Landlords

John Joseph like to work a bit differently compared to your regular Estate Agent. Many of the Estate Agents you see will focus primarily on sales, paying minimal attention to the letting's side of the business. However, we at John Joseph have and continue to only provide a devoted lettings and management service.

 

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LETTING ONLY SERVICE:

  • Impartial advice on rent maximisation and providing an expert Property valuation.
  • Marketing of the Property including; professional photography, floor plans and providing Property description.
  • Advertising the Property through the following methods; displayed at our primely located showroom, 'To Let/Let By' boards erected at the Property(subject to permission), advertisement placed on our website, Property uploaded to key Property portals and on Social Media channels.
  • Accompanied viewings with prospective Tenants keeping the Landlord aware of progress.
  • Interviewing prospective Tenants and taking up full references including employer or previous Landlord reference or obtaining reference checks through a third-party referencing supplier. Where necessary, additional security would be requested by means of a guarantor.
  • Providing a suitable Tenancy Agreement for the Property.
  • Liaising with a Landlord's mortgagees where necessary with regard to references and Tenancy Agreement.
  • Carrying out the initial Right to Rent checks in accordance with the Immigration Act 2014.
  • Providing substantial information to the Landlord regarding transfer of utilities and information on required compliance to industry regulation.

LETTING AND RENT COLLECTION (LETTING ONLY SERVICE +):

  • 24-hour Landlord access to online portal to view statements and access relevant documentation.
  • Taking a Deposit from the Tenant and dealing with this Deposit under the requirements of a Government-approved Deposit Protection Scheme for duration of Tenancy.
  • Collection and transfer of rent into your chosen bank account with statement issued.
  • Incoming rent monitored on weekly basis and rent arrears procedure advised in the event of non-payment.
  • In the event of court action being required for tenancy breaches under rent arrears, a complete log of payment history and credit control processes will be provided to your solicitor.

FULL MANAGEMENT SERVICE (LETTING AND RENT COLLECTION SERVICE +) +:

  • Serving Statutory Legal notices for possession in accordance with the 1988 Housing Act and presentation of prescribed information as required.*
  • Collecting rent and paying over to the Landlord (normally sent within 7 days of collection) less any fees or expenses due or incurred for the period. Payments will be made via direct bank transfer and a detailed rent statement will be forwarded for the Landlord's convenience.
  • Arranging with service companies (principally electricity gas & water) for meter readings and advising them of the transfer of service contracts to the Tenant at the beginning of each Tenancy.
  • Regular inspections of the Property carried out on a quarterly basis.
  • Co-ordination of repair or maintenance including arranging for tradesmen to attend the Property and obtaining estimates where necessary, supervising works and settling accounts from rents received.
  • Carrying out a full Property inspection and inventory check at the beginning and end of the tenancy and, if necessary, preparing and agreeing a schedule of costs relating to any damage or unfair wear and tear prior to releasing the Deposit.
  • Annual financial statement prepared for you and /or your tax advisor if requested.
  • Annual One-2-One meeting with a director of the business to discuss your Property portfolio.
  • Arrange professional cleaning at check-in and check-out subject to Landlords instructions.
  • Ensure Properties are fully compliant in accordance with all current legal safety obligations.

 

Overview of Services Provided

 *all below fees are inclusive of VAT


Letting Only Service

Letting & Rent Collection Service

Full Management Service

6% fee upfront from the sum of Tenants advance rent and deposit.

7% of the gross rental income per month from when rent is due

10% of the gross rental income per month from when rent is due

General advice & expert valuation

Marketing of property

Advertising of property

Accompanied viewings

Comprehensive referencing

Tenancy agreement supplied

Right to Rent check

Information for landlords booklet

24-hour Landlord access to online portal

Taking and dealing of all deposits

Arranging of security deposit with approved scheme

Collection of rent and transfer of funds

Rent arrears procedure implemented

Substantial information provided to your solicitor for court orders

Serving of statutory legal notices

Arranging of utility service transfer

Property inspection held on quarterly basis

Co-ordination of repair maintenance

Full inventory

Property inspection upon check-in/out

Annual financial statement

Annual 1-2-1 meeting with a director

Ensuring full compliance to industry regulation

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