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

“Not being based in London attempting to rent has been difficult so far, but we found the right place and Holly helped us through the process really easily from a far.”

Paige - 22 Oct 2021

“Holly help me and my house mate find our perfect home. She made the whole process an absolute breeze and I couldn’t recommend her more! 5/5 ⭐️”

Samuel Woods - 20 Oct 2021

“Sophia has been very helpful with our moving process, and patient. Although she was not our letting agent she went above and beyond and most communications were done with Sophia rather than Holly, and it had been a very pleasant and streamlined experience. We are grateful to have such a nice a...”

Jada - 18 Oct 2021

“Overall I had a very positive experience with Keating Estates. Allan was very helpful and informative during the viewing, and quick to send over the relevant info and application for the flat I was looking at. Sandra was also helpful and friendly when I went to pick up the keys for the flat. In gene...”

Rose Azad Khan - 13 Oct 2021

“Clear communication at all times by phone and email. This was a stress free exercise and moving out was made easier. Easily approachable and a pleasure to deal with.”

Charlene - 13 Oct 2021

“Very helpful and efficient We only had a few days to move into the house and Sandra was super quick at turning things around and addressing all our concerns. Great experience.”

CR - 12 Oct 2021

“It's been a pleasure to work with Gemma on the sale of my property. Great communication throughout and she worked hard to make sure I got the best deal possible.”

Tommy - 28 Sep 2021

“Sophia was super helpful and communicative with jelping myself and 2 others complete the process of moving to a new flat. She was always quick to respond and made things as easy as possible. Thankyou Sophia”

Charlee P - 28 Sep 2021

“We recently moved into a flat renting with Keating and it was been a good experience; both Eilis and Sophia were friendly, helpful and kept us well informed throughout the process. They responded quickly to our queries and made it all run quite smoothly. We are pleased we chose this property and in...”

Anastasia Woodward - 27 Sep 2021

“Sandra has been brilliant throughout the letting process for my flat. Thank you so much Sandra. You took all the worries from shoulders and completed the process so efficiently . Thanks !”

Sue Lafford - 15 Sep 2021

“We had a great experience with Holly. she was very quick in her responses and professional. Thank you for all your help!”

Ellie Catton - 12 Sep 2021

“Holly is fantastic and I couldn't have asked for a better service. She had a lot of patience with us and kept us updated throughout the full process! Nothing is ever too much trouble for her and I thank her very much for all she continues to do.”

Eilis Logue - 8 Sep 2021

“Sophia & Eilis were really helpful and great with any questions we had. Both lovely to work with and would definitely get in touch with them if looking for a new property in the future.”

Beth Dawson - 7 Sep 2021

“We received prompt replies throughout our tenancy. Items were replaced with no issues. End of tenancy was dealt with very well by Sade.”

Georgia Davies - 6 Sep 2021

“Holly was an excellent representative of Keatings. She got back to us incredibly quickly regarding a property we were interested in. She was able to show us the flat and when we wanted to make an offer she guided us through very easily and we now have a new home! She is friendly, professional and ap...”

Esther May Parker - 27 Aug 2021

“Holly was absolutely fab at helping to secure us a flat, she was always quick to respond and helpful with any queries, would highly recommend!”

Ellie Angus - 26 Aug 2021

“Grateful for his good good good good good work He is a nice person ☺️ Six more words to go I can't really”

Hu Elfreda - 26 Aug 2021

“Allan has been very professional since our first viewing. Always quick to reply to queries, efficient and friendly throughout the entire process! Would highly recommend.”

Brad Kirkham - 23 Aug 2021

“Allan was very helpful in securing what was a quite difficult deal for our next home. We are very pleased with all the help he provided us and it wouldn't certainly be possible without him. Thanks again, Allan!”

Sérgio Marques Moura - 23 Aug 2021

“Sandra was great! She helped sort our move out ahead of schedule, and was always on hand to support if we have anyway questions. Would highly recommend!”

Stephen Hoyle - 20 Aug 2021

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