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Landlords Guide to Renting

Landlords Guide to Renting

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Cherwell Property can find the perfect Tenants for your property.

The information contained below will assist you as it contains relevant and essential information pertaining to the letting procedure and mandatory legislations.  

To discuss your requirements further why not call us or visit our offices and meet one of our Team.

We are here to help every step of the way!


Letting Services and Fees

If you are considering letting out your property you need to be confident that you are placing it in the hands of a specialist Letting Agent who is fully aware of the correct legal legislation and experience in the lettings market. 

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Marketing Your Property

Cherwell Property has extensive marketing experience and will ensure that your property receives full exposure, not only on our own website, regular editorial and advertising in local newspaper but with enhanced marketing through the new and exciting property portal On The Market and also with the property portal Zoopla, enabling your property to reach the maximum level of online coverage. Photographs will be taken of your property along with room dimensions providing as much information as possible to the prospective Tenant.

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Tenant Search and Referencing

Our Tenant reference service provides a complete financial and employment background check. We undertake a full employment history check, current salary information, current and previous residential addresses...

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Rent Recovery Scheme

For Landlords who wish to protect their rental income we can purchase a Rent Recovery Plus product via HomeLet and note you as having an “interest in” this policy. Having an interest in this policy means that you may be able to benefit should a successful claim be made.

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Tenancy Agreements

Our Assured Shorthold tenancy agreements are professionally prepared to include all necessary legal clauses, information relating to the Tenancy Deposit Regulations (TDS) and the mandatory statutory Prescribed Information.

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Property Condition and Inventory

Before a Tenant moves into a property we undertake a full Inventory and Property Condition Report which the Tenant has to check, agree and sign. The inventory provides a condition rating and description of all of the rooms and its contents.

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Legislation came into effect on 6 April 2007 to ensure that after this date all deposits taken for Assured Shorthold Tenancies are covered by an approved Tenancy Deposit Scheme.

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Maintenance and Repairs

For our Fully Managed properties our maintenance team can provide day-to-day care of your property for any issues that may arise during the tenancy. Any property maintenance will be reported directly to you and dealt with as swiftly as possible

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This section will give you guidance on Legislation or recommendations for Gas, Electrics, Furniture & Furnishings and Smoke Alarms in residential rented properties.  Please take the time to read this as there are serious consequences for non-compliance.

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