Manchester Lettings Limited : Info for Landlords
Manchester Lettings Limited is a Friendly, Privately Owned Company. We Specialise In All Aspects Of Residential Property Management Throughout The North West
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Manchester Lettings Limited : Info for Landlords

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Our services can be personally tailored to meet the needs of all landlords. 

Our property management team has the experience and resources to deal with situations quickly and efficiently, we are committed to provide an exceptional service to our landlords and tenants. 

The majority of landlords requirements can be catered for within the service levels detailed, however, we are very flexible and will be able to accommodate any specific requirements.

SERVICES IN MORE DETAIL -

FULL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

  • Provide point of contact for all tenant queries
  • Draw up a detailed inventory of all moveable furnishings and record condition of flooring, décor and garden/grounds
  • Provide a property specific welcome pack for new tenants
  • Organise a transfer of utilities to new tenants name
  • Inform council of tenants details for Council Tax purposes
  • Arrange statutory Landlord Gas Safety Certificate
  • Arrange statutory Energy Performance Certificate
  • Arrange Electrical Safety Certificate
  • Instruct our in house maintenance team to carry out repairs to the limit of £250 (Any works over this amount would require landlord approval)
  • Agree inventory and meter reading with incoming and outgoing tenants
  • Provide 'check in service', familiarising with property heating, etc.
  • Provide 'check out service' with tenants, agreeing inventory and inspecting property
  • Carry out regular inspection visits to properties
  • Organise and remedial works required after a let
  • Providing emergency contact for all tenants at no charge to tenant or landlord

FINANCIAL AND LEGAL MANAGEMENT

  • Negotiate mutually acceptable terms of lease
  • Provide legally binding documents for lease agreements 
  • Collect a security deposit which is usually equal to one months rent and retain this for the duration of the tenancy in a secure deposit scheme
  • Collect rents from tenants 
  • Monitor tenancy agreement renewals and extensions 
  • Ensure correct legal procedure is followed to end tenancy agreements
  • Prepare detailed monthly landlord statement
  • Make any deductions from security deposit to cover damages/cleaning at the end of tenancy
  • Provide details of accountancy services for tax returns 

VACANT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

  • Draining down water and heating systems
  • Refilling water systems in advance of new occupation
  • Weekly visit to property
  • Collection and removal of the post

REFURBISHMENT SERVICE

If your property requires a complete make over or if you need to get the property ready for letting for the first time, we offer a complete service which can cover all aspects of work.

DESIGN SERVICE

  • Full painting and decorating service 
  • Planning and installation of new kitchens
  • Planning and installation of new bathrooms
  • Full cleaning and clearing service
  • Liasing with landlord's own appointed contractors
  • Project management of entire process

For more information please ask for a copy of our refurb pack

LEGAL AND FINANCIAL SERVICE PROVIDED WOULD BE AS FOLLOWS: -

  • Negotiate mutually acceptable terms of lease
  • Provide legally binding documents for lease agreements
  • Provide details of accountancy advice for taxation purposes

IN ADDITION AS REQUIRED

  • Prepare inventory 
  • Carry out check-in of tenants
  • Collect security deposit and advance rental from tenant and transfer to client

FURNISHING SERVICE

MANCHESTER LETTINGS LTD CAN OFFER A FULL OR PARTIAL SERVICE DEPENDING ON REQUIREMENTS. 

  • Advice of décor and colour schemes
  • Sourcing furniture
  • Sourcing of all equipment
  • Supply of soft furnishings
  • Supply and fitting of curtains and window coverings
  • Managing the project to budget

ADVICE TO LANDLORDS

PREPARING YOUR PROPERTY FOR LETTING

  • Ensure the property is thoroughly cleaned
  • Ensure the décor is fresh
  • Pick neutral colour schemes
  • Ensure floor coverings are in good condition
  • Supply instruction manuals/guarantees for appliances where possible
  • General maintenance should be to a good standard
  • Provide any information which is relevant to tenants i.e, refuse collection
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