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Landlords

We offer very cost effective packages, whether you want us to provide a tenant find service or a full management service. We are committed to managing all of your costs, so to ensure that you achieve the very best return on your investment. This includes using known and trusted contractors for any maintenance work and only passing on their actual costs without any additional fees. We also qualify all reported maintenance jobs from tenants to check if a contractor is really needed, which avoids any unnecessary charges.

We strive to provide you with a service gives you peace of mind and which allows you to carry on with your busy life, leaving the day to day worries of managing your property to us.

 Tenancy Only ServiceRent Collection ServiceFull Management Service
Inspection and valuation of the property and advice on maximising the potential rental income including advice on decor and furnishings tick tick tick
Marketing of the property on all major portal websites including Rightmove, Zoopla and Find a Property. (Property Connexions have achieved number 1 status in most months based upon the percentage click through rate on all of our advertisements, showing how we are able to ensure your property gets the highest visibility) tick tick tick
Arrange and accompany viewings to the property including out of hours where appropriate tick tick tick
Negotiate and agree terms of tenancy with a suitable applicant(s) tick tick tick

Obtain a holding fee equivalent to one week’s rent

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Carry out full reference checks including address history, previous landlords and current employer references tick tick tick
Prepare the Tenancy Agreement tick tick tick
Ensure that all legislation has been met with regard to a current Gas Certificate; EPC and an Electrical Test if applicable or requested, plus CO detector and Smoke alarm requirements tick tick tick
Prepare Direct Debit Mandate tick tick tick

Collect the first month’s rent and 5 weeks rent as deposit (unless otherwise agreed)

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Ensure the property is prepared ready for check in and any additional items that were agreed have been actioned tick tick tick
Arrange for the check in with an independent Inventory Clerk tick tick tick
Collect the rental monies due each month tick tick tick
Ensure all rental payments are received on a timely basis and to chase any late payments tick tick tick
Credit the net rental amount to the Landlord's specified account within 5 working days of receipt tick tick tick
Prepare and send a monthly rental statement by email or post tick tick tick
Liaise with the tenants and resolve any queries tick tick tick
Deal with any issues relating to the tenants at the property tick tick tick
Manage all maintenance issues and liaise with the landlord prior to commencing any works, unless in an emergency tick tick tick
Provide the landlord with quotations if required for any maintenance and also copies of all invoices/receipts for works carried out tick tick tick
To manage any works to ensure that they are carried out to a satisfactory standard tick tick tick
To deal with payment of any insurances, ground rent, service charges as applicable and if requested tick tick tick
Carry out regular property inspections and report to landlord tick tick tick
Send detailed monthly statements to include copies of any invoice/receipts for works carried out and deducted from gross monthly rental income tick tick tick
Advise all utility companies of new tenants details, dates and meter readings as applicable tick tick tick
Provide detailed annual income and expenditure statements if requested tick tick tick
Tenancy Renewals tick tick tick

Tenants

Fees and Information

Fees applying to all new tenancies from 1st June 2019

We may charge a tenant any or all of the following when required:

Holding Deposit: 1 weeks rent
Security Deposit: 5 weeks rent (up to max £50k pa)
Late Payment Fee 3% above BOE base rate after 14 days
Lost Keys: Contractor charges at cost or agent/landlord reasonable costs
Contract Variation: £50 plus vat
Early Termination: Capped at Landlords/Agents reasonable costs
Utilities: All Utilities, TV Licence, Communication and Council Tax charges

Fees applying to all pre-existing tenancies entered before 1st June 2019

We shall continue to apply the charges within the existing tenancy agreement until 31st May 2020.

Property Connexions are members of the UKALA Total Loss Client Money Protection for Landlords and Tenants, which is a client money protection scheme and are also members of the Property Redress Scheme (PRS), which is a redress scheme. Further information can be provided by contacting our office.


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