Eckfords Lettings

Letting Agents In Bourne
Landlords contact us

Becoming a landlord

As your Bourne letting agent, we will guide you through preparing, letting, and managing your investment property or home. Find out more about our lettings and property management service.

The letting service we provide

As a first-time landlord, it can be difficult to know where to start; the ever-changing lettings market can challenge even the most experienced landlords. Our Letting Process section below has been created to provide a step by step guide to help new and experienced landlords navigate the lettings and property management process.

Thinking of letting your property?

If you are currenlty considering letting opportunities with any properties you own please feel free to contact us for free advice and options regarding lettings.

We will look at what you would like to achieve regarding any property / properties you are looking to rent out. We can go over possible rental yields and objectives. Just get in touch to find out more.

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Stage 1 - Lettings Valuation

A lettings valuation is the first step in getting your property ready to rent. Taking full details of your property providing a rental valuation and advice on the preparation of the property to let. It is important that you notify your mortgage company if you have a mortgage on your property and insurance company if required.

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Stage 2 - Preparing The Property

The lettings market is highly competitive; it is important that your property is well presented. Our experienced team can advise you how to prepare your property for rental. Once your property is ready we will arrange for professional marketing photographs and prepare the particulars of rent.

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Stage 3 - Safety Certificates

Your rental property must comply with current safety legislation before your tenants can move in. Our will help and advise you on to ensure your property and its comply with safety regulations including:

  • Gas safety regulation
  • Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Electrical equipment safety regulations
  • Energy Performance of Buildings Certificates and Inspections.
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Stage 4 - Lettings

We know that every property is different so our team will take the time to get to know you and your property and tailor our service to meet your needs. Our Lettings service includes:

  • Advertising
  • Viewings
  • Selecting your tenant
  • Reference checks
  • Tenancy agreement
  • Inventory
  • Check-in
  • Tenant deposit
  • Utilities and council tax
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Stage 5 - Property Management

We offer our landlords the flexibility of choose either a fully managed service or let only.

Full Management – setup fee (payable at the start of each tenancy) £350 + VAT. Total £420

Management Fee – 8% of the monthly rent +VAT

With our fully managed letting service landlords and tenants can relax, knowing that their property is in safe hands. Our Property Management service includes:

  • Property inspections
  • Maintenance
  • Safety certificates
  • HMO applications
  • Ending a tenancy
  • Tenant check-out

Let Only – For landlords looking for a let only service we can find suitable tenants for a fee of £500 + vat (£600)

Buying

Whether you are buying your first property, moving up the property ladder, or downsizing, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find your perfect property.

Selling

Having the right support and advice is crucial when selling your home. We have an experienced and dedicated sales team who are always on hand to deliver a first-class service.

Letting

There’s plenty to consider when it comes to letting your property. Our experienced team offers professional guidance on all the regulations and supports you through the process.

Renting

From moving into your first property to being a seasoned tenant, we believe its essential to get to know our customers and fully understand thir priorities for a new home.

Buying

Whether you are buying your first property, moving up the property ladder, or downsizing, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find your perfect property.

SELLING

Whether you are buying your first property, moving up the property ladder, or downsizing, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find your perfect property.

Letting

Whether you are buying your first property, moving up the property ladder, or downsizing, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find your perfect property.

Renting

Whether you are buying your first property, moving up the property ladder, or downsizing, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find your perfect property.

Eckfords Independent Estate Agents Bourne

Eckfords Office

29 West Street, Bourne,
Lincolnshire PE10 9NB

Contact

01778 426215
sales@eckfords.co.uk