AS a landlord managing your own properties, you never really get to relax because it always seems that just as you try to, a problem arises. The tenant has an issue and it's your responsibility - and your headache - until it's all resolved and everyone is happy again.
It's worth knowing, then, that for around the price of a cup of coffee per day, Chelton Brown can take care of everything, from collecting rent to organising repairs, giving landlords the peace of mind that the house and its tenants are in safe hands.
Managed services from the firm, which has offices in Northampton and Daventry, from rent collection to comprehensive property management with a rent guarantee; catering to varying needs.
This service offers marketing and advertising of the property using various mediums, managing applicants, accompanying them on viewings, conducting references for potential tenants, preparation of tenancy agreement, registration of the deposit, collecting rent and serving notices.
This service requires landlords to carry out an inventory and any justifiable repairs and maintenance work at the property - on that basis, Chelton Brown will collect the rent every month on a fixed day through tenancy period.
SET UP FEE OF £474 INC VAT AND £36 INC VAT PER MONTH
This has been Chelton Brown's star service for many years; the service is an example of comprehensive property management at its best - which allows the landlord to sit back and relax.
From advertising and finding suitable tenants to conducting an inventory and doing everything that is required to successfully manage the tenancy and the property - this service provides everything. On-going monitoring of the property by conducting periodic inspections, co-ordination of repairs and maintenance work, serving notices and checkout/final inspections.
SET UP FEE OF £474 INC VAT AND 10% + VAT OF RENT COLLECTED
This is the highest level of service - offering everything the Gold Service offers along with an annual rent review and guaranteed rent on a fixed day every month during tenancy periods. This eliminates risk from the equation: it ensures that the property is being looked after and guarantees landlords' income.
ANNUAL FEE OF £474 INC VAT AND 11.5% + VAT OF RENT COLLECTED
In addition to saving time and hassle, being on a managed package with Chelton Brown also includes the following benefits:
* Latest proptech systems for inventory and repairs, offering full transparency and ensuring your property is being looked after.
* Compliance with all landlord and tenant legislation and the constant monitoring of new legislative changes to ensure landlords remain compliant.
* Access to an ARLA Qualified team with unlimited advice and guidance on any aspect of lettings and management.