COVID-19 UPDATE (CORONAVIRUS) | ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE
We wanted to update you in regards to COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) following government advice thus far.
We have written to all tenants and advised them to be cautious about the misreported information contained within the media. We have advised them that rental payments must continue to be paid in the normal way with card or bank transfer. We will also be making payments as normal to landlords each Friday and on the last Friday of each month so we will pay any monies we are holding as normal.
We have explained to tenants that we will only be doing essential repairs and Safety checks during the current situation, these include Gas Safety checks. We have introduced a policy for us to carry out the checks with minimum risk. All NON URGENT visits and repairs are suspended until further notice.
The office will be closed to all visitors; staff will be required to work from home and only attend the office to review files or allocate keys to contractors. Please call us on 07791 014714 please only call in an emergency as we are busy prioritising workloads. Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org with anything that is routine and we will respond as soon as possible.
We wish you and your family, good health during these exceptional circumstances and thank you for your cooperation.
At The Letting Company
we specialise in renting properties around South Wales and offer a wide range of services for landlords and tenants.
Having 30 years in the industry our experienced and knowledgeable staff are happy to help with all your enquiries.
What can we offer for you
all New landlords to use our services the advantage of get to choose from one of our several services tailored to meet your requirements.here
At The Letting Company we pride ourselves in offering a holistic service, even before you have purchased a property to rent in one of our areas. We can advise you if the property is in a sought after region,What rent can be achieved and the local facilities that can be enjoyed when a prospective tenant turns your house into their new home.
Our professional team are specialised in property management always keep your property up to the standard with legal requirement at minimum cost.
From our tenants data base we find the suitable tenant for the property after running credit checks, personal reference and character reference to make sure they are the right tenant for your property.
The Letting Company team ensures all paper work is completed, a tenancy agreement in place, Carry out an inspection, arrange gas safety inspection, electrical safety inspection and energy performance certificate ( If needed) , Completing an inventory, Register the deposit with DPS, arranging moving in after collecting the rent and moving out or serving notices, It does not stop here as our team carry out regular inspections and maintenance reports to make sure your dwelling kept well maintained.
How we Market Your Property
Our team gives an extensive range of marketing channels for your property to potential tenants.
we arrange professional photos taken and full details of the property to put it on our show case in office, Our website, Zoopla also on social media FaceBook, Twitter, Google+, We make sure your property is widely exposed with all the details needed to guarantee the right tenant.
We advice to present your property in neutral colors and professionally cleaned before moving in new tenant, Recommended to get the out standing work required for the property done before moving in or during the tenancy period, keeping the property maintained to standard level will minimize the cost and the damages can be caused by not doing the work needed.
Most of the tenants require fitted cooker and light fitting/shades.
Safety Certificates And Energy performance certificate
The landlords tenant Act of 1985 requires landlords to ensure electrical installations are safe at the start of each tenancy.
the landlords are obligated to ensure that electrical appliances are safe, checks must be carried out before the expire date on the electrical safety certificate .
Its also a requirement of law that checks are carried out on gas appliances and flues annually.
-Fire exits,smoke alarms and extinguishers, your property is no longer a private dwelling and as such has to comply with fire safety.
Since 9th January 2013 landlords (or Agents acting on their behalf) must provide a copy of Energy performance Certificate (EPC) to prospective tenant or by starting of each tenancy to the property ,This certificate tells you how efficient your home is based on bands from A-G.
the most efficient homes in band A, should have the lowest fuel bills.
Our team will constantly monitor and review the certificates, ensure the landlord is compliant and will advise you of any legislate of changes.
The Letting Company.All our services tailored to meet your requirements please contact us to discuss what is suitable for you.
We are pleased to announce that we can now accept card payments for our services by debit* and credit card** at The Letting Company, as well as secure online payments via our Emails. Please view our policy here
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