Five key facts and reasons to consider hiring a professional property manager
As well as saving you headaches, Landlords can reduce their tax liability through claming back the/any money spent on employing a Property Manager and Property Management Fees.
Do get specialist Landlord Insurance. We always recommend policies which have an emergency call-out for plumbing, heating and any other urgent problems. We also recommend that you are fully aware of your local Water Supplier's policies too.
Prevention is better than anything else! Make sure that your property is regularly inspected to confirm everything is in good order. By checking your property you'll be able to easily find out if your tenants have any issues too. Tenants who feel looked after are more inclined to both look after your property and stay there longer too, it's a real win, win for all!
Draw up an annual schedule of certificate checks for the property including:
As well as showing your own professionalism, these organisations offer a range of benefits to their members, which include:
An Electrician, a registered Gas Safe Engineer, a Locksmith, a Painter and Decorator, A General Builder and Carpenter and a Fire Safety Professional. Where possible have pre-agreed prices for work with all of these (especially Locksmiths who's call out fees vary greatly).
My City Nest let and manage properties on behalf of Landlords throughout London, so it's essential that we have reliable consistent emergency maintenance procedures in place which cover all eventualities! The Tips within the post form part of these procedures and we hope that you have found them useful. Whether you're a part-time Landlord, full-time Landlord or a Property Fund Manager, A professional property management team can help your property navigate the maintenance - heavy winter months.
So if you're about to start renting your property contact us today, to arrange a free, no obligation, discovery meeting. Call us on 07468 866 205 or drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll help you get the best return from your property, with the added peace of mind, that everything is taken care of.