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Letting a House in Leicester or Northampton?
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Smartmove can help you source the best tenants for your investment property.  Every Landlord is provided with a Dedicated Relationship Manager who will be responsible for managing your property.
 

Being a member of the Association of Letting Agents (ARLA) & registered with The Property Ombudsman (TPO), provides peace of mind that all the relevant regulations are being followed.
 

As we’re qualified property professionals and experienced with HMO’s (House of Multiple Occupancy), we’re known for assisting Landlords to convert their properties in to compliant multiple occupancy conversions, leading to improved returns.
 

Part of our service is to work with landlords and agree property improvements programs and with our team of third party contractors we manage refurbishment projects to reduce the stress and in turn drive enhanced rental income.
 

Our primary aim is to make sure you grow, so that we can grow.

Our Pricing Packages

TENANT FIND SERVICE
FULL MANAGEMENT
SERVICE
HMO
MANAGEMENT

SERVICES 

1st Month Rent + VAT

10% + VAT per month

12% + VAT per month

Professional Photography

Produce Photographs and Property particulars for your property

Marketing Your Property

Advertise your Property on Property Portals (Rightmove, Gumtree etc)

Administer Potential Tenant Enquiries

Conduct an initial qualification of applicants and arrange viewings with your availability.

Dedicated Relationship Manager

You'll never be asked to speak to someone else. The person you speak to first is the person you speak to throughout.

Conduct accompained viewings

We will accompany all potential tenants to show them around your property

Tenant Reference & Credit Checks

All prospective applicants & guarantors will be fully reference checked and we'll report everything back to you

Arrange Tenancy Agreement

We will set up the Tenancy Agreement and any additional clauses

Conduct Inventory and Check In

We will conduct a comprehensive photographic inventory (to help any future disputes) and also check in report.
We will also ensure the Tenant is checked in.

Registration of Deposit 

In the first month, botht the rent and the deposit will be collected. The deposit will be registered and the Deposit Protection Service under the current legal requirements.

Collect Subsequent monthly rentals

All payments made by the Tenant will be collected and transferred to your nominated bank account in a timely manner and you'll receive monthly statements. 

Notify the Council & Utilities companies

Notify the Council and utility companies of change in occupancy with new readings.

Access to personal online portal (Smart-Pad)

Smart-Pad is your personalised online portal which allows you to access property updates & documentation 24/7.

Manage All queries & disputes with Tenant(s)

Any issues that Tenants may have will be resolved by us without any dramas.
We will only contact you if a decision needs to be made.

Manage & Organise ongoing Repair & Maintenance work

We will manage and organise maintenance or repair work required which is the Landlords obligation,

subject to your approval.

Tenant Checkout 

We'll check the Tenant our and produce a report. Compare any damages to the inventory and provide an estimate to deduct from the deposit. We will also assist with managing and disputes regarding the deposit.

Inspections

As part of our obligations for managing HMO's we conduct monthly inspections to ensure the property continously meets guidelines.

Advice on HMO Regulations and dealing with LHA

Advising on HMO properties compliance is a long process. We'll ensure that your HMO property complies with both central and local regulations - in particular with Part 2 of the Housing Act 2004.

Landlord Application Fee (Tenant Checks, Deposit Registration, Tenancy Agreement, Check-in and Check-out Inventory)

Since the June 2019 Tenant Fee Act, Landlords or Agents are not permitted to charge Tenants for the Tenancy checks, 
This cost the Government has set has to be met by Landlords.

£240
£240
£150

EPC for each property

All properties that are let out must have a valid EPC. To ensure our Landlord's properties are fully compliant, we have our own special contractor who can perform this on your behalf.

£50
£50
£50

Gas Safety Certificate 

All properties that are let out must have a valid annual Gas Safety Certificate. To ensure our Landlord's properties are fully compliant, we have our own special contractor who can perform this on your behalf.

£50
£50
£50

Electrical Condition Report (up to 3 Beds)

All properties that are let out must have a valid Electrical Condition Report. To ensure our Landlord's properties are fully compliant, we have our own special contractor who can perform this on your behalf.

£130
£130
£130

Inventory Fee

A photograph inventory signed by the tenants to agree the condition of the property when moving in to the property. 

£90
£90
£70

Tenancy Agreement (AST)

Preparation of the Tenancy Agreement 

£100
£100
£50

Deposit Protection

To protect the tenants deposit with our DPS account

£50
£50
£50

Renewal Of Tenancy Agreement

To prepare a renewal agreement for an additional fixed period

£100
£100
£50

Check Out Fee

Final check report when tenants leave with a comparison to the orginal inventory and recomendations for

£90
£90
£70

Preparing Legal Notices (Section 21/8)

In the event you need to serve possession notices to your Tenants, we can prepare these for you.

£60
£60
£60

Property Renovation Services

We can provide targeted renovation advice that would increase the value of your investment &
with our pool of expert contractors, provide a quote too. 

10% of total net cost
10% of total net cost
10% of total net cost

HMO Licence Application

We can assist you with completing your HMO application and submitting this to the Council.

N/A
N/A
£400

Rent Protection and Legal Cover

In the unfortunately event the Tenant goes into arrears and possession is required through the Courts,

cover may be obtained to cover losses incurred.

Subject to
Quotation
Subject to
Quotation
Subject to
Quotation

Smartmove can help you source the best tenants for your investment property.  Every Landlord is provided with a Dedicated Relationship Manager who will be responsible for managing your property.
 

Being a member of the Association of Letting Agents (ARLA) & registered with The Property Ombudsman (TPO), provides peace of mind that all the relevant regulations are being followed.
 

As we’re qualified property professionals and experienced with HMO’s (House of Multiple Occupancy), we’re known for assisting Landlords to convert their properties in to compliant multiple occupancy conversions, leading to improved returns.
 

Part of our service is to work with landlords and agree property improvements programs and with our team of third party contractors we manage refurbishment projects to reduce the stress and in turn drive enhanced rental income.
 

Our primary aim is to make sure you grow, so that we can grow.

Our Services

  • Conduct accompained viewings
     

  • Tenant Reference & Credit Checks
     

  • Arrange Tenancy Agreement 
     

  • Conduct Inventory and Check In 
     

  • Registration of Deposit 
     

  • Collect Subsequent monthly rentals
     

  • Notify the Council & Utilities companies
     

  • Access to personal online portal (Smart-Pad)
     

  • Manage All queries & disputes with Tenant(s)
     

  • Manage & Organise ongoing Repair & Maintenance work
     

  • Tenant Checkout (Included in Landlord Application Fee)
     

  • Inspections
     

  • Advice on HMO Regulations
     

  • Landlord Application Fee (Tenant Checks, Deposit Registration, Tenancy Agreement, Check-in and Check-out Inventory)
     

  • Commission EPC for each property
     

  • Commission Gas Safety Certificate
     

  • Preparing Legal Notices (Section 21/8)
     

  • Property Renovation Services
     

  • HMO Licence Application
     

  • Rent Protection and Legal Cover

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