Services for Landlords

Jesmond Property Shop has been involved in letting properties for over 40 years. We have the experience to deal with all types of properties in all sorts of markets.

We offer the following services to Landlords– each is flexible; we can treat each property separately, or treat your whole portfolio in the same way.

  • A range of packages available
  • Project Management
  • HMO (Houses in Multiple Occupation) Licences
  • Inventories
  • Contracts
  • Energy Performance Certificates

Packages for Landlords

Letting Only Service

  • Free property appraisal and rental evaluation
  • Your property details advertised on our website
  • Marketing of your property via window displays and display boards, both at our office and off site.
  • Arranging viewings for prospective tenants
  • Processing tenant applications including taking up references and/ or guarantors
  • Setting up tenancy agreements and collecting deposits (before transferring them to you so can put them in your preferred approved holding scheme)
  • We can also draw up a comprehensive inventory (available for an additional fee)

A one-off fee is payable for this service.

Letting and Accounting for Rent (Rent Collection)

  • Free property appraisal and rental evaluation
  • Your property details advertised on our website
  • Marketing of your property via window displays and display boards, both at our office and off site.
  • Providing accompanied viewings for prospective tenants
  • Processing tenant applications including taking up references and/ or guarantors
  • Setting up tenancy agreements and collecting deposits
  • Collecting the rent and passing it onto you (minus our fee)
  • Chasing the tenant immediately if he or she goes into arrears
  • We also draw up a comprehensive inventory

The fee for this service is calculated as a percentage of the monthly rent received

Fully Managed Service

  • Free property appraisal and rental evaluation
  • Your property details advertised on our website
  • Marketing of your property via window displays and display boards,
  • Providing accompanied viewings for prospective tenants
  • Processing tenant applications including taking up references and/ or guarantors
  • Setting up tenancy agreements and collecting deposits
  • Drawing up a comprehensive inventory
  • Responding quickly if problems occur and arranging maintenance work up to the value of a sum agreed with you
  • Organising the collection of rent with prompt monthly payments to you, together with a statement and copies of all bills and receipts
  • Chasing the tenant immediately if he or she goes into arrears
  • Renewing safety certificates, as they become due
  • Conducting periodic inspections to assess the condition of the property and taking any appropriate action
  • Carrying out ‘pre-check out inspections’ prior to the end of the tenancy to assess the property and informing the tenant on how it should be left
  • Ensuring the property has been cleaned at the end of the tenancy

The fee for this service is calculated as a percentage of the monthly rent received (i.e. if the property is empty for any reason no fee will be charged).

Other Services Available

Project Management

We can search for an investment property on your behalf and/or manage the refurbishment, interior design and furnishing of property.

The fee for this service is calculated as a percentage of the overall refurbishment costs.

HMO (Houses in Multiple Occupation) Licences

An HMO licence is required where there are 5 or more persons living together in a property comprising of 3 or more floors.

We offer a service whereby we will:

  • Draw up detailed plans of your property
  • Submit an HMO application to Newcastle City Council
  • Advise on any work required to bring the property up to current standards as required by the new law passed on 6 April 2006 under the Housing Act 2004.

Inventories

We will visit your property and draw up a comprehensive inventory. This will cover all fixtures and fittings, furnishings, general décor and overall condition of the property.

A one-off fee will be charged per property (discounts available for multiple properties).

Contracts

We offer a service to landlords who have already found their tenants but require someone to draw up the tenancy agreements on their behalf.
The fee for this service is calculated on a per-tenant basis.

Energy Performance Certificates

We can arrange to have the Energy Performance Certificates compiled for your properties.

Looking for letting agents with specialist experience in student properties?

With over 40 years experience we’re confident we can help. Contact us for more information on the range of quality services we can provide for your student property.