Letting Your Property
Here at Brockenhurst we pride ourselves on offering a professional and efficient service for our landlords. With over 30 years in the lettings business, we understand the needs of our landlords and have a presence on the best property portals to ensure that we find tenants for their properties quickly.
Many people have turned to property as an alternative to pensions and shares and for most they would prefer this to be an armchair investment, meaning a hassle free property which is managed with very little fuss. Whether you are a novice landlord or an experienced one, we are here to help.
With extensive tenant referencing we ensure only the best tenants for our landlords, and offer a variety of services to meet their landlords, from Introduction Only where we just source a tenant for their property, to our Fully Managed service that will allow you to sit back and relax while we handle any issues that may arise at the property throughout the course of the letting.
We have a dedicated team of available to keep you up to date with the whole rental process and to answer any enquiries you may have. Our business is built on customer satisfaction and we will handle the rental of your property as if it was one of our own.
Choosing the right tenant
We work hard to select the right tenant for your property and will always have them professionally referenced. We use a referencing company who will carry out stringent credit checks which include work history as well as references from previous landlords and can also provide you with rent protection insurance. Our diligence will help the landlord to get the full picture regarding the tenants background and history.
We will also advise on what your obligations are as a landlord to make sure your property complies with all the relevant regulations concerning gas, electrics and furnishings.
Clear & precise fees
All of our fees are in black and white and there are no hidden charges which means there are no nasty surprises.
Meet your tenant
We also recommend that you meet your future tenants and will invite you to our office for a cup of tea to make the whole process less business like and formal. After all its always nice to put a face to a name.
Brockenhurst Landlord Charges
Standard Lettings Service 11% + VAT 13.2% (inc VAT) Including tenant find and rent collection.
Fully Managed Service 17% + VAT 20.4% (inc VAT) Including tenant find, rent collection and tenancy management.
Short Term Let 20 % + VAT 24% (inc VAT) Including tenant find and rent collection for tenancies less than six months.
Fully Managed Short Term Let 25% + VAT 30% (inc VAT) Including tenant find, rent collection and tenancy management for tenancies less than six months.
Tenancy Admin fee for non-managed properties £240 (inc VAT) preparing offer Letters, Tenancy Agreement, referencing and right to rent checks.
Pre-Tenancy management for non-managed properties £60 (inc VAT) arranging of gas safety, inventory, clean etc
Additional non-optional fees and charges The costs of clean, EPC, gas safety and inventory are set by third party suppliers and will be directly charged to the Landlord without any additional surcharges (irrespective of level of service).
Sale of the Property to the Tenant 1.8% (incl VAT) of the Sale Price.
Submission of non resident Landlord receipts to HMRC £240 (incl VAT) Annually. To remit and balance the financial return to HMRC.
Please note that for long and short lets our lettings commission is charged upfront for the term of the agreement at the start of the tenancy (minimum 12 months in advance). For tenancies with a minimum term of more than 12 month our fees will be charged in advance up to the break clause with the balance due in advance of the initial fixed term expiring i.e. A 24-month tenancy with an 18-month break clause fees will be charged in advance for 18 months. Commission will also be due on every tenancy renewal.