There are some unscrupulous letting agents around, whose application of fees for their tenants has prompted the government to introduce a ban. But, while this has been a cause for celebration for some, agents that weren’t abusing the system are also going to see losses that they will have to make up for elsewhere.
Tracy Wardle from Abode Property Management on Lettings
A tenant from hell is someone who refuses to pay rent and damages your property. Although tenants from hell may always slip through the net you can protect yourself by employing an agent who will screen prospective tenants thoroughly with interviews, reference checks, home visits and good, old-fashioned gut instinct.
Letting agents make the lives of landlords easier and free up their time to grow their businesses. A good letting agent will be inspecting the property regularly and making sure that everything is in order. From checking gutters and drains to making sure your tenants are happy a letting agent can be indispensable.
There is no question that the rental market in Manchester has changed a great deal over recent years. New rules and legislation have made the industry increasingly complex and expensive and many landlords have decided to sell. But, all is not lost. With the right processes in place, there is still profit to had, investing […]
As a landlord looking for a good letting agent to manage your properties, there are things you will want to check up on before you commit. The most important to make sure of is that they are following the rules, to the letter because if they are not, then serving notice to your tenant, should […]
The demand in the Manchester rental market is very high at the moment where letting agents are regularly seeing their properties let on the first day they are open for viewings. This is most true of areas that are those close to the city centre but this trend also applies to outliers in Greater Manchester […]