We have outlined below the two basic elements of our services; Find Tenant only & Fully Managed. However, we are able to adapt our services to meet our client’s individual needs.

We offer excellent bespoke packages to appeal to first time, long-standing or investment Landlords and these are tailored to suit your individual property portfolio. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.

For full details of the below packages, please see  here pdfNEW_LANDLORD_PACK_2024.pdf

Fully Managed

To take advantage of our fully managed service, our initial invoice to rent your property would be in the sum of £350 (inclusive of VAT).

Our monthly management charge would be 10-12% plus VAT of the monthly rent collected (i.e. 10% £450 monthly rental equated to £45.00 plus VAT totalling £54.00 inclusive of VAT)

This is automatically deducted before funds are forwarded to Landlords

We work on a “no let no fee” basis and there are no upfront fees

Our initial invoice includes all the services offered in the Find Tenant only package below and in addition the following services-

After the handover with the Tenant is completed, we take on full management of the property, which includes; Collection of Rent & payment to your Bank Account & provision of statement, periodic inspections of property, co-ordination of repair or maintenance including arranging for tradesmen to attend and obtaining estimates, supervising works & settling accounts from rents received, Day to day management & point of contact and carrying out a full property inspection and inventory check at the end of the Tenancy and dealing with matters relating to all dilapidations or wear and tear prior to the release of the deposit.

Find Tenant Only

Our finder’s fee is a one time payment of an Initial let fee-

6/12 Month Tenancy Agreement - Equivalent to 4 weeks’ rent plus VAT and subject to a minimum charge of £600.00 + VAT (£720.00 inclusive of VAT)

Payable in advance or deducted from first month’s rental payment

This service includes all Advertising, Marketing, the To Let Board, Accompanied Viewings, full references & credit checks completed on the Tenant, drawing up the Legal Tenancy Agreement and arranging a move in date. A Tenant handover pack is created, and we meet the Tenant at our offices to collect the first month’s rent and deposit, ensure all legal documentation is signed and the keys are then given to the Tenant. This completes the handover process.

We then pass all the documentation to yourself in order for you to be able to self-manage the property and collect the rent each month.

We can also arrange for all pre letting requirements be taken care of from gas safety certificates, EPC's, Legionella testing etc. See more details here  pdfNew_Propery_Information_Form_2024.pdf

Download our Landlord information pack pdfNEW_LANDLORD_PACK_2024.pdf for full details and see our full list of landlord fees here FEES_LANDLORD_2023.pdf or contact the office on 01332 340461 today.

Additional Services:-

We offer an abundance of additional services in respect of pre tenancy and in tenancy services, please see a full list of Landlords fees here for more information on services we can offer to both let only and fully managed landlords.

All properties are let on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement for a minimum period of 6 [six] months, although we can also offer:-

Company Let agreements; Contract agreements, High Rent Tenancy agreements and Resident Landlord agreements and all include:

  1. FREE property appraisal to ascertain rental income attainable.
  2. Advertising and marketing the Property.
  3. Interviewing prospective tenants and obtaining full references/credit history - Stuart Smith [Derby] Ltd. are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 Registration No. PZ 8688507. Where necessary, additional security would be negotiated by means of a Guarantor.
  4. Preparation of the appropriate Tenancy Agreement/Contract with inclusion of special clauses where requested; renewal of the Agreement where necessary at the end of the Term.
  5. Liaising with a Landlord’s mortgagees as necessary with regard to references and Tenancy Agreement.
  6. FREE inventory and Schedule of Condition together with photographs where appropriate.
  7. Taking a deposit from the tenant, such deposit to be held by the Agent as stakeholder until the end of the tenancy when the Property and contents have been checked for unfair wear and tear / dilapidations against the inventory.
  8. Collecting the rent monthly / quarterly as agreed, and paying over to Landlord monthly / quarterly less any fees or expenses due or incurred for the period. N.B. Payments can be made either mid-month or at the end of the month by direct bank transfer or cheque together with a detailed rent statement.
  9. An inspection of the Property will be carried out within the first quarter, and at the Agent’s discretion thereafter. Responsibility for and management of empty property is not included, and will only be carried out by special arrangement.
  10. Fair rent negotiations for existing lettings to ensure rents keep pace with inflation.
  11. Co-ordination of repair or maintenance including arranging for tradesmen to attend the Property and obtaining estimates where necessary, supervising works and settling accounts from rents received.
  12. Making payments on behalf of the Landlord from rents received for insurance premiums, etc.
  13. Carrying out a full property inspection and inventory check at the end of the tenancy and dealing with matters relating to unfair wear and tear prior to release the tenant’s deposit.
  14. Tax liaison for overseas clients.