Landlords – we understand your rental property is one of your biggest assets, and that you depend on it to perform for you for years to come.
Whether you have 1 or 100 properties, most landlords are looking for stable, long-term, respectful tenants who pay on time and look after your property.
Abbey Sales and Lettings selects only the most reliable, secure and professional tenants for you, including USAF personnel. We take every possible step to ensure that your experience as a landlord is as risk and hassle free as possible. After all, good quality tenancies create happy landlords and give the best returns!
We understand also that you don’t want to spend your free time dealing with the day-to-day running of your tenancy, so we offer a range of services to allow you to choose your preferred level of involvement.
By delivering a first-class tenant, removing the hassle and much of the risk, you can let your property via Abbey Sales and Lettings with confidence. Many of our landlords have gone on to refer family and friends to us, which we take as the highest of compliments!
Many of our landlords also engage us to manage their property. Whether you have a lack of time, perhaps aren’t local, you want to be at arms length, or you find the task of self-management daunting, get in touch to see how we can help!
Perhaps you are simply unhappy with your current agent’s service, if so let us tell you how we do things differently!
We include full rent guarantee protection as standard. If the tenancy falls into arrears, ordinarily you foot the bill, but we have a promise. If your tenant doesn’t pay; we will! (T&C’s)
We include legal cost and eviction cover as standard. In the unlikely event that you need to evict a tenant, other agencies leave you to deal with this yourself AND cover the costs. We take care of all of this for you.
We handle all of the maintenance for you in house. Our maintenance department first establishes where responsibility lies. We don’t just automatically pass the cost to you. We try to fix the problem with the tenant, rather than reaching for your chequebook. If we need to call a tradesperson, we only use local, tried-and-tested and competitive associates. We don’t centralise or sub-contract your maintenance, or divert the maintenance work-load to a call-centre.
We will inspect your property every 12 weeks. Yes every three months and that’s a promise! Many agencies commit to regular visits, but this often doesn’t happen or is less often than promised. We check your tenant is complying with the tenancy agreement and plan routine maintenance with you, so your property stays smart and safe, with the maintenance cost spread.
We collect the rent and pay you promptly. We use easy-to-read statements in clear English, sent straight to you via email. Why make things more complicated than necessary?
We regularly review the rent to keep it in line with the market. This is often overlooked by agents. Instead of ending up out of pocket as rents rise, rest assured that Abbey Sales and Lettings will be on the ball, keeping your property working as hard as possible for you without pushing your tenant away.
We organise regular contract renewals on your behalf. Many agents are happy to let your tenancy roll on into a month-to-month arrangement after the first year. To give you certainty of occupation into the future, we work with our tenants and landlords to ensure stable, reliable tenancies remain in place.
We handle all negotiations with tenants. Sadly, sometimes it is necessary to retain some or all of a deposit, which often creates conflict with a tenant. Many agents will pass this part of the process to you, but we will handle everything for you; you won’t need to do anything.
We look after all safety checks and servicing. We will automatically track and renew any safety certification required to keep your property compliant and handle any service arrangements you have.
I would just like to express my thanks for the sterling effort you put in, taking over from scratch the
property management of the bungalow, and being able to move in a new tenant, literally within 3
weeks of receiving instructions. The process with the former tenant moving out and organising viewing
whilst he was in occupation was near seamless and hassle free. You been professional throughout,
been keen to provide updates and your client care has really raised the bar. The previous Letting
Agent who originally managed the property for us were a very poor second to the service provided to
date. Your enthusiasm and friendly manner put us both at ease, especially when the dealings have
been from afar. Abbey are a credit to their profession and I have no hesitation in recommending Abbey
Sales & Lettings to any Landlord who is looking for an Agent to take care of their property”.
Mr & Mrs K, Leeds