Landlord Assist

A letting agency since 2005 offering a range of letting and property management services from the complete to the occasional.

We can cover every aspect of property management, so that you are only involved in making important decisions about expenditure and policy; we can find a tenant for you and set up the tenancy only; or you can utilize our services on an ad hoc basis only when you need them.

Choose from one of our services below:

  • Full Management
  • Find a Tenant
  • Pay as you go maintenance cover
  • Pay as you go holiday cover
  • Pay as you go portal advertising
  • Pay as you go viewings

Landlord Services & Fees

On this page you will find details of the different services that we offer to landlords. Whether you have one investment property or a hundred, we believe that we have the services available to suit your requirements and your pocket.
NO
FRILLS
PLAIN
CLOTHES
SUITED
& BOOTED
BELLS
& WHISTLES
10% of first-year’s rent + VAT plus a set-up fee of £360
10% of monthly rent + VAT plus set-up fee of £360
12.5% of monthly rent + VAT plus set up fee of £360
15% of monthly rent + VAT plus set up fee of £360
Market property on property portals using professional photographs and floor plans
Find and reference tenants
Set up tenancy by preparing a tenancy agreement, including any special clauses, and arranging the completion and signature by both parties
Arrange the inventory and check-in with the tenant
Collect security deposit
Collect first month’s rent, deduct any outstanding invoices, provide a statement of account and register security deposit if required
Rent collection, deduct invoices and provide monthly statement
Keys held at office
Advising of HMRC obligations re overseas residents tax
Arrange the annual gas safety certificate and boiler service
Arrange check-out at the end of the tenancy
Arrange repairs and maintenance including 24 hour emergency cover
Arrange annual property inspection and report
Annual tax statement with advice on deductible charges
Transfer of utilities at beginning and end of tenancy
Advise on all deposit deductions
Maintenance check between tenancies/inter-tenancy management
Free rent guarantee (new tenancies only) – does not cover void periods

NO FRILLS

10% of first-year’s rent + VAT plus a set-up fee of £360
Find and reference tenants
Set up tenancy by preparing a tenancy agreement, including any special clauses, and arranging the completion and signature by both parties
Arrange the inventory and check-in with the tenant
Collect security deposit
Collect first month’s rent, deduct any outstanding invoices, provide a statement of account and register security deposit if required

PLAIN CLOTHES

10% of monthly rent + VAT plus set-up fee of £360
Market property on property portals using professional photographs and floor plans
Find and reference tenants
Set up tenancy by preparing a tenancy agreement, including any special clauses, and arranging the completion and signature by both parties
Arrange the inventory and check-in with the tenant
Collect security deposit
Collect first month’s rent, deduct any outstanding invoices, provide a statement of account and register security deposit if required
Rent collection, deduct invoices and provide monthly statement
Keys held at office
Advising of HMRC obligations re overseas residents tax
Arrange the annual gas safety certificate and boiler service
Arrange check-out at the end of the tenancy

SUITED & BOOTED

12.5% of monthly rent + VAT plus set up fee of £360
Market property on property portals using professional photographs and floor plans
Find and reference tenants
Set up tenancy by preparing a tenancy agreement, including any special clauses, and arranging the completion and signature by both parties
Arrange the inventory and check-in with the tenant
Collect security deposit
Collect first month’s rent, deduct any outstanding invoices, provide a statement of account and register security deposit if required
Rent collection, deduct invoices and provide monthly statement
Keys held at office
Advising of HMRC obligations re overseas residents tax
Arrange the annual gas safety certificate and boiler service
Arrange check-out at the end of the tenancy
Arrange repairs and maintenance including 24 hour emergency cover
Arrange annual property inspection and report
Annual tax statement with advice on deductible charges

BELLS & WHISTLES

15% of monthly rent + VAT plus set up fee of £360
Market property on property portals using professional photographs and floor plans
Find and reference tenants
Set up tenancy by preparing a tenancy agreement, including any special clauses, and arranging the completion and signature by both parties
Arrange the inventory and check-in with the tenant
Collect security deposit
Collect first month’s rent, deduct any outstanding invoices, provide a statement of account and register security deposit if required
Rent collection, deduct invoices and provide monthly statement
Keys held at office
Advising of HMRC obligations re overseas residents tax
Arrange the annual gas safety certificate and boiler service
Arrange check-out at the end of the tenancy
Arrange repairs and maintenance including 24 hour emergency cover
Arrange annual property inspection and report
Annual tax statement with advice on deductible charges
Transfer of utilities at beginning and end of tenancy
Advise on all deposit deductions
Maintenance check between tenancies/inter-tenancy management
Free rent guarantee (new tenancies only) – does not cover void periods
Set up fee for unlicensed HMOs £600 inc. VAT

The Landlord will be liable for the cost of the pre-tenancy professional clean and the inventory and check-in.
Prices are dependent on the size of the property and independent companies are employed to carry out these services.

Short Lets

20% of the total let + VAT
Setting up property for short let – by individual negotiation

HMOs

HMOs (unlicensed)
15% of monthly rent + VAT plus set up fee of £600
HMOs (licensed)
17.5% of monthly rent + VAT plus set of £1,000 (plus the cost of the licence)
Pay as you go maintenance cover
Electrician/Gas Engineer/Plumber £100 per hour
Handyman/Decorator£75 per hour
£225 per half day
£395 per full day
Appliance Repair£80 plus parts
Gardener
(includes 1 ton of green waste takeaway bag)     
(1 ton green waste takeaway bag – £13)
£100 – 3 hours minimum
£35 per hour thereafter
*If more economical then jobs priced by quote
Pay as you go holiday cover10% of rent (for relevant period)
Pay as you go portal advertising
Advertising on our website, Rightmove, On The Market and all partner sites until the property is let.  Price includes organizing viewings with SMS and email alerts£75
Pay as you go viewings
One-off 30 minute viewing  / open house£60
Up to 10 x 30 minute viewings/ open house slots until the property is let£250
Other services
Referencing tenant and verifying tenant identity£25 per tenant
Gas Safety Certificate (CP12) £100
Gas Safety Certificate and Boiler Service£165
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)From £125
Electrical Safety Certificate (EICR)From £180
Portable Appliance Test (PAT test) £75
Professional photographs and floor plan from £100
Pre-tenancy professional cleaningfrom £100
Inventory and check-in / check-out from £120
Annual and bi-annual property inspectionsfrom £60
TDS annual membership for landlords £45
Court Attendance – by special arrangement to appear at court or before a tribunal£250 per day, or part thereof
Overseas landlords not holding an HMRC Exemption Certificate – a charge for submitting quarterly returns of tax withheld to HOM Revenue and Customs£50 pa

Please contact our office for details of additional fees