Building a Long Term Relationship with You
You want to deal with a Lettings Agency who puts your interests first, creating an understanding in the arrangement where you can trust them to make the right decision on your behalf.
At Barton & Co you’ll receive a high level of personal care, helping you expand your portfolio and finding the best tenants to suit your properties.
Are you looking for a lettings service that takes care of your property and protects your best interests?
Call Barton & Co on 01603 964 777 to arrange a market appraisal.
The key to Lettings isn’t simply renting your property to the first person who comes along. We take the time to talk to any prospective tenants to make sure that they are the right fit for you.
Working with market leading referencing service HomeLet, we ensure our tenants are comprehensively verified and referenced. This helps find the tenant who will respect your property and meet their rental obligations.
Our proactive approach will inform you of problems before they occur, reminding you of your obligations and helping us work with your tenants. Central to this relationship is good communication, and you’ll never be left untold of any issue nor will you experience problems contacting us.
Maintaining Your Property
Equally, it is vital that your property is kept in the ideal condition to make it as attractive as possible. Our team of maintenance contractors are able to commence work quickly on any issues your tenants may be experiencing and we will always be completely transparent about the costs.
Whether you have multiple properties or are renting out a first home, Barton & Co is able to offer you a full property management service, where we oversee your whole tenancy and effectively take care of your entire portfolio.
Adding to Your Portfolio
If you’re considering adding to your portfolio, then one of our experienced lettings team can assist you and discuss how it might function as a rental property.
Our knowledge of the industry means that you can benefit from our advice on how to get the most out of your property and deliver an outstanding return on investment.
Barton & Co. – Our Commitment
By working with The Property Ombudsman (TPO), the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, the National Approved Lettings Scheme (NALS), the Eastern Landlord’s Association (ELA) and Safe Agent we keep you up to date with any legislation that may affect your property. This adds a level of certainty and trust that best practice is being adhered to in largely unregulated industry.
Protecting Your Properties - Insurance
Please click on this link to find out more about how to protect and insure your property.
Whether you are a first time landlord or have a portfolio of properties our management services are right for you. Choose Barton & Co. Call our main office on 01603 964 777
Barton & Co will work with you using our extensive market research in the local lettings market and vast experience and knowledge to achieve the best market rent for your property. We can give you tips and help you with getting any work done to increase your rental return. Barton & Co will support you through the process including the legal obligations you need to comply with as a Landlord. We also have a range of insurances specially designed for Landlords, just ask us for more details and a quote.
We are here to meet your individual needs by offering three levels of letting service
Tenant Find and Rent Collection
Tenant Find Only
Once you have decided on the level of service you require we will work with you to find the right tenant. Barton & Co will market, find a tenant and complete all the relevant documentation. By:
Advertising on Rightmove, Zoopla, PrimeLocation, Homes24 and other selected portals.
Put up a Letting board.
Provide accompanied viewings if required.
Carry out all the necessary checks in accordance with industry standards and regulations.
Prepare and get the contract signed
Make the tenants aware of their obligations to the property and you as a landlord
Advise the all the relevant Utility providers.
Full Management 10% + VAT (12%)
Collect the monthly rent
Pursue for non payment of rent and advise you on your options
Deduct management fee and any additional agreed works cost from the monthly rent
Two property inspections per annum and prepare a landlord report on each
Arrange repairs and instruct approved contractors with the landlord’s consent
Arrange quotes for works if required
Provide Monthly Statements
Hold keys throughout the whole tenancy
Register deposit with Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
Carry out a check out service (details in fees)
Tenant Find Only – 100% of the first month’s rent inclusive VAT.
Collect the first month’s rent
Provide the tenant with the landlord’s details to pay future rent payments.
Deduct from the first month’s rent any pre tenancy invoices.