is included @ 20%, were applicable