The Letting Process
Redstones guide to letting your home

Letting Process

Maximising the return on your investment is very important so acting fast and finding a reliable tenant who will pay the optimum price is vital.To avoid the stress of having an empty property Redstones can help you in achieving this goal.

1. Accurate valuation.

Valuing your property accurately, taking into account market conditions at the time and assessing demand is vital to be able to achieve the optimum price.

Arrange a free valuation of your property click here  or telephone 01922 235 350

2. Selecting an agent.

When selecting a letting agent you should consider when they will be available to conduct viewings and the marketing your property will receive. These are vital to obtaining the optimum price for your property.

3. Presentation and marketing exposure.

Instruct Redstones to let your property and you will immediately benefit from professionally presented downloadable colour brochure with (optional 3D floor plans) that enhance and maximise the letting of your property. New easy to navigate website where we showcase your property with large internal photographs around the clock until it is let. Your property will also be featured on all the top property portals including Rightmove, Findaproperty, Primelocation, Zoopla, Look4aproperty, Propertyfinder, Globrix, Hotproperty, Thinkproperty, Propertyindex, Propertylive, Homesonview and Mintlocation and many more.

4. Safety regulations.

As a landlord, you have many obligations and regulations you must comply with, including gas safety regulations, electrical installations and furniture and furnishings supplied for the tenancy.

Our professional team at Redstones will wherever possible advise and help you to comply with your obligations, and arrange the necessary inspections.

5. Showing your property.

To be able to let your property faster, we are able to maximise viewing opportunities by showing your property evenings and weekends.

6. Referencing your tenant.

Once Redstones has found a suitable tenant for you, we instruct a professional company to carry out in-depth references on your behalf. If the tenant's references are acceptable we are then able to proceed to the next stage.

7. Property management.

As a greater number of people now rent property, many tenants prefer to rent managed properties.

With Redstones instructed to manage your property you are guaranteed around the clock professional care and attention of your property and your tenant. Redstones will take care of everything for you from collecting the rent, handling administration to assistance with more complicated issues along with around the clock emergency contact.

8. Tenancy agreement.

It is essential to have a professional agreement in place to achieve a smooth running tenancy. Redstones will draw up all the relevant paperwork and ensure that all the necessary documents are signed by both parties.

9. Inventory.

A photographic digital inventory is usually produced of the contents and condition of the property prior to the commencement of the tenancy. This will be supplied to both the landlord and the tenant.

Under the management options a written inventory detailing the contents and schedule of condition will be suppllied to both the landlord and the tenant.

10. Rent and deposit.

Redstones will collect the advance payment of rent at the start of the tenancy and the security deposit.

As legislation stipulates, Redstones, where relevant, will place the deposit within a deposit protection scheme.

11. Check in.

Redstones will ensure letters are sent out to the utilities and council tax office transferring into the name of your tenant and handing over the keys.

Congratulations, your property is now let!

To arrange a free valuation of your property please click here or contact your local office for more information.

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I felt that I must write to thank you for the excellent service your company ‘Redstones’ has provided with the letting of my apartment and retaining a high level of occupancy. It put my mind at rest at this time of turbulence that your dedicated staff are always on-hand to help to obtain tenants in a speedy and efficient manner. I would like to thank you for all your help and assistance during the whole process. I would heartily recommend you for your professionalism, guidance and friendly help.....

Dave Slattery

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