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Landlords Services and Charges  

We know there are many reasons people become landlords. Whether you want us to wholly manage your proeprty, collect the rent for you or help find tenants - we have a package for you. 

Compare our plans to see which best suits your needs. 

Fully Managed
Rent Collection
Tenant Find
What's included in Fully Managed:
What's included in Rent Collection:
What's included in Tenant Find:
Fully Managed
Rent Collection
Tenant Find
Prepare full property details including floor plans
Organise EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) to be carried out in accordance with pre-marketing regulations
Property details will appear on our website davistate.com and property portals for added exposure
Email and text details to prospective Tenants, corporate contacts and relocation agents
Regularly produce Property Marketing update reports
Qualify potential Tenants
Negotiate terms on behalf of our Landlords
Advise on issues of compliance
Preparation of the Tenancy Agreement
Arrange for Inventory and end of tenancy check out
Obtain references through an independent referencing company including employment, previous Landlords, credit check and electoral registration, Right to Rent checks
Produce offer letters for both Landlord and Tenant to confirm the let
Legal documentation; prepare a tenancy, advise on standard amendments, exchanging of the tenancy
Register deposit with a Tenancy Deposit Scheme
Upon request arrange Electrical Installation Certificate
Transfer and prepare files for disputed deposits to Tenancy Deposit Scheme for arbitration
Confirm deposit return with Tenancy Deposit Scheme
Disperse the deposit
Transfer of services with closing meter readings
Upon instruction find a new Tenant at the end of the Tenancy (introduction fee applies)
Upon request arrange Landlord’s Gas Safety Certificate
Arrange annual gas safety check
Arrange pre-tenancy property conformity regulations are met
Arrange cleaning and gardening
Arrange an Independent Inventory and check-in
Transfer council tax and services into the Tenant’s name
Collect all monthly payments in advance by standing order into our Client account
Electronically pay all Landlords the net rental promptly on receipt of payment
Chase rent arrears
Monthly account statements, annual tax returns – available on an online log-in system
Seek agreement from Landlord and Tenant for renewal beyond initial tenancy term
Carry out an annual rent review based on market conditions and comparisons
Prepare renewal documents
Arrange the check-out with the Independent Inventory clerk
Provide both Landlord and Tenant with the check-out report
Obtain agreement from both Landlord and Tenant; instruct agreed works to be carried out
Disperse non-disputed amount
Serve notice
Compile a Property Welcome Pack for all Tenants to help them settle into the property. This includes instruction manuals and emergency assistance.
Pre-tenancy inspection – your Property Manager will arrange a meeting with you before you leave the country to go through the management of the property
Comply with the Inland Revenue Overseas Landlord Scheme. We recommend Landlords apply to join the HMRC overseas scheme to receive rent without deduction
Use of log-in remote access
Compile a Property Welcome Pack for all Tenants to help them settle into the property. This includes instruction manuals and emergency assistance.
Visit the property 6-8 weeks after the Tenants move in, thereafter on a periodic basis during the tenancy
Prepare an inspection report on the condition of the property, raising any issues or improvements needed
Carry out any necessary actions arising from the inspection

Landlord charges

ActivityCharge
Marketing & Move In Process£500
Optional Independent Marketing£POA
Energy Performance Certification£100
Land Registry Search£5
Amendment of Tenancy£90
Withdrawal from Tenancy£500
Deposit Protection/set up£48
Gas Safety Certificate

£114

Gas Safety Certification and Boiler Service (includes up to 3 items being tested) £144
Risk Assessment£115 

Inventory Fees

Property TypeActivityCharge
Studio/1 BedMake/Key Handover £180
 Check Out£125
2 BedMake/Key Handover£205
 Check Out£145
3 BedMake/Key Handover£230
 Check Out£165
4 BedMake/Key Handover£270
 Check Out£180
5 BedMake/Key Handover£320
 Check Out£235
6 Bed £POA
Saturday Key HandoverAdditional Charge£65

Electrical Safety Certification Fees

Property TypeCharge
Studio/1 Bed£165
2 Bed£185
3 Bed£215
4 Bed£245
5 Bed plus£POA
  

There will be an additional charge of £35.00 if electric heating is present.

Other charges - Fully Managed / Rent Collection

ActivityCharge
During Tenancy 
Attendance Fee£65 per hour
Non-exempt Overseas Landlord tax administration£120 per year
Tenancy Renewal & Rent Review 
Preparation of a renewal/extension agreement£135
Deposit Protection/annual renewal£48
Deposit Dispute Administration Fee£180
Optional Services 
Vacant Property Management

Standard % pcm

Property Refurbishment12% of the total invoice
Change of Occupier£135 

Other charges - Tenant Find

ActivityCharge
Annual Let only Fee50% of one month's rent
Optional Services 
Property Inspection£135
Vacant Property Management

£POA

Property Refurbishment12% of the total invoice
Attendance Fee£65 per hour
Non-exempt Overseas Landlord tax administration£120 per year 

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