We’re here to help
There is no getting away from it – being a landlord involves a lot of work. The first stages of letting a property are the busiest and potentially the most stressful.
City & County understand the importance of the tenant – landlord relationship which is why we employ a dedicated Lettings team at our high profile offices. With over 170 pieces of legislation affecting the Private Rental Sector, there’s no short cut or easy way to letting property. For this reason we invest time and money into staff training and development to help ensure that you’re kept fully compliant with the law and on going changes.
Whether you are letting for the first time or control a large portfolio, we can offer you the guidance you have been searching for. As one of Peterborough’s longest established Letting Agents we offer you a full ‘Tenancy Management” service which would include:
Full Tenant referencing of prospective Tenants
Complying with your obligations under the Deregulation Act
Tenancy deposit registration and issuing of Prescribed Information (as part of the Deregulation Act)
Rent collection and arrears handling
Full and up to date record of maintenance and Tenancy issues throughout Tenancy term together with documentary evidence of resolution
On-going and periodic Risk Assessment visits, aimed at complying with your obligations under the Housing Health and Safety Rating System as well as the Immigration Act 2016
End of term Tenancy and dilapidation reports to include settlement of deposit allocation
There are an abundance of things to think about, which is why we have prepared a checklist to give landlords a firm idea of some of the things they need to know and do before opening their doors to tenants.
Make sure the property is safe (in compliance with the HHSRS- Housing Health and Safety Rating System)
Arrange an EPC
Give your property the right exposure
Carry out an immigration right to rent check (as part of the Deregulation Act)
Reference your Tenants
Create a Tenancy Agreement
Check your Landlord insurance
Protect your Tenants’ deposits
Ensure the property is clean
Accountability – Conduct a full and detailed inventory before commencement of Tenancy
Full Selective Licence applications (where applicable)
Rent Warranty and Legal Protection cover
Our job is to actively promote a property, create a “buzz” and excitement, then from that momentum watch the offers fly in. Through process of elimination based on our understanding of you the landlord, we generate a list of ideal candidates and a possible rent.
The point is that we aim to attract the right Tenant, not necessarily the first tenant and that takes planning, regular communication and hard work because at City & County we leave nothing to chance. Your experienced Letting staff will ensure that you are a forethought every step of the way.
Our landlord packages vary depending on the level of management you would like us undertake:We aim to make our fees competitive and as fair as possible but most of all, ‘VALUE FOR MONEY’.
Please click here to view our ‘Full Tenancy Management’ Terms and Conditions of Business. (PDF format)
Please click here to view our ‘Let Only’ Terms and Conditions of Busness. (PDF format)