Where do we operate?
We are based in the Cornwallis Business Centre in the Pipps Hill area of Basildon. If you have a property within a 25 miles radius of Basildon we will be happy to find you a suitable tenant and manage your property.
We cover the following areas: Basildon, Laindon, Pitsea, Brentwood, Wickford, Rayleigh, Westcliff-on-Sea, Maldon and surrounding areas
Our service includes:
- Visiting you at your property, and providing a rental valuation and any other advice which you may require about letting your property.
- Advising you on compliance with the various safety regulations.
- Advertising your property
- Accompanying tenant applicants to view the property.
- Obtaining references and credit checks.
- Securing a guarantor when necessary
- Completing right to rent checks.
- Preparing a suitable tenancy agreement
- Collecting and registering a deposit in a Government approved scheme.
- Preparing an inventory if requested and schedule of condition.
- Checking the tenant into the property and agreeing the inventory.
- Supervising the transfer of gas, electricity and council tax accounts into the tenant’s name.
- Receiving rental payments monthly in advance and paying you promptly
- Inspecting the property periodically and reporting any problems to you.
- Arranging any necessary repairs or maintenance, first liaising with you in the case of larger works.
- Keeping in touch with the tenant on a routine basis
- Arranging renewals of the agreement as necessary.
- Checking tenants out if required, reletting and continuing the process with the minimum of vacant periods to ensure that you receive the optimum return from your property.
We are able to adapt the service to meet your individual circumstances and needs, for example by providing a part only service, or alternatively by taking on additional tasks and duties as required.
In addition we can also provide the following services:-
- Rental warranty and legal protection. This will mean that the rent is guaranteed to be paid to you, irrespective of whether the tenant pays on time or not.
- We can draft addendums to the main tenancy agreement outlining specific terms if you wanted to agree to a tenant keeping a pet.
- We can draft legal notices for serving on tenants as required. Unlike many other agents, we do not charge for this.