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Being a landlord carries many legal obligations and responsibilities and we want you to feel informed, confident, and comfortable with the letting process. We’ve been involved in the local Leicester property market since 1998 and we we’ve helped hundreds of landlords rent their properties successfully. It’s a privilege to be able to do so and one that we do not take for granted – ever.

Seven Steps to a Successful Letting

Get Valuations

So, you have a property to rent. We suggest calling in three different agencies to help you determine a realistic rental value.

Choosing an Agent

Look out for experience, integrity, and proven success.

Marketing Matters

How and where your property is marketed contributes greatly to your rental success. We use many different platforms to attract viewers to your property. The more interest there is means you can receive higher rents and benefit from a bigger selection of tenants to choose from.

Presentation, Presentation, Presentation

If you want to attract quality tenants at the best price, it’s imperative that your property is clean, well maintained, and nicely presented.

Offers

Once quality tenants have been found and the rental price agreed,we will carry out all the necessary work including: Collecting references, arranging tenancy agreements, collecting the initial deposit and rent, and arranging for a thorough check in and inventory.

Completion

Once all the above has been carried out and is in full order, you can release the keys to your new tenant.

Property Management

We offer different tiers of service. From let only, where we will find you a quality tenant and carry out the introductory work, right through to full property management. This means you can sit back and relax knowing that we’re taking care of everything, including collecting rents, arranging safety checks, and ensuring maintenance and repairs are undertaken promptly and professionally.

OUR THREE TIERS OF LETTINGS SERVICES

We offer different tiers of service. From entry level, where we will find you a quality tenant and carry out the introductory work, right through to V.I.P offering a full property management. This means you can sit back and relax knowing that we are taking care of everything, including collecting rents, arranging safety checks and ensuring maintenance and repairs are undertaken promptly and professionally.

Landlords and the Legal Regulatory Maze

Being a landlord is a responsible role and carries hundreds of legal obligation. Click button below to learn about the maze of laws and regulations that you are required to adhere to.

GET IN TOUCH

Chris Corbishley-Forbes

Lettings Manager

Hannah Grant

Lettings Negotiator

 0116 274 5544
 07735 789 706
 hannah.grant@knightsbridge-lettings.co.uk

Ryan Ashmore

Lettings Valuer

 0116 288 4888
 07771 592 880
 ryan.ashmore@knightsbridge-lettings.co.uk

Hannah Wade

Property Manager

 0116 274 6720
 07748 300 264
 hannah.wade@knightsbridge-lettings.co.uk

Niamh Dunningan

Property Manager

 0116 274 6384
 07399553 218
 niamh.dunningan@knightsbridge-estates.co.uk

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Landlord Process

  • Arrange a valuation to assess the rental income of your home
  • Select from our three tiers of services to suit your needs
  • Prepare the marketing – correct marketing helps gain maximum interest
  • Maximum exposure – ensuring your property is advertised in all key places
  • Negotiate a let – from the price, to the length of tenancy
  • Check tenants affordability and references
  • Complete all necessary legal checks (gas safety, electrical inspection, EPC etc)
  • Draw up and sign the tenancy agreement
  • Tenants move in
  • Ongoing maintenance and rent collection*

*subject to chosen service level

Entry

  • Property Details And Photographs
  • Internet Marketing
  • To Let Board
  • Mailing List To Potential Tenants
  • Accompanied Viewings
  • Tenant Referencing
  • Immigration Act Compliance
  • Collection Of First Month’s Rent & Deposit
  • Tenancy Creation
  • Tenant Move In
  • Gas Safety Certificate*
  • Electrical Inspection & PAT Testing*
  • Energy Performance Certificate*
  • Landlord Seminars
  • List ItemSmoke Alarm Testing On Day Of Move In
  • Key Cutting (Extra Charge)

*Third party contractor charges apply.

Advanced

  • Property Details And Photographs
  • Internet Marketing
  • To Let Board
  • Mailing List To Potential Tenants
  • Accompanied Viewings
  • Tenant Referencing
  • Immigration Act Compliance
  • Collection Of First Month’s Rent & Deposit
  • Tenancy Creation
  • Tenant Move In
  • Gas Safety Certificate*
  • Electrical Inspection & PAT Testing*
  • Energy Performance Certificate*
  • Landlord Seminars
  • List ItemSmoke Alarm Testing On Day Of Move In
  • Key Cutting (Extra Charge)
  • Rent Collection
  • Deposit Registration
  • Schedule Of Condition And Inventory (Extra Charge)
  • Utility Transfer
  • Property Inspections (Once A Year)
  • Rent Arrears – Three Months
  • Monthly Tax Statement
  • Property Maintenance*
  • Tenancy Renewals (Extra Charge)
  • Legal Notices (Extra Charge)
  • Check-Outs
  • Key Holding
  • Deposit Negotiations
  • Buy-To-Let Advisory Service (Extra Charge)
  • Attending Court (Extra Charge)
  • HMO Compliance (Extra Charge)
*Third party contractor charges apply.

V.I.P.

  • Property Details And Photographs
  • Internet Marketing
  • To Let Board
  • Mailing List To Potential Tenants
  • Accompanied Viewings
  • Tenant Referencing
  • Immigration Act Compliance
  • Collection Of First Month’s Rent & Deposit
  • Tenancy Creation
  • Tenant Move In
  • Gas Safety Certificate*
  • Electrical Inspection & PAT Testing*
  • Energy Performance Certificate*
  • Landlord Seminars
  • List ItemSmoke Alarm Testing On Day Of Move In
  • Key Cutting
  • Rent Collection
  • Deposit Registration
  • Schedule Of Condition And Inventory
  • Utility Transfer
  • Property Inspections (Twice A Year)
  • Rent Arrears – Until The Tenant Vacates The Property
  • Monthly Tax Statement
  • Property Maintenance*
  • Tenancy Renewals (Extra Charge)
  • Legal Notices
  • Check-Outs
  • Key Holding
  • Deposit Negotiations
  • Buy-To-Let Advisory Service
  • Attending Court
  • HMO Compliance
  • Floor Plans
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES)*
  • HHSRS
  • Postal Statement
  • Overseas Landlords
  • Enhanced Rent Guarantee
  • Out-Of-Hours Tenancy Management

*Third party contractor charges apply.