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Letting with Declan James Estate Agents

Letting your property involves some important decisions about a hugely valuable asset. It also requires a great deal of hard workand organisation, so it really pays to talk to the right people from the outset.

We understand how a landlord can maximise the value of their property, and how careful preparation can make the whole process run more smoothly. As a member of The Property Ombudsman and a licensed ARLA agent, we adhere to the industry codes of practice to ensure that your property transaction follows the latest regulations.

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Landlord Fees

Non Managed Agreement

Finders fee - 50% of monthly rental – subject to £250.00 min fee

For this we will advertise the property on website and Rightmove, conduct viewings and fully reference the applicants.

Prepare legal paperwork £100.00

Tenancy Agreement, Section 21 Notice, Standing Order, Receipt of payment, Key Release, Lodge deposit into our DPS scheme

Management fee - 8% of monthly rental

Collect the rent each month making sure the tenant pays on time & transfer the rent over deducting your management fee and provide a statement of the account via email.  Do a quarterly inspection of the property and also deal with any issues or maintenance the tenant will have during the tenancy.  Conduct the check out of the property with the inventory and deal with any cleaning that needs to be done prior to a new tenant moving in and liaise with the previous tenants with regards to deposit return


Scale of Fees

Unfurnished Furnished
£50 – Two bed £75 – Two Bed
£75 – Three Bed £100 – Three Bed
£100 – Four Bed £125 – Four Bed
Five/Six bed – Price to be agreed

A fully documented inventory covering all aspects of the property eg. Flooring, walls, all appliances (inside and out), light fittings, doors, kitchen units.  All rooms will have photographic evidence taken as we recommend this to be done as part of the Deposit Return.

Energy Performance Certificate  - £60.00

A legal requirement, your property must be rated for energy efficiency prior to being offered For Let

Gas Safety Certificate - £75

This is a legal requirement on any property that has gas and this has to be done prior to any tenant moving in and passed across.

The above fees are subject to VAT

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Photography Training

Photography Training

Our resident photographers  have had another photography workshop this week, keeping us one step ahead of the competition.