Property Management Services

We are a specialised residential and commercial lettings and property management company covering the South East of England. Simply Homes 4 U has gained over 20 years experience with the emphasis on providing a personal, yet totally professional service.

Our wide range of services available to both landlord and tenant likewise enables us to design tailor made packages to fulfil all your requirements. Our advice during the introduction to your property is free of charge as is the inspection of your property and we will guide you through the whole process giving you peace of mind every step of the way.

With unsurpassed local knowledge we understand and respond to the ever rapidly changing rental market. Our expertise is at your disposal and you can be confident that your property is being looked after by people that care.

Our Market Appraisal

A thorough assessment of your property will be undertaken in which all relevant issues will be discussed in great detail with you.

Various factors need to be taken into account when advising you on how best to proceed with your lettings.

Our aim is to secure you the most suitable tenant for the best achievable current rental value.

Promoting Your Property

Once we have received your instruction Simply Homes 4 U will begin pro-actively market your property.

  • We will contact all listed tenants which will enable us to generate immediate viewings. We will accompany all viewings.
  • Erect a lettings board.
  • Zoopla logo Right Move logo Advertise your property on one of the UK's largest property, Right Move + Zoopla.
  • Advertise on our own website
  • Advertise in the local press.
  • High Street presence.

We will supply regular viewing feedback and ensure you receive maximum exposure to the property market thus achieving the right price in the shortest possible time.

Referencing Of Tenants

One of the principle functions of a Lettings Agent is the identification and referencing of a quality tenant. We will enlist the services of our credit reference company to verify their employment and financial status. The full referencing service will include a credit score, bankruptcy, court judgements, anti fraud checks plus verifying landlord and employer's references. There is no charge to the landlord for this service. As the Landlord we will discuss with you whether you would like us to find you a tenant only or find a tenant and manage your property throughout the tenancy.

  • Our Tenant Introduction & Let Only Service is designed to find you a tenant and then set up your tenancy. From the commencement of the tenancy, the day to day running and responsibility of management will then pass to you.
  • Our Let & Rent Collection Service is designed for the landlord who needs a specialist letting agent to negotiate the best terms on his behalf and collect the rent throughout the tenancy but does not require a full property management service.
  • Our Full Management Service provides in addition to collecting the rent, regular checks and reports of property and tenants, transferring of utilities, keeping all certificates up to date, liaising with your tenant and maintenance carried out on your behalf with your instruction at trade to enable you to be hassle free.

Tenant Introduction & Let Only Service

  • Rental valuation of the property
  • Advertise the property with a To Let board, the High Street, local newspapers, Zoopla and Simply Homes 4 U website.
  • Arrange and attend viewings and provide the landlord with regular updates.
  • Advise the landlord of potential tenants.
  • Upon landlords approval apply for fully comprehensive tenant referencing.
  • Supply tenancy agreements.
  • Advise tenant(s) of the procedure for registering with utility suppliers and issue the properties EPC and Gas Safety Certificate.
  • Collect deposit and advance rent.
  • Forwards all documentation to the landlord.
  • Forward all agreed payments to the landlord and supply first month statement.

Simply Homes 4 U's Tenant Introduction & Let Only service is a one off payment of 2 weeks of the first months rent payable once the tenant is in situ. For this fee the landlord will receive all of the above procedures. Once the tenant(s) have moved into the property the management and rent collection becomes solely the responsibility of the landlord.

Let & Rent Collection Service

  • Arrange monthly rent collection and remit to landlord (after deductions).
  • Chase and pursue any late/missed rental payments and if necessary, providing advise on any arrears.
  • Supply monthly statements to the landlord.
  • Filter calls from tenant to landlord.

Simply Homes 4 U's Let & Rent Collection service is charged at a monthly charge of 7% and a one off payment of 2 weeks of the first months rent payable once the tenant is in situ. For these fee's the landlord will receive the procedures of those included in our Tenant Introduction & Let Only service plus those stated below.

Full Management Service

  • Check in tenants, Issue and hold copy keys.
  • Read Utility meters and registers tenant(s) details with the suppliers. (Gas, Electric and Council Tax)
  • Familiarise tenant(s) with the properties appliances and equipment.
  • Register the deposit with the DPS (Deposit Protection Scheme) and provide the tenant(s) with the Deposit Certificate and Prescribed Information, as required by law.
  • Quarterly Inspections carried out with written reports supplied to the landlord.
  • Take all calls from the tenant(s) 24 hours a day.
  • Maintain the property and arrange any repairs that may arise during the tenancy, using our maintenance team at trade cost. (The landlord will always be consulted before any repair works go ahead).
  • Arrange check out and liaise with the landlord for re-letting.

Simply Homes 4 U's Full Management service is charged at 7% of the rental per month and a one off payment of 2 weeks of the first months rent payable once the tenant is in situ. This monthly charge is negotiable dependent on multiple properties be fully managed by Simply Homes 4 U. In receipt of these fee's the landlord will receive all procedures of those included in BOTH our services above plus those stated below.

Specialists in Block Management

At Simply Homes 4U we've listened to our clients and developed property management services to accommodate you specific needs - delivering tailored solutions that allow our team to manage your block in the most effective way possible. We can provide a bespoke system that offers the flexibility you need - freeing your directors to make discretionary expenditure as required without the maintain of paperwork, emails and phone calls - we just contact you with the simple facts.

We can provide a level of management that meets your requirements - offering a total hands on approach or stopping back to put control of the day-to-day management in your hands. This versatility has helped Simply Homes 4U to become one of the best block management companies available to you. Our advice gives you the freedom to enjoy greater benifits from your property investment.

Our management packages are bespoke so for further details such as costings please do not hesitate to contact us as we are always happy to assist. Our management proposals are of course free of charge.

Is it hard to change your block management company? NO - we have everything you need right here with a normal transition period of about 5 days. We work when you need us - with emergency assistance available 24 hours a day.

For additional information on the services we provide please contact us or call us on 01843 588101.

Contact Details

01843 588101

1 Cliffsend Farm Cottages
Cliffsend Road
CT12 5JG

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