This is for the Landlord who wants peace of mind knowing their property is compliant with all current legislation and safety guidelines and wants it fully managed on an on-going basis by a team who care about their property as much as they do.
Arrange an initial property visit to conduct a thorough appraisal of its condition and rental value. This report will be sent to the Landlord and will include any recommendations Peach feels could increase the Property’s rental value.
Conduct a thorough Property Preparation Plan and provide guidance on compliance with statutory provisions and letting consents. This will include checking all legally required safety certificates are in place for the Property, such as Gas Safety Records, EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report) or EVIR (Electrical Visual Inspection Report), PAT Tests for portable appliances, Legionella Risk Assessment and Fire Risk Assessment (if deemed necessary). Peach can arrange for these reports to be undertaken – fees apply.
Advise on refurbishment where necessary.
Prepare all marketing materials with EPC, photographs and floor plans and EPC. Fees apply.
Arrange a ‘To Let’ Board in accordance with the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
Market property using Peach tenant application register and local and national property portals.
Arrange and conduct all viewings with prospective Tenants.
Once a suitable Tenant has been found, will register the Tenant, arrange for referencing and undertake the Right to Rent checks for each candidate.
Draw up the Tenancy Agreement – sending out the necessary paperwork to let the property and collect all monies owing.
Set up an appropriate Client Account for the property to collect rents and pay Landlords and Contractors. Monthly statements will be issued.
Where rent for the full Tenancy is paid in advance Peach will retain one month’s rent on account to cover expenses that may arise during the Tenancy. The balance of the rent less fees will be forwarded directly to the Landlords account.
Prepare a thorough Inventory & Schedule of Condition for the property. Fees apply.
Conduct a personal Check In with the new Tenant/s on the move in day to include testing all smoke and carbon monoxide alarms (legally required), handing over keys, taking meter readings and running through a thorough move in Check List.
Register Landlord and Tenant details and protect the security deposit with a Government authorised scheme. Provide the Tenant with the Deposit Certificate and Prescribed Information within 30 days of the start of the tenancy.
Issue Landlord statement detailing first month’s rent received, deposit held, less Agency fees and Contractor invoices with balance owed.
Conduct regular property visits to inspect the Property and ensure all is well with it and the Tenants. The first at three months and then six monthly thereafter or more often if thought needed.
One month before the end of the fixed term Peach will contact the Tenant and Landlord asking both parties how they wish to proceed – continue as periodic, arrange new fixed term or, if the Landlord wishes, to issue a Section 21 Termination of Tenancy Notice. Fees apply.
Maintain the Property throughout the Tenancy - acting as the first point of contact for the Tenant and maintenance of the property; addressing any minor repairs and replacements as necessary - keeping the Landlord informed at all times.
Keep records on the expiry dates of all Safety Certificates and arrange to renew when necessary – ensuring the property is always compliant.
Hold keys throughout the Tenancy Term
At the end of the Tenancy, inform all parties of the Check Out procedure.
Conduct a thorough Check Out visit and compile report against the original Inventory & Schedule of Condition. Send report copies to all parties. Fees apply.
Liaise with all parties regarding the Deposit return and arrange through the DPS Custodial scheme.
Prepare and file an annual rental report record with the HMRC.
Pursue non-payment of rent up to 2 months and provide advice on rent arrears action