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Our Landlords Service

Full Management Services on Rental Property

A Service Charge of £300 including VAT (£250.00 + VAT) at the start of each new Tenancy and 13.2% including VAT (11% plus VAT) commission on each calendar months' rent.

The management service we offer to you as the landlord is set out as follows:

  • Valuation of the property to let
  • 'Full Terms of Business' contract between the Landlord and Agent will be issued
  • Photographs of the property will be taken and advertised in the office window and internet as required
  • All viewings will be carried out with a member of the team at Morton New
  • A suitable tenant will be found for the appropriate property following a reference on their application
  • We will collect the monthly rent and pay you once we clear any bills that could be outstanding (maintenance bills)
  • A full inventory of the property will be conducted and issued to the Tenant on moving in
  • A statement of your account will be posted to you each quarter of the year
  • Property inspections will be carried out every 6 months unless it is felt there is a reasonable exercise to do it more frequently
  • The property will be managed through Morton New so you as a Landlord can sit back and not worry about the day to day running of the residence
  • We collect the Tenants' deposit (equivalent to 1½ times the rent) and deposit the money with the Deposit Protection Scheme
  • At the end of the Tenancy we carry out the inspection and report back to you anything that may need your attention
  • We like to keep our Landlords well informed with information about their let without harassing you and giving you a peace of mind that we are carrying out the duties to the best of our abilities
  • We recommend that you keep a separate bank account for your income on the Let of your property and laso have a buffer of around one month's rent in case of emergencies
  • If you intend to work 'overseas' then it is your responsibility to gain an exemption number/certificate from the Inland Revenue as part of the Non Residents Landlord Scheme and inform us as Agent of the certificate/number.

Tenant Find Only Service

This service is to "Find a Tenant" only.

  • We will advise you on a Rental income per calendar month and collect your first month's rent
  • We will also collect the Deposit equivalent to 1½ times the rent and give it to you as the Landlord to deposit with 'The Deposit Protection Service'
  • Viewings will be carried out with us at Morton New
  • Window cards and Brochures will be made up and displayed
  • References on Tenants will be taken and followed up
  • The contract between the Tenant and Landlord will be drawn up along with the Prescribed Information Form regarding the Deposit Scheme
  • We will arange a suitable time for both Landlord/s and Tenant/s to meet
  • This service is then complete and all responsibilities are with you as the Landlord and the Tenant

Tenant referencing is charged to the landlord at a cost of £36.00 inc VAT (£30.00 plus VAT) per applicant. A Service charge of £600.00 inc VAT (£500.00 plus VAT) will be charged on the completion of the contract being started.

Additional Services (Find Only)

  • Inventory £78.00 including VAT (£65.00 plus VAT)
  • Inspection Visit £180.00 including VAT (£150.00 plus VAT)
  • Schedule £210.00 including VAT (£175.00 plus VAT)
  • Re-new a contract/change names etc £60.00 including VAT (£50.00 plus VAT)

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