5 Top Tips for Choosing an Agent

Before choosing who to entrust your property to, consider the following helpful tips...

1.    Consider what is your highest priority?
Whether it be a fast let, a quality tenant, or the highest possible rental yield, our team at Belvoir Welwyn are highly trained specialists who work to get the best let possible for you and your property. Finding a quality tenant can be one of the more challenging hurdles when letting a property; but when it’s done right, you can achieve regular income at the right level for your property. We work to strict rental criteria and requirements, so you can be safe in the knowledge that we will find the perfect tenants for you.

2.    Managed or Let only?
Before choosing your agent have a think about how much you want them to be involved. We can discuss our service options with you in more detail at a property appraisal to help you make the right choice for you.

3.    Shop around.
Here at Belvoir Welwyn we understand that you might want to consider your options before deciding who to entrust your most valuable asset to. We are happy to discuss any other offers you may have received from other agents, in regards to fees or levels of service.
However, we already know that your property will be handled best by our team, so for more information on becoming a Belvoir landlord please Click Here and contact us without delay!

4.    Read the paperwork.
Make sure you understand what you are signing. Whilst it might sound simple, sometimes the amount of information provided within contracts can seem overwhelming. Our team are always on hand to help explain or provide you with more clarifications on any points included in our contracts.

5.    Protect yourself.
Lettings agents do not have to be part of any regulated bodies, however professional companies will choose to invest in themselves, in order to provide the best service for their landlords and tenants. Look out for agents that are members of;

  • ARLA | PropertyMark (Association of Residential Letting Agents)
  • SAFE AGENT
  • TPO (The Property Ombudsman)
  • TDS (Tenancy Deposit Scheme)
  • DPS (Deposit Protection Service) – (or other deposit protection schemes)

Arrange a free market appraisal

If you’re a landlord, looking to let or you’re just interested in how much your property might be worth, the best way to get an accurate and detailed understanding is through a free one-to-one appraisal with one of our experienced local agents. Request an appraisal with us using the form below.

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