This service is ideal for landlords with busy lives or those who may live outside the area (in some cases, even overseas). Landlords using this service do not have to meet their tenants. MD Properties handle everything. This service includes:
Free personal and professional advice
Arranging To Let board
Advertising to Let on three websites
Taking advertisement photographs
Regular communication at the start and during the tenancy
Preparing all documentation for the tenants, along with a special moving in pack for the tenant with all the information that they will need. An electronic copy of all documentation emailed to the landlord if required.
Full referencing & credit checks
Preparing the Tenancy Agreements
Rent guarantee & legal cover can be provided (extra charge)
Creation of a detailed inventory with photographs
Arranging regular management visits, initially 6 weeks after the start of a new tenancy followed by every 3 to 4 months after that. These initial reports are bespoke for your property with photos of the condition at the beginning of the tenancy for means of comparison
Ensuring the correct notice has been given by the tenants and they understand their responsibilities as to the condition that they must leave the property and inform the utilities.
Liaising with the landlord regarding re-advertisement of the property.
Completing a check-out of the property.
Liaising between the landlord/agent and tenant any issues found at the check-out and agreeing the price of the deposit return.
Administration of deposits and disputes
Out of Hours appointments for landlords and tenants and emergency phone
Debt Collection Recovery
Serving Section 21 & 8 Notice if required
Prompt payments of rent directly to your bank, along with your monthly statement
Annual Statements can be provided to enable easy accounting of Income and Expenditure
Arranging Gas Safety Inspection, Energy Performance Certificate and Electric Inspection etc.
Advising of safety issues e.g. Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Arranging Legionnaire Risk Assessment if required.
Annual rent reviews
Arranging landlord property insurance
Maintenance package where we can notify the landlord of any maintenance issues that have been brought to our notice. Then discuss these issues with the landlord before organizing any repairs and maintenance that the landlord deems necessary. This can be anything from fixing a leaky tap to full property upgrades.
Advising utilities of new tenants and settling intermediate bills
We also offer a NO LET-NO FEE policy with NO fees payable up front.