Information for Landlords
Benjamin Matthews Estate Agents pride ourselves on ensuring that we achieve the best possible price for your property. With our bespoke service built around expertise and local knowledge, we take into account the area, services, schools, transport links and future development plans to help you to find the right tenant at the price you are looking for.
For a free valuation, get in touch today.
We understand the way people search for properties has changed dramatically over the years, which is why our marketing strategy ensures our properties are exposed in the right market place, making sure we deliver you the best price in the shortest possible time scale.
You can be assured that your property will be extensively marketed minimizing the time it remains empty. Marketing of your property will include, Rightmove, social media campaigns, email marketing, direct mail, ‘To Let’ boards, our own website and direct contact with our database of tenants currently looking to move.
Accompanied viewings are a must as we want to ensure we give potential tenants the opportunity to ask any questions and give feedback that may help in a speedy rental.
We arrange viewings 7 days a weeks including evenings to ensure we maximize the people who view your property.
Letting your property
Once we have agreed the offer between you and your new tenant we will arrange all of the following for you:
- Referencing and credit checks
- Prepare the tenancy agreement
- Arrange an inventory/check in
- Transfer of the key services (gas/electric/water/council tax)
If we are managing the property on your behalf, we will also arrange the following:
- Professional house clean
- Gardener to prepare tidy any outside space
- Work with you to compile an instruction folder with relevant property information.
Please find below some further information you may find helpful.
- The Deposit Protection Service
- The Tenancy Deposit Scheme
- Energy Performance Certificate Example
- HMRC NRL1 Form
- HMRC NRL1 Guidance Notes
To discuss your property and requirements in greater detail, get in contact with our letting agents in Forest Hill & Catford today – 020 8699 5139.
Please note, we are not currently members of a Client Money Protection Scheme. Tenants please note that we charge an administration fee of £150.00 per person and inventory costs at check out (depends on property size): up to £150.00 plus VAT