Property Management in Kent


Our 7% Fully Managed Service includes :

  • Advise the Landlord of the realistically achievable market rental of the property.
  • Advise the Landlord of his/her statutory and contractual obligations.
  • Advertising and generally marketing of the property including floor plans.
  • Carry out viewings of the property while the property is being marketed.
  • Interviewing prospective tenants and taking up full references by means of a specialist third party referencing company; including bank references, employer references and current Landlord references where applicable. Where necessary, additional security would be requested by means of a guarantor who will also undergo the same reference checks.
  • Preparing the tenancy agreement necessary for the Landlord to gain the protection of the relevant Rent and Housing Acts and renewing the contract at the end of the tenancy if the Landlord requests this. 
  • Creation of an inventory which will be checked and signed with the new tenant.
  • Carry out a full property inspection and check the tenant out at the end of the tenancy. If necessary, agreeing on a schedule of costs for any repairs and arranging with contractors for works to be carried out.
  • Check the tenant into the property at the start of the tenancy, where the inventory will be signed and take all meter readings.
  • Taking the deposit from the tenant at the start of the tenancy and protecting the deposit under a chosen deposit scheme. Home Estate use the DPS.
  • Collecting the first month’s rent from the tenant and forwarding it to the Landlord after agency fees have been deducted. Then collecting the rent once a month and forwarding it to the Landlord after agency fees have been deducted.
  • Informing all the relevant service companies of the change of tenant and providing them with meter readings on the check in and check out.
  • Four monthly property inspections to be carried out.
  • Arranging an EPC is required. ( Energy Performance Certificate )

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