Letting & Management
At Atwell Martin we offer a wide range of services from finding tenants to fully managing your property on your behalf.
Finding the right letting agency for your property investment is just as important as finding the right tenant – we are here to help you with both! We tailor our service to your needs; provide a smooth, professional, pro-active service and earn you the best return possible on your property portfolio.
Our quality offerings include everything from coordinating the lease and collecting rent, to fully managing your property and overseeing emergency repairs. When your tenant moves out, we will find new ones quickly and efficiently to help reduce void periods.
So, whether you are a professional landlord with an existing portfolio or are thinking about letting a property for the first time, we are here to help.
Our service includes:
- Accurate market valuations
- Tenancy agreement/documents service
- Extensive property marketing
- Comprehensive property management
- Tenant find service
- Renewal and remarket service
Additional Non-Optional Fees and Charges
Arranging and facilitating statutory compliance (this is in addition to the costs of the item itself) if not provided on instruction or undertaken by the landlord:
• Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) £45 depending on size of property
• Gas Safety Certificate (GSR) £65 (inc. VAT)
• Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) £65(inc. VAT)
• Legionella Risk Assessment £65 (inc. VAT) per tenancy
Set-up Fees: £96 (inc. VAT) per tenancy.
Referencing for up to two tenants (ID checks, Right-to-Rent check, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers / landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability) as well as contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging the signing of the tenancy agreement.
Additional Tenant Referencing Fees: £25 (inc. VAT) per tenant.
As Set-up Fees above for additional tenants
Guarantor Fees: £25 (inc. VAT) per guarantor.
Covering credit referencing and preparing a Deed of Guarantee (or as part of the Tenancy Agreement).
Permitted Occupier Fees: £25 (inc. VAT) per permitted occupier.
Explaining to any permitted occupier their rights and responsibilities towards the named tenant(s)
Deposit Registration Fees (where collected):£0 (inc. VAT) per tenancy.
Register landlord and tenant details and protect the security deposit with a Government-authorised Scheme. Provide the tenant(s) with the Deposit Certificate and Prescribed Information within 30 days of the tenancy
Inventory Fees: Dependant on the number of bedrooms and/or size of the property and any outbuildings.
Accompanied Check-in Fees: £50 (inc. VAT) per tenancy for Tenant Find and Rent Collection Services.
Attending the property to welcome the tenant(s), confirm the Inventory and Schedule of Condition, explain the operation of appliances, highlight the location of utility meters, stop-cocks etc. and test that all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are present and in working order. This is subject to an approved Inventory as above.
Landlord Withdrawal Fees (before move-in): £0 (inc. VAT) per tenancy.
To cover the costs associated with the marketing, advertising and tenancy set-up should the landlord withdraw from the tenancy before it has started.
Additional Property Visits: £25 (inc. VAT) per visit.
Should the landlord request property visits in addition to those within their existing Terms of Business, this covers the costs of attending the property.
Rent Review Fees: £0 (inc. VAT) per tenancy.
Review rent in accordance with current prevailing market conditions and advise the landlord, negotiate with the
tenant(s), direct tenant(s) to make payment change as appropriate, update the tenancy agreement and serve a Section 13 Notice if the tenancy is on a periodic basis.
Renewal Fees: £72 (inc. VAT) per tenancy.
Contract negotiation, amending and updating terms and arranging for the signing of a further tenancy agreement.
Right-to-Rent Follow-Up Check: £25 (inc. VAT) per check.
Undertaking a repeat check in person on a time-limited visa in accordance with the Immigration Acts 2014 and 2016. Notifying the Home Office should an illegal overstayer be identified. This does not apply to a Tenant-Find service.
Landlord Withdrawal Fees (during tenancy): £300 (inc. VAT) per tenancy.
To cover the costs associated with advising the tenant on the change and the position of the security deposit, transferring the security deposit to the landlord or new agent, notifying all utility providers and local authority (where necessary) and returning all relevant documents held by the agent to the landlord. This does not apply to a Tenant-Find service.
Check-out Fees: £85_ (inc. VAT) per tenancy.
Attending the property to undertake an updated Schedule of Condition based on the original inventory and negotiating the repayment of the security deposit.
Tenancy Dispute Fee: £175 (inc. VAT) per tenancy.
The costs associated with the preparation of all evidence and submitting the case to the tenancy deposit scheme as well as dealing with all correspondence relating to the dispute. This only applies where the agent has protected the deposit.
Court Attendance Fees: £54 (inc. VAT) per hour.
Interest on Unpaid Commission: 4% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Due Date until paid.
Contractor Commission: 0% of contractors invoice (inc. VAT). To cover the costs associated with arranging and facilitating the visit of a vetted professional tradesperson.
Same-Day Payment Fees: £10 (inc. VAT) per payment.
Should the landlord request a payment faster than the agreed timescales within their existing Terms of Business, this covers the costs of providing a same-day
payment service. This must be requested prior to 12pm on the day.