In our Clifton and Southville lettings agencies, our main services are Managed Property and Let Only. See below what is included in both services.

Both Managed Property and Let Only services

  • Agreeing with the Landlord achievable market rent
  • Advertising and Full property matching to database
  • Carrying out viewings with potential tenants and negotiating rent and tenancy
  • Taking a holding deposit from tenants and taking up full references to allow landlord to make a decision on suitability of tenants and guarantors.
  • Organising an inventory, gas safety report, electrical safety report, energy performance certificate as required etc for compliance.
  • Preparing a Tenancy Agreement in accordance with the Housing Act 1988 and meeting with the tenants to sign the agreement and all prescribed information
  • Preparing a standing order mandate for future rent payments for the tenant to sign.
  • Providing the tenant with the landlord’s contact information and utilities providers.
  • Taking the first month’s rent and tenancy bond in cleared funds
  • Providing the landlord with a copy of the tenancy agreement, tenants contact details, inventory and any other prescribed or essential documentation.
  • Registering the deposit with the Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS) and providing the tenants with correct prescribed information as required.
  • Transferring the rent to the Landlord after deduction of fees and any other agreed costs
  • Providing a statement by email or post as required.
  • Advising on and mitigating issues of compliance and legal legislation

Only Managed Property service

  • After check-in, providing meter readings to utilities where required and changing council tax payee
  • Being the first point of contact for the tenant with regard to maintenance issues.
  • Visiting the property up to three times per year at set times in order to appraise the general Condition of the property. A written report of the findings will be sent to the landlord
  • Organising minor routine repairs to a value not exceeding £300 Including VAT
  • Informing and taking the landlord’s instructions on any major repairs
  • Collection of rent and payment to landlord without delay but certainly with 7 days of receipt
  • Advising landlord and chasing of any unpaid rent
  • Providing landlord with statements of rent and expenditure for tax purposes
Jake Ashmore

Jake Ashmore

a week ago

Steve and Adam were great dealing with both my sale and purchase. They were very proactive and...

Nicola Payne

Nicola Payne

2 weeks ago

I would really recommend Alexander May in Southville. Steve and Adam are great & personable people...

Zharica Maquilan

Zharica Maquilan

a month ago

Harley was approachable and helpful with any of our concerns. She guided and explained to us the...

Michael Gavaghan

Michael Gavaghan

a month ago

Alexander May in Clifton have managed my properties for many years now and I’m extremely happy...

Adam Taylor

Adam Taylor

a month ago

Alexander May made the whole process of renting out my property really simple and stress free. I've...

Will S Li

Will S Li

a month ago

Matt helped us to rent out our home while we moved abroad. It was our first time being a landlord...

Steve Conneely

Steve Conneely

2 months ago

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