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Top 10 benefits of using a letting agent in Hampshire and Surrey

16th November 2021


There’s a lot to think about when letting a property and it helps to have friendly professionals on your side. From advertising your property through to check-out, we are here to help with different levels of support to suit your needs.

If the thought of contracts, chasing rent, inspections and arranging for maintenance work sounds like something you’d rather hand over to a professional, our fully managed letting option could be for you. Here are the top 10 things our clients love about this package…

  1. Get the best price

Setting the rental price is often the first real challenge. We draw upon current rental market knowledge and years of experience to recommend the optimum rent value. This helps you achieve the most from your asset.

  1. Find great tenants

As local letting agents in Hampshire and Surrey, we already have great connections with potential tenants searching for a property just like yours. We’ll also proactively advertise and manage viewings of your rental property so you can effortlessly take your pick of applicants.

  1. Comprehensive checks

Accepting a new tenant can be daunting and it’s essential to carry out thorough credit checks; referencing; right to rent checks etc. We will be happy to take care of this job on your behalf so that you can let your property in confidence.

  1. Take care of contracts

Another potentially stressful part of a new tenancy is the contracts. Our experienced letting agents can guide you and the tenant through the process, keeping on top of all the necessary paperwork and ensuring that all required legal documents are suitably served and that you are protected by a detailed tenancy agreement.

  1. Check-in/check-out

When letting a property, it’s usual to visit at the beginning and end of the tenancy to document the condition of the property and undertake statutory checks. This means that at the end of the tenancy if there are any discrepancies you will be able to make a claim against your tenants deposit. Your Charters letting agent will be happy to represent you on these occasions and conduct the check-in and check-out on your behalf.

  1. Get rent on time

Of course, one of your main concerns will be getting paid. We can arrange to collect rent from the tenant and transfer to your account, and chase any unpaid money. Landlords enjoy peace of mind that this aspect of property rental is taken care of by a trusted professional. We can even offer a rent guarantee insurance policy subject to satisfactory references.

  1. Property management

With our fully managed option, letting a property is stress-free. We can act on your behalf to manage any issues, answer any questions and take care of the day-to-day tasks involved with letting a property. Our tenants are provided with an app to enable them to report any maintenance issues quickly and easily 24 hours a day.

  1. Repairs

If your property requires any maintenance or repairs, we can arrange for trusted professionals to take care of necessary work. We will ensure they gain access and are able to do their job to look after your property without you needing to lift a finger.

  1. Property inspections

A very popular aspect of our property management services is our property inspections. We will arrange to regularly look around your property in order to check the contract is being upheld e.g. the tenant is keeping the property in a good state of repair, well ventilated and not breaking any of your agreements. We will provide you with regular reports including photographs for your peace of mind.

  1. Keep tenants happy

You are our client and priority but we are friendly, approachable and here to help when it comes to your tenant, too. They feel comfortable approaching us with any issues and we make an ideal point of contact for them.

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These are the top benefits of our comprehensive, fully-managed letting option. In a nutshell: we take the stress out of letting a property!

However, we offer different levels of support to suit you. For example, we can simply help advertise your rental property and arrange initial rental documents. It’s worth mentioning that you will always retain ultimate responsibility for the property and tenancy no matter which level of support you choose.

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Letting a property can be extremely rewarding. If you’d like to learn more about how our letting agents in Southampton and across our Hampshire and Surrey network can help, please get in touch. Our friendly team will be happy to answer all your questions.

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