Please note that, in order to manage your letting smoothly and efficiently and provide you with the best possible service, we do require several pieces of important information.
- Prior to marketing, Leamans must be informed of all relevant information regarding the property, including any covenants or restrictions that affect any aspects of use of the property.
- The landlord is also obliged to notify their mortgage company, insurance company and any hire purchase companies of an intended let and to seek permission, or the terms of their arrangements with said companies may be invalidated.
- It is also the landlord’s duty to advise Leamans if another agent has been instructed for the property. If the landlord withdraws the property once applicants have been found and referencing started, abortive costs on Leamans’ behalf will be recovered in full from the landlord.
- Leamans will require the landlord to complete a ‘Landlord and Property Information’ pack. This will assist us in offering the best possible service to landlord and tenant by having information at our fingertips.
- Leamans will require keys for all doors, windows, garages, padlocks etc. We are happy to arrange the cutting and testing of keys. We require a minimum of four full sets of property keys for Leamans management and the tenants.
- All properties on the rental market require an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) that lasts for 10 years. This assesses and rates the property’s energy efficiency. We can arrange this for you at a set fee.
- It is important that Leamans are furnished with instruction manuals for boilers, cookers, gas fires, alarm systems etc.
- Special written instructions are required for surfaces that need specific care, e.g. work tops or flooring.
- If the property has a working open fire or log burner chimney, a chimney sweep’s report confirming that the chimney has been swept is required prior to the property being let.
- If you as the landlord are aware of any disputes with neighbours regarding noise, boundaries, etc, you have a legal responsibility to inform Leamans. This also applies to any issues with the Council or your mortgage or insurance company.
When a landlord wishes to have the property returned, notice of two months is required to be served on the tenants (this can only happen after the initial six months). We can serve the notice on your behalf, delivered by hand.