Rental services

The 'DIY' Package - Aimed at the Self-Serving Landlord £85 +VAT (One off fee - Advertising on Rightmove & Zoopla for 90 Days) 

x2 Full Reference & Credit Checks

Step 1 - Notify us of your interest and we will email you over our registration form. 

Step 2 - Send over your completed registration form with all your property photos for us to advertise. 

Step 3 - We'll advertise your property on all major property websites, including Zoopla, Rightmove & Prime Location.

Step 4 - We filter tenant enquiries based on your requirements. We always gain permission from the tenant before passing on contact details.

Step 5  - You arrange to meet the interested tenant(s) at your property and organise tenancy agreements.

Rightmove Only - Aimed at the Self-Serving landlord - £59 + VAT  (One off fee - Advertising on Rightmove for 90 Days)

x2 Full Reference & Credit Checks

Step 1 - Notify us of your interest and we will email you over our registration form. 

Step 2 - Send over your completed registration form with all your property photos for us to advertise. 

Step 3 - We'll advertise your property on Rightmove

Step 4 - We filter tenant enquiries based on your requirements. We always gain permission from the tenant before passing on contact details.

Step 5  - You arrange to meet the interested tenant(s) at your property and organise tenancy agreements.


Full Management & Let Only Package - 

Full Management - No Setting up Fee & Only 8% + VAT taken off your rental income each month.

** 8% for the first 6 months, then an increase to 10%.

Let Only - One of fee of £240 Including VAT

Our Full Management & Let Only services include the following:

  • Free Rental Appraisal
  • Advertising on Our Web page, To Let Board and Zoopla
  • Detailed Tenancy Referencing/Credit Check
  • A Detailed Inventory of the Property (* Additional Fee)
  • Collecting of the Bond & Registering with the DPS (The Deposit Protection Service)
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement
  • Regular Property Inspections
  • Supervision of any Works that may need to be carried out by our qualified tradesmen
  • Informing Utilities
  • Rent guarantee (price to be quoted)
  • Expertise in dealing with housing benefit tenants
  • Rent Collection and Accounting

We can also arrange for Gas and Electrical certificates, Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) price to quoted.
Tenants bond will be held in a deposit scheme DPS.

Our Rental Fees

Renting

  • Full Management: NO SETTING UP FEE & Only 10% + VAT taken off rental each month. FOR ALL OF THE ABOVE SERVICES
  • For multiple property portfolios we can offer reductions on our standard charges
  • Fees for Letting only (finders fee) £240 Inc VAT deducted from the 1st months rent. FOR ALL OF THE ABOVE SERVICES
  • Extension of the Tenancy with existing tenant(s) no additional charge to the landlord re-letting in the event of the initial tenant(s) or the tenancy expires and the agents are required to find other tenant(s) the fee will be £90.00 Incl VAT

Tenant/s Fees

  • Administration Fee -
  • One reference and credit check £210.00 Inc VAT 
  • Two references and credit check £240.00 Inc VAT
  • Three references and credit check £270.00 Inc VAT   (18 Years and over).

Payment of the Holding Deposit ensures that the accommodation will not be offered to any other applicant by this company until after the planned commencement date. This is a NON – REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT and will be forfeit as liquidated damages in the event that you withdraw or otherwise fail to take up the tenancy by or on the planned commencement date. If, however, this Agency or the Landlord decline to grant the tenancy it will be refunded, less the Agency Admin Fee(s). 

The proposed tenancy is offered ‘subject to contract’ and is conditional upon:

a) The Receipt of satisfactory references and/or guarantees

b) The Receipt of cleared funds

c) The signing by all parties of the tenancy agreement.

  • Renewal Contract £25.00 for either 6 or 12 months at a time.

Inventories

A hard copy written out from a video of the property plus a photo inventory portfolio  - photographs taken of each room. Each tenant/s & Landlord will need to sign, print and date each photo at the inventory appointment we arrange with the tenant prior to their tenancy agreement. Both Tenant & Landlord will have copies of both inventories. Including any receipts of cleaning carpet, oven and general home clean prior to the tenant moving in. These will have to be supplied by the landlord or if instructed to carry out the work on behalf of the landlord, Longshoot Properties will supply the receipts and attach copies to each inventory for both parties.  - £90.00 Incl VAT

Having photographic evidence that has been signed and dated before the tenant moves in could help you avoid a dispute in the future.

Maintenance / Refurbishment

At Longshoot Properties we pride ourselves in our low cost maintenance service to landlords. That’s why we only use our staff to maintain our properties. This guarantees the quality at the lowest cost and ultimately maintains your return on investment with no hassle.

We can deal with either partial or total refurbishment of properties, if you wish us to undertake this work, we will be happy to discuss this with you.

Tenant Eviction/Legal Services

Tenant Eviction / Legal Service

Tenant Eviction Legal Assistance for Landlords.

It is a reality that despite references and credit checks, occasionally landlords can be unfortunate enough to have problem tenants. Should this be the case Longshoot Properties offer a In-House Solicitor Service, the landlord doesn’t need to do a thing we sort everything out from Notice of Eviction, Court Attendance and Bailiff Eviction with our standard pricing structure this means you know what you will pay:

Fixed Fees – Possession Claims

Step One – Drafting Notices: £75 plus VAT

Step Two – Possession Claims:

Accelerated Procedure (No rent arrears): £850 (Inc VAT & Court fee)

Court route** (Possession + Rent arrears): £1050 (Inc VAT & Court fee)

Step Three – Eviction using bailiffs: £150 (Inc VAT & Court fee***)

**Additional charges may be payable depending on which court the matter is issued.
*** Court fee for warrant of possession to be enforced by court bailiff is £110

Claims for rent arrears/damage to property in Small Claims Court

These types of claims will be dealt with on an individual basis. From experience, no claim is ever the same. We will need to review the matter before agreeing a price with the landlord.

Advice on enforcing judgments obtained in the small claims by way of attachment of earnings/bailiffs action etc. will be discussed thereafter.

Tenant Tracing

No Search, No Fee Trace: £60 Incl VAT

Rent arrears letters/letter before action

Cost to open file and sent letter to tenant and to report outcome to landlord: £33.00 Incl VAT

Any subsequent pro forma letter charged at £13.20 Incl VAT

If you would like any further information please contact us.

 

Unhappy?

Please give us the opportunity to put things right

We know sometimes things can go wrong and we take complaints very seriously, so if you are not happy with our lettings department or the service you have received we will always do our best to put things right.

When you call or write to us, one of our lettings team will manage the enquiry and they will do all they can to solve your issue straight away.

Making a complaint

First step

Ring 02476 395888 – speak to the lettings team. Cassie Wheeler, Charlotte Harrison or Chris Morris

Or email mail@longshootproperties.com

Write to Lettings Department Longshoot properties Ltd, 22-26 Coleshill Road, Nuneaton, CV10 0NY

What we will do:

We are committed to resolving the complaint and will keep in touch with you regarding the complaint.

Second Step:

In the unlikely event that we have been unable to resolve your complaint or you remain unhappy you can ask to speak/write to Jane Morris Managing Director of Longshoot Properties, or contact Jane on 02476 395888 or email: jane@longhootproperties.com

Jane will review all the actions and all the correspondence between Longshoot Properties, tenant and Landlord. You will receive a final response letter explaining her final position within 15 days.

If you have followed steps 1 and 2

If you have received our final response letter or we haven’t been unable to resolve your complaint within 8 weeks you have the right to take your complaint to Ombudsmen Services: Letting

 

You can contact The Property Ombudsman

Milford House

43 – 45 Milford Street

Salisbury

Wiltshire

www.tpos.co.uk

Telephone number 01722 333306