Letting your property with Townends Estate Agents
We are passionate about property and dedicated to securing you the best possible price with the right tenant, making us ideally suited to assist you with your let.
Through a combination of support by our branch staff and central teams you can trust that you will be supported throughout the lettings process, leaving you free to enjoy the benefits of being a landlord without having to worry about the day-to-day responsibility. Find out about our fees for landlords.
We believe that offering a tailor made choice of services to suit our clients individual needs is essential in today’s ever changing market.
Our Lettings and Property Management Teams
When you let your property with Townends Estate Agents you will receive a combination of support from both our branch staff and central teams.
Our dedicated branch staff will value your property and create a marketing package, tailored to your individual requirements. They will also arrange and manage viewings as well as search our extensive applicant database for the tenant that’s right for you.
Our Pre-Tenancy Team will look after every aspect of arranging your tenancy. You will be assigned a dedicated Pre-Tenancy Coordinator, who will keep you fully informed at each stage of the process.
Property Management Team
Your dedicated Property Manager will provide your ongoing property care, relieving all of the stress and pressures of day-to-day lettings management.
Our Renewals Team work on your behalf to re-negotiate contacts between you and your tenant. They will also draw up these contracts for you, removing the hassle of renewal.
Our property experts are on hand to offer all the help you need, giving you complete peace of mind that your property and your tenants are well taken care of. Read more about organising your tenancy and managing your property.
The benefits of letting your property with Townends Estate Agents:
- We offer the complete lettings solution with a range of service levels to suit your specific requirements, with additional help and support available to help you manage your portfolio.
- We have access to an extensive database of willing and able tenants and also operate mandatory tenant quality screening, meaning your time isn’t wasted by false offers.
- We are local to you, with all of our branches in excellent high-street locations across London, Surrey and Hampshire, making it easy for you to speak to our experts and promote your property in prime positions through our window advertising.
- All of our property marketing plans are tailored to your individual requirements and continually adapted as the market evolves.
- We have dedicated Branch, Pre-Tenancy, Property Management and Renewals Teams who are committed ensuring your tenancy runs as smoothly as possible.
Our lettings and property management services
We offer a range of services to suit your individual needs.
From finding a single tenant to fully managing all aspects of a large portfolio, we have an excellent and easy to understand choice of services.
Fully managed – Let us take the strain for your complete peace of mind and fully manage your rental properties
Rent demand – Let us help you manage the financial side of your properties
Let only – Let us help find you the right tenant for your property
Read our property selling guide for useful tips to consider when selling your property.
Preliminary Payment (Holding Deposit)
Once you have found a property and your offer has been accepted by the landlord, we will require a Preliminary Payment (Holding Deposit)
Between £500.00-£1,000.00 (depending on the value of the property), deducted from your final completion monies.
We handle all the paperwork and provide a tenancy agreement for you and your landlord to sign. The fee is based on the size of property, number of tenants and rental value:
Up to £1,500.00 pcm: £600.00 per tenancy
Up to £2,00.000 pcm: £660.00 per tenancy
Over £2,000.00 pcm: £POA per tenancy
Includes an employer’s reference to confirm your income to rent ratio for affordability, a credit history check, confirmation of residency and a previous landlord’s reference (if applicable).
£60.00 per person
Initial Move in Monies
All the initial move in monies and will need to be paid in cleared funds to us 3 days prior to move in.
The deposit will be protected as part of the tenancy deposit regulations; we use the industry renowned my|deposits. 6 weeks rent prior to moving into the property, this will be refunded to you at the end of the tenancy minus any deductions, if applicable.
Inventory Check In procedure
A convenient time will be arranged for you to meet with the inventory clerk to formally check you into the property. Prices vary according to size of property.
1 Bedroom: £145.00
2 Bedrooms: £155.00
3 Bedrooms: £175.00
4 Bedrooms: £190.00
5 Bedrooms: £210.00
Other fees that may apply
Within 5 working days or less
In the event that an appointment has been booked with you and you fail to be present at the agreed times without prior notification to us.
Renewing a tenancy
£100.00 administration fee per tenancy
Credit check at renewal
In some circumstances it may be a pre agreed requirement for a new credit check to be obtained at the point of renewal.
£60.00 per person
If you decide to move on and require for us to provide you with a reference for your new agent or landlord.
Tenancy Swap Fees
Administration: Covering contract negotiation, amending terms, updating the tenancy agreement during the tenancy and immigration and visa confirmation.
£300.00 per tenancy
Referencing: Referencing the new occupant, including identity, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers / landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability
£60 per tenancy
Note: All prices quoted are inclusive of VAT at 20%.
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