Letting your property

Whether you’re new to letting or an experienced landlord, we work with you to plan the best strategy for your property or portfolio, informed by over 20 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

“David as always is professionally from begin to end. And is always thoughtful with putting the landlord at the centre of decision making.”

Pauline - 26 Jan 2023

“David Cam at Keating Estates rented my flat within days of it being put on the market, with multiple good offers. Highly efficient service and advice. Very much recommended.”

David Webster - 19 Jan 2023

“David and the Keating Team have been fantastic - always quick to respond and they have assisted us with a very quick turn around with renting our flat out - really impressed by the service! 5/5 stars.”

Millie Newnum - 18 Jan 2023

“Friendly, professional service with answers to all the questions I had. It’s nice to deal with someone so proactive. I only called up a week ago when my tenants unexpectedly handed in their notice and a week on, new ones have already been found!”

Angharad Smith - 17 Jan 2023

“We've used Keatings in Brixton to rent out our flat and we would highly recommend them. David in particular is a real asset to the team. He's reliable, proactive and has done a great job in making the transition between tenants run as smoothly as possible.”

Claire Wood - 17 Jan 2023

“Perfect ! Helpfull and sensitive And giving realist information about flats or houses Also knows Area well Kindly Thank you”

Murat Inal - 26 Dec 2022

“Allan was absolutely fantastic to work with in finding our new flat. He's incredibly responsive. patient, and helpful even whilst dealing with the huge demand in the market at the moment. Can't recommend him enough.”

Max Dixon - 10 Nov 2022

“Excellent communication throughout the process. We felt valued by keatings and that they had our best interests at the forefront of our discussions. Would recommended”

Michael - 25 Oct 2022

“We found Katerina to be very helpful and professional throughout the process. She answered any questions we had regarding our move in a timely manner.”

Alexander Greig - 22 Oct 2022

“Feyda was a great and went above and beyond to find us a home when our initial agreement fell through. Thank you!”

Claudia Marchbank - 20 Sep 2022

“Feyda was really proactive in sending us over rental properties that met our criteria and was open and honest about the rental process & market. We were both impressed by her knowledge, tenacity, and the energy she put into getting us viewings in a very competitive market.”

Will Dyson - 13 Sep 2022

“Thanks for your help Allan - super friendly, efficient and on the ball! Based on interaction to date, would have no hesitation in recommending.”

Sarah Sanders - 23 Aug 2022

“Whole experience is super smooth and nice! Thank you very much, I highly recommend it. & Hope you enjoy it as well!”

Muzi - 23 Aug 2022

“Sam has been a pleasure to work with, keatings have sold out flat despite a tricky market. The whole team were very communicative and professional throughout. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Sam to other vendors and buyers looking for expertise in the south london area.”

Liberty Simpson - 19 Aug 2022

“David was great. Trustworthy and reliable. It was a great pleasure to deal with David. Everyone went very smoothly and we're very happy.”

Tom Mouna - 19 Aug 2022

“David was extremely polite, efficient, and easy to deal with. He ensured the process was as smooth as possible and I would definitely recommend him going forward.”

Finn Carey - 19 Aug 2022

“Good experience on a re-let process. David has been very proactive in organising the re-let of my flat, ensuring that there will be minimal vacant time between the prior tenant moving out and the new tenant moving in.”

Jennifer Dax - 17 Aug 2022

“David has been very helpful in finding us a new place to live. The whole process has been made very easy and stress free. Thank you!”

Sam Way - 9 Aug 2022

“Thanks to David for your support through the house finding process, made everything so easy! we are very excited to move in. 10/10 Recommend!!”

Bella King - 8 Aug 2022

“Katerina has been amazing, replies instantly and has been so accommodating. Even when we had concerns with the contract she explained the details and put our minds at ease. We have had all our queries answered and the stresses that come with moving has been minimised completely. Thank you for your h...”

Adam El-Zein - 5 Aug 2022

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