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Our Services for Landlords & Our Fees

At Hamilton Piers we believe every Landlord deserves a Premium Service, regardless of how many properties you let. 

 

We believe you and your property deserve an award-winning service and of course the very best tenant/s out there!

For this reason we endeavour to provide you, the Landlord, with an unparalleled service from the get go and assure that your rental property benefits from the optimum marketing coverage (locally, nationwide, online, and into London), with the objective to leave no stone unturned in the search for the ideal tenant/s. 

 

Once an interested party has been found and we have agreed both the contract length and monthly rental amount we immediately employ the very experienced services of our friends at Property Stop - our local property managers company who work alongside us to guarantee you, the Landlord, continue to receive a premium service. 

 

Prior to moving any further with the proposed tenant Property Stop assure the tenant has passed in-depth referencing and the mandatory Right to Rent checks. 

 

Through our relationship with Property Stop we can also boast an around-the-clock package for all fully managed properties - for you and your tenant - with an out of hour emergency service to assure your home the best of care 24/7, 365 days a year. 

 

At Hamilton Piers we also believe in complete transparency when it comes to our Landlord Fees.

Our Tenant Find Fee is 100% plus VAT of the first month’s rent (120% incl vat, deductible from the first month’s rent).

Should you wish to unload yourself the burden of self management and employ us on a Full Management basis our monthly management fee down is 12% plus VAT of the gross monthly rent (14.4% incl vat, deductible from month two’s rent onwards).

*Either of the above fees are negotiable if you instruct Hamilton Piers to look aftre the rental of more than one of your investment properties.

With either of our available services (tenant find only or full management) our service will also include:-

- A FREE PROFESSIONAL INVENTORY with QUARTERLY CHECKS

- FREE TENANT CHECK IN & CHECK OUT SERVICE

- FREE DEPOSIT PLACEMENT

- AROUND THE CLOCK CONTACT – with our exclusive out-of-hour service operating 24/7, 365 days a year! (Only applicable to full management option)

In addition to our above quoted fees the only other mandatory fee chargeable to all landlords (whether choosing a tenant find only or full management service) will be a one-off setup fee per tenancy of £100 plus vat (£120 incl vat) This fee will cover full tenant referencing (regardless of how many tenants we put through the application process) and provide you, the landlord, Legal Cover (for the length of the contract) to cover you in the unlikely event of evicting a tenant.

Should, for any reason, you want further protection we do also offer an optional full legal & rental guarantee insurance. In the event of any difficulties this would guarantee your rent for the term of the tenancy agreement as well as all associated legal costs and would be charged at an additional £100 plus vat (£120 incl vat).

We generally work to achieve a standard 12 month tenancy, with break clauses available upon request, but will always endeavour to seek tenants looking to take our properties on for a significantly longer term if possible. Regardless of the contract length, if they did look to renew the tenancy agreement at the end of the initial period and unlike most other local agents, we would NOT charge an additional tenant find fee upon renewal!

Please note: should you have opted for the additional rental guarantee insurance and would like to extend that for an additional 12 month period this will be re-charged at £100 plus vat (£120 incl vat). Rental guarantee insurance is only available for the second term if this was taken out from the initial agreement.

AN AWARD-WINNING FIVE STAR SERVICE…

As a company we very much pride ourselves on our Service of Excellence Promise which has led us to become the agent with the most 5* Customer Reviews in Mid-Essex (on Yell.com, based on all 295 registered agents to this area) and WINNERS of the Essex Business Excellence Awards, WINNERS of The Guild of Property Professionals Awards for East Anglia, and WINNERS of the prestigious ESTAS Awards for the South East (the highest regarded awards system for our industry because it is solely judged on customer feedback!). All of these triumphs allow us, the staff here at Hamilton Piers Estate Agents, to be proud of the service we provide and allow us to offer our customers the peace of mind that they are dealing with the best of the best!

THE OPTIMUM COVERAGE…

As part of our Lettings Marketing Package your property would be guaranteed comprehensive advertising locally, nationally and in to London via an unbeatable nationwide coverage. This would include extensive web-based advertising on social media and the UK’s top property portals – including Rightmove, Zoopla and On The Market - plus local advertising via our local property showrooms within the Mid-Essex area (and the various local newspapers and magazine publications used by those branches).  In short, it will hopefully be hard for us not to find you a tenant!

THE GUILD OF PROPERTY PROFESSIONALS & PROPERTY STOP…

As exclusive members of The Guild of Professional Estate Agents for your area your home will also benefit from our Nationwide Network of 800 Offices - with a referral system in place between all of our offices to ensure your home the optimum coverage at all times. Plus, via our exclusive membership to The Guild, you can rest assured that Hamilton Piers are the perfect choice of letting agents as we are duty bound to practice the strictest levels of professionalism via the Guild’s Code of Conduct day in, day out – with all of our Letting Consultants being qualified Associate Members of The Guild of Property Professionals.

In addition to our membership with The Guild we have also teamed up with our very local friends at Property Stop – our management company who allow us to boast our 24/7 tenant & landlord service, and who on our behalf assure that no matter how busy us estate agents get you as our client always receive our trademark Service of Excellence throughout the entire tenancy agreement… and beyond!

ALL THE REQUIRED TOOLS TO GET YOU MOVING…

In summary, I am absolutely certain Hamilton Piers have all the required tools to find you that perfect tenant and look after your home as if it was our own!

Thank you very much again for reading what Hamilton Piers are able to offer.

Should of course you need any further advice or would like to call us for a FREE RENTAL VALUATION then please do get in touch with us at your local Hamilton Piers branch.

 

 

Quick Fees...

 

- Tenant Find Fee: 1 months rent +VAT (120% incl vat, of first month's rent)

- Management Fee: 12% of monthly rent +VAT (14.4% incl vat, from month two onwards)

- £100+VAT (£120 incl vat, applicable to all landlords) for tenant referencing, 12 months legal protection, and eviction insurance 

- Professional Inventory: Included FREE OF CHARGE from Property Stop**

- Rental Guarantee Insurance: Optional addition; charged at £100+VAT (£120 incl vat) for properties let at £2,500 per calendar month or £200+VAT (£240 incl vat) for those over £2,500pcm. 

 

- Energy Performance Certificate: £99

 

- CO2 / Smoke Alarms: Quote available upon request. 

 

- Gas Safety Certificate: £60 +VAT (£72 incl vat, via Property Stop)

 

We do not charge for amending tenancies during the tenancy, Inventories, checking in tenants, and checking out tenants - these are all part of our service for full management. 

 

*These are legal requirements and can be arranged privately by a landlord as long as the appropriate certification is provided to us and the tenants as stated in law or can be arranged via ourselves at the above costs

**Free of charge with either service, subject to full fees as stated above. 

 

We are members of The Guild of Property Professionals and Full Members of The Property Ombudsman.

At Hamilton Piers we do not handle client money - all client monies are handled on our behalf by Property Stop Ltd who is a member of Client Money Protect (membership number: CMP004489). Please click here to see their CMP Certificate.

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Contact us

Hamilton Piers
7 The Square
Great Notley
CM77 7WT
Tel: 01376 341141
Email: notley@hamiltonpiers.co.uk

 

Chelmsford Property Centre
4 Torquay Road
Springfield
Chelmsford  CM1 6NF
Tel: 01245 269777
Email: chelmsford@hamiltonpiers.co.uk

 

The Old Post Office
1-3 The Street
Hatfield Peverel
Essex  CM3 2DL
Tel: 01245 381 416
Email: hamiltonpiershp@aol.co.uk​

 

Prestige Homes
7 The Square
Great Notley
CM77 7WT
Tel: 01245 956622
Email: prestigehomes@hamiltonpiers.co.uk

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