Letting Services

Our Key Objectives for our landlord:

  • To market your property on major websites
  • Obtain the best market rent possible at the time
  • Keep you updated every step of the way
  • Keep void periods to a minimum

Our Services include:

  • Free rental valuation and any advice which you may require about letting your property
  • Advertise your property on a wide range of property portals including rightmove.co.uk
  • Accompanied viewings
  • Fully vet any potential tenants including previous address, employment and bank validation
  • Preparing tenancy agreement, AT5 and all other paperwork required by current legislation
  • Collecting of the deposit which will be treated in accordance with current legislation
  • Preparing a photographic inventory and schedule of condition prior to entry
  • Ensuring the transfer of gas, electricity and council tax accounts into the tenant's name
  • Collecting rental payments and transferring these to your chosen bank account
  • Periodic property inspections and as required or instructed by landlord
  • Arranging any necessary repairs or maintenance, first liaising with you prior to instructing a contractor
  • 24 hour contact numbers
  • Keeping in touch with the tenant on a regular basis
  • Pre check out inspection, just to give your tenant the opportunity to address any minor repairs and allow us to assess any problems prior to the check out
  • If required we can pay regular outgoings for you from rental payments. eg insurance, boiler cover

A wide range of options to suit your needs

Full Management

Our Full Management service is simply that we will take care of every everything from finding your tenants, collecting the rent, chasing late payments and arranging the contractors. Essentially, we'll take care of everything needed for a smooth letting experience.

  • Act as your tenant's contact for all property management issues with out of hours contact
  • Resolve all problems quickly and efficiently
  • Promptly arrange estimates and organise repairs by approved local contractors
  • Communicate all relevant details to you about the property
  • Forward contactors' invoices for your records
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Rent Collection Service

Our Rent Collection service is one step up from our Let only service – and is designed for landlords who are happy to manage the property's maintenance, including arranging contractors. But would like some help finding tenants, setting up the tenancy, ensuring compliance and collecting rent. We will market the property as we would in Let Only and then take care of rent collection.

  • Collect Standing Order rent payments and forward promptly to your bank account using BACS system
  • Ensure payments are received promptly on the due date
  • Where necessary chase any late payments keeping you fully informed and pursue guarantors (where applicable)
  • Send a detailed statement of your account every month
  • Forward copies of statements to your accountant and/or solicitor as requested at the year end

Let Only

  • Assess your property in relations to current market conditions
  • Match your property with suitable applicants through our extensive tenant register
  • Promote your property through local press, our website, various portals including rightmove.co.uk, twitter and facebook
  • Arrange and accompany viewings at the property
  • Interview and assess prospective tenants
  • Fully credit check, bank, employer and previous landlord references of prospective tenants (where applicable)
  • Negotiate the terms of the tenancy in line with your instructions and requirements
  • Prepare all necessary paperwork
  • Collect the first month's rent and deposit (against possible damages), and organise for future monthly rent payments to be paid directly to you via a standing order
  • Lodge the deposit within an approved provider, Safe Deposits Scotland and issue the prescribed information
  • Deal with the return of the deposit at the end of the tenancy
  • Introduce insurance products to landlords and tenants as appropriate

Pre-purchase Rental Survey

For landlords that are looking to purchase a buy-to-let property, we also offer a Pre-Purchase Survey at no cost to advise landlords on the viability of the investment which includes the following:

  • Site visit to the property when required
  • Detailed description of property
  • Legal requirement required prior to marketing and letting
  • Advise on presentation and possible upgrading
  • Full rental appraisal with anticipated timescales
  • Recommendations
  • Conclusion

Inspection Only Service

Occasionally landlords require, as part of their insurance, a property check or inspection to be carried out if their property is vacant for a period of time.   We offer an inspection service inclusive of photos and a detailed report at a cost of £30.00 per visit if the property is in Glasgow, Stirlingshire, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.