A straightforward and rewarding experience

Letting your property

Scott Estates will work with you, the Landlord, to ensure a straightforward, stress-free and rewarding experience from start to end. We will endeavour to meet your individual needs and requirements to ensure that we tailor our services accordingly.

WHY US?

With 24 years experience within the letting industry, we will seek to allocate the most suitable Tenant for you and your property as quickly as we can, by using our extensive data base of applicants ready to move into their dream home.

All our clients are in safe hands, as we are members of the ARLA Propertymark ensuring maximum protection for clients; offering Client Money Protection, Professional Indemnity Insurance and we are members on an independent redress scheme. As members, we are fully up-to date with the continuous changes in legislation. We also have access to a fully dedicated legal team.

Scott Estates are also proud members National Landlord's Association and receive training from the industry and recognised Housing Law specialists.

Our friendly team will work tirelessly to attract the widest possible audience, via social media, 'To Let' boards and market leading property websites.

DO YOU KNOW YOUR OBLIGATIONS AS A LANDLORD?

We will give you the relevant guidance! But did you know that in most cases, you should advise your mortgage lender of your plans to let your property and you may also require permission from the Freeholder if you own your flat.

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Some important points of Housing laws and regulations to consider are:-

  • The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998
  • Housing Act 2004 and Smoke Detectors Act 1991
  • The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994
  • Landlord & Tenant Act 1985
  • The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificate and Inspections) (England & Wales) Regulations 2007
  • Housing Act 2004 - Tenancy Deposit Protection
  • The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) regulations 2015
  • Hastings Borough Council Selective Licensing Scheme
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STRESS FREE

We aim to remove all the stress that comes with letting a property, by accompanying prospective tenants on viewings, carrying out tenant referencing including credit / employment checks and obtaining existing Landlord references.

Our experience in dealing with commercial and private Landlords means that we are confident our services can be suited to match each Landlords personal requirement.

OUR PROCEDURE

When a suitable applicant is secured, all appropriate monies will be collected in advance and a move in appointment is agreed. Once the Tenancy Agreement is signed and completed a digital inventory of the condition will be produced and presented to both Tenant and Landlord.

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SERVICES WE OFFER

  • Marketing
  • Providing Energy Performance Certificates
  • Tenant referencing
  • Production of tenancy agreements
  • Digital inventory/schedule of condition
  • Check-in and check-out
  • Gas Safety check
  • Electrical Certificate
  • Registration of tenant deposit
  • Meter readings
  • Rent collection with client statements and electronic transfer of funds
  • Property inspections
  • Negotiating tenancy renewals

We also have a full repair and maintenance call out service, in order to protect the very fabric of your home.

We believe all charging rates should be transparent, with our application fees for Tenants per property are £240 inc VAT.

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introduction Starter Level Service

Our most popular service to Landlords is the introduction starter level, where we locate and secure suitable tenants bespoke to your property, all tenants are referenced and are then interviewed. Subject to positive results, we report to our Clients and offer the property, we then produce the tenancy agreement, we then carry out a digital survey recording the condition of the property at the moment of the move in, with copies passed to both parties on disc, we arrange and insure the deposit, serve the prescribed information to tenants, we even produce to the Landlord a compliant copy template for the future rent reminders and then finally produce copy keys to complete the process.

It is then handed back for the Landlord to take over control. All this service for just 72% inclusive of VAT of the months rent as commission and £60.00 inc VAT per document mentioned in the above process. Isn't it time you considered a new approach?

Call our friendly team now for a no obligation discussion on your letting needs.

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