Property marketing support
As your local estate agent, we have a unique understanding of the property market and understand the mind-set of buyers and tenants across London, Surrey and Hampshire.
When you choose to sell or let your property with us, your property expert will discuss the different ways in which we can market your property and maximise its price.
Everything we do is to help drive attention to your property, ensuring you a quick and effective sale or let. Our marketing plans are tailored to your individual requirements and we will provide you with weekly updates on how well your property is performing.
Professional photography and detailed floorplans: 95% of property searches begin online*, so it’s important to present your property in the best way possible. Our staff undergo industry leading training, including professional photography courses, enabling us to take the best possible photos of your property.
*Statistic provided by Rightmove
The perfect buyer or tenant: We have an extensive database of prequalified buyers and tenants who are looking to secure a property like yours. Our targeted emails match applicant suitability with what your property has to offer.
Listings on Rightmove and Zoopla: When you instruct us to sell or let your property, it will be listed on the UK’s leading property portals Rightmove and Zoopla. If you feel your property would benefit from some extra attention, speak to your property expert about upgrading your Rightmove and Zoopla listings.
townends.co.uk: Upon instruction, your property will also be listed on our website which is checked regularly by buyers and tenants looking for the perfect new home. For that extra boost of online visibility, speak to your property expert about upgrading your property’s status on our website to the homepage ‘Featured Property’.
Social media: All ‘Featured Properties’ are also advertised on our social media channels, Facebook and Twitter, further increasing their exposure.
Local high street promotion: All properties are created an eye-catching window advertisement which is placed in our well located high street branch windows.
For Sale and To Let boards: Properties benefit from a strategically placed For Sale or To Let board which further advertises the property and drives buyer and tenant interest.
Open House and block viewing events: To market your property to the maximum amount of people in a time-effective manner, we can arrange Open House and block viewing events. All viewings are accompanied by one of our highly trained property experts to showcase your property to its full potential.
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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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