Here at Richard Kendall we are ‘proud to be independent’ offering a quality and professional service. If you are looking for peace of mind that your property is in safe hands and being professionally managed then look no further than Richard Kendall Estate Agent Lettings Department.
When you book a market appraisal for your rental property with Richard Kendall, one of our experienced and qualified members of staff will initially visit the property and provide our opinion in respect of the presentation of the property, together with a view of the monthly rent that you could expect to achieve if Let in today’s market.
At the time of our valuation we will also discuss with you the various options you have in renting out your home through Richard Kendall Estate Agent.
All our properties for rent are marketed from our six branches and we can arrange viewings for interested parties within each of these offices, over the telephone or via email. It would be our pleasure to accompany all viewings if you or the present occupant are unable to facilitate them. We have 3 dedicated accompanied viewers who are available 7 days a week.
Once a tenant is interested in renting your property a full application is completed, which is then put forward to you for your consideration. If you are satisfied with the applicant we then move forward to fully credit search and reference the tenants. These references are carried out by Homelet. Once satisfactory references are obtained, we then arrange a tenancy commencement date, liaising with you and your prospective tenant.
The tenancy is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and is usually for a six month fixed term initially. A full Inventory is carried out prior to the commencement of the tenancy.
The first month’s rent and bond/deposit is collected on commencement of tenancy and we will hold the deposit as stakeholder under the terms of the TDS.
Once the tenancy has commenced periodic inspections are carried out throughout the tenancy and reported to you, giving you peace of mind that your property is being looked after at all times.
These are carried out on all our managed properties. We provide a schedule of condition of the property both internally and externally, together with photographic evidence to ensure that once a tenant has vacated the property we know exactly what condition the property should be left in.
Properties are advertised and viewings arranged, once a tenant is found the process of full credit search and referencing is carried out by Homelet. Once satisfactory references are obtained we then prepare the Tenancy Agreement which is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.
The first month’s rent and bond or deposit is collected on commencement of the tenancy and then paid over to the Landlord. The Landlord is responsible for placing the bond/deposit in an approved Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme – a Custodial Scheme where a third party administrator holds the deposit or one of two insurance backed schemes.
Make contact with our rental department on 01924 260022 or 01977 798844 for Pontefract where one of our representatives would be happy to talk through any further questions you may have and arrange a free market appraisal on your property at your own convenience.
We strongly advise that you take out a rent guarantee, this will pay any unpaid rent by the tenant up until vacant possession is obtained on the property for a maximum period of 12 months.
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