Letting your property

Whether you’re new to letting or a professional landlord, we work with you to plan the best strategy for your property or portfolio, informed by our many years of experience renting properties in your local area.

Flexible services

From finding you find the right tenant, to making sure your property is well looked after and rent is paid on time, we can support you at every stage of the process. We work hard to help you get the best from your investment, leaving you with more time to enjoy the fun things in life.

Honest advice

Marketing your property at the right price is essential, so we'll give you straightforward, honest advice about what rent you can expect to achieve. We’ll also advise you on your legal obligations as a landlord and how best to prepare your property for renting.

Connected team

Our proactive agents make sure your property is seen by our large network of qualified tenants. All four of our offices work together to create maximum interest in your property and secure you the best rent, which can often be higher than you expect.

Right match

All tenants are fully referenced and carefully matched to your property. We also encourage you to meet them. The right match means most of our tenancies are renewed at the end of the term, void periods are kept low and your property keeps generating you income.

Effective marketing

Comprehensive marketing is essential for attracting potential tenants and ultimately getting you the best possible rental income for your property. We target the right tenants across the most effective channels and always use high quality photos to show your property at its best.

Nearly all property searches begin online, so we list your property on all the current portals so it reaches the widest audience possible.

Effective marketing for letting your property

Our services and fees

We offer a range of services to suit your needs as a landlord. Choose our standard Letting service and we’ll find you the right tenant and take care of the tenancy paperwork. Upgrade to our Premium Letting service for additional support throughout the tenancy and add on our dedicated Management service for full property management support.

Letting

10.8%*

of the rent incl. VAT - 1st term
6% incl. VAT - 2nd term onwards

Administration and reference fees

£250 incl. VAT admin fee per tenancy term
£50 incl. VAT per reference

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Included:

  • Market appraisal / valuation
  • Marketing your property
  • Conducting viewings
  • Offer negotiation
  • Tenant referencing if instructed
  • Right to rent checks
  • Preparing the tenancy agreement
  • Collating legal documents for tenants
  • Rent collection - first two months
  • Tenancy renewals

* To be paid upfront at the start of the tenancy and each subsequent term.

Example of our Letting service fee, based on a rent of £1,500 per month.

1st term at 10.8%:
£1,500 x 12 months = £18,000 x 10.8% = £1,944 (incl. VAT)

Renewal and subsequent terms at 6%:
£1,500 x 12 months = £18,000 x 6% = £1,080 (incl. VAT)

Premium Letting

14.4%*

of the rent incl. VAT - 1st term
8.4% incl. VAT - 2nd term onwards

Administration fee

£450 incl. VAT for the 1st term
£250 incl. VAT for subsequent terms
 

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Included:

Everything in the Letting service plus:

  • Rent collection throughout the tenancy
  • Tenant deposit administration
  • Arranging the following (cost excluded):
    • Inventory at check in and check out
    • Pre-tenancy cleaning
    • Pre-tenancy safety inspection and resultant maintenance
    • Gas Safety Certificate (GSC)
    • Energy performance certificate (EPC)
    • Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)
    • Smoke detector installation
  • Serving notice to tenants
  • Managing the check out process
  • Returning the tenant’s deposit

* To be paid upfront in two, six-month instalments.

Example of our Premium Letting service fee, based on a rent of £1,500 per month.

1st term at 14.4%:
£1,500 x 12 months = £18,000 x 14.4% = £2,592 (incl. VAT)

Renewal and subsequent terms at 8.4%
£1,500 x 12 months = £18,000 x 8.4% = £1,512 (incl. VAT)

Management

6%*

of the rent incl VAT
In addition to our Premium Letting service

Note on our Management service

This service can only be taken in conjunction with Premium Letting

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Included:

If added to our Premium Letting service:

  • A dedicated property manager
  • Pre-move in inspection
  • Mid-term inspection
  • Pre-move out inspection
  • Transferring utilities and council tax
  • Arranging gas maintenance
  • Access to our 24-hour maintenance portal
  • Arranging quotes, repairs and maintenance
    • Managing a £100 cash balance for minor expenses
    • Organising repairs up to £300 incl. VAT per item
    • Seeking approval for works over £300 incl. VAT
    • Paying outgoings on your behalf
  • Negotiating damages and deposit deductions
  • Returning the tenant’s deposit
  • Forwarding post

* To be paid in two, six-month instalments, deducted from the rent.

Example of our Management service fee, based on a rent of £1,500 per month.

Management fee at 6%:
£1,500 x 12 months = £18,000 x 6% = £1,080 (incl. VAT)

Additional fees

The following services are available as add-ons to our packages above and fees will only be charged upon your instruction of each item.

Letting services

Own tenancy agreement
£60 incl. VAT
Gas Safety Certificate
£36 + contractor charges
Energy Performance Certificate
£36 + contractor charges
Electrical Installation Certificate
£36 + contractor charges
Inventory reports (check in/check out)
£36 + contractor charges
Smoke detector installation
£36 + contractor charges
Referencing
£50 incl. VAT per reference
Deposit reconciliation
£60 incl. VAT per hour/part hour subject to minimum of £240 incl. VAT
Deposit protection for Letting service
£120 incl. VAT
Serving of own notices and eviction services
£60 incl. VAT
Drawing up and serving of notices and eviction services
£100 incl. VAT
Pre-move in, midterm and pre-move out inspections
£50 incl. VAT per visit

Premium Letting services

Own tenancy agreement
£60 incl. VAT
Referencing during tenancy
£50 incl. VAT per reference
Legal advice for serving notices and eviction services
At cost
Pre-move in, midterm and pre-move out inspections
£50 incl. VAT per visit
Rent guarantee insurance
£200 incl. VAT for rent under £3000 pcm. Rent over £3000 will be quoted individually

Management services

Additional property visits
£36 incl. VAT per visit
Empty property management
£240 pcm incl. VAT

All services

Deed of assignment
£200 incl. VAT
Renewal document fee
£42 incl. VAT
Major works supervision
10% of works
Inland Revenue accounting service
£120 pa incl. VAT
Legal action/court attendance
£60 incl. VAT per hour/part hour
Shopping
£24 incl. VAT per hour/part hour
House sitting
£24 incl. VAT per hour/part hour
Courier deliveries
At cost
Sale fees
1.5% of sale price less fees
Key cutting
£30 incl. VAT
Postage
At cost
HMO licencing application
£350 incl. VAT
Landlord withdrawal from offer
Up to £600 incl. VAT

What our clients think

“Sophia has been very helpful throughout our application process and kept us updated step by step. She is organised and patient. Thanks for all your help, it's much appreciated.”

Ana Maria - 12 May 2021

“Sophia was so attentive and helped us throughout all the letting process. She was able to answer all our questions. Amazing service!”

Carolina Mesquita - 12 May 2021

“Very relevant property recommendations. Prompt, responsive communication. Everything from viewing to paperwork was handled extremely efficiently. I couldn't have asked for an easier moving experience.”

Kevin East - 11 May 2021

“Sandra did an excellent job assisting me with moving to my new home, as a first time agency tenant she made sure to help me with any query or concern I had! Whenever I have a question or concern she was quick to get back to me with answers. Thank you Sandra for your fantastic service!”

Dennis - 10 May 2021

“Since recently taking over management of our property Lucia has helped fixed a range of things that have been outstanding for months (or years!). She is friendly and quick to respond to any issues.”

Lydia - 5 May 2021

“On it, efficient. Swift electronic process to get up and running. Answered the phone immediately to any query I had. Big fan of Keatings!”

Joanna Richardson - 4 May 2021

“Sophia was extremely helpful with our property search. My partner and I were really pressed for time as we wanted to move in a week after we saw a place. Thanks to Sophia's tireless help, near-instant email responses and extensive progress tracking of the third parties, we were able to do it!...”

Anastasia P - 29 Apr 2021

“Keatings let my flat in a month, despite a number of other similar flats coming on to the market with other agents at the same time. Thank you to Dwayne for his help on take on, and to Sandra for her help in administering the tenancy, including sorting out last minute issues that arose”

Evelyn Waters - 28 Apr 2021

“Sandra was fantastic help giving links and information whilst the documentation was being signed. Very quick to respond and willing to help.”

Jake Hadden - 28 Apr 2021

“Sandra was extremely helpful and quick to answer all enquires via phone and email. This made the process very smooth.”

Rhian Davies - 27 Apr 2021

“Sophia has been very helpful and the process of renting a flat has been quick and easy. Thank you very much!”

Ruth Lawes - 27 Apr 2021

“Holly was really helpful, and made the renting process super quick, easy and positive. She kept us in the loop and things developed and sorted us out with all the info we needed. Much, much, much appreciated.”

Jonjo Neeves - 26 Apr 2021

“Responsive, clear and concise, and generally helpful; made the check-out process very smooth. No real issues, and ensured I got the entire deposit back.”

Alex - 26 Apr 2021

“Sophia was extremely helpful and prompt with her responses. She was able to sort out any queries we had and made it all a smooth process. Thank you Sophia!”

Aaron - 22 Apr 2021

“Sophia was incredibly helpful and made sure that we had a really smooth move-in process. She answered all of our questions in full detail and also really promptly. Whenever there were issues she let us know straight away by calling us. Anyone who works with Sophia is really lucky to have her!”

Sacha Bushby - 22 Apr 2021

“Noah helped us extend out move out date when in between properties. He was was extremely professional and speedy when communicating with us. We really appreciated his help.”

Rory - 20 Apr 2021

“Eilis was brilliant for our property search! Emailed us a house, viewed the next day and offer accepted within the hour. Even on a Friday night. Super easy, can't complain and a lovely person all round. Would definitely recommend.”

Neeraj Thakrar - 19 Apr 2021

“Sandra was very quick and helpful with handing all information needed. No issues at all, a process Sandra made very easy. Thank you”

Rory - 19 Apr 2021

“Eilis was brilliant, friendly and super thorough with our tenancy. Within the hour of viewing the flat, our offer was accepted and we were good to go (all this on a Friday night when the pubs had just opened!). Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to rent in the area. Thanks Eilis.”

Neeraj Thakrar - 19 Apr 2021

“Sophia was a pleasure to deal with throughout this process. She was polite, efficient and made sure everything was sorted in a professional and prompt manner. Great service!”

Georgia O\'Hara - 16 Apr 2021

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