2022 is just around the corner and the New Year is seen as a time to re-evaluate and re-organise. Have you given your current property investments thought lately?
Here are some questions to ask yourself:
- When did my letting agent last offer a rent review?
- Do I know how to maximise my rental yield?
- Is my rental yield in line with the property market trends?
- Am I satisfied with my current letting agent?
- Does my letting agent offer the right services for my needs?
Whether you have a residential or commercial property to let, it’s important to make sure you are getting the most out of your property investment and that your letting agent is able to meet your needs.
If the answer to any of the questions above is no, it’s time to review your situation to make sure you gain maximum return on your investment. If you are a private landlord and feel overwhelmed with the amount of legislation and management issues of your property, it could be time to instruct a qualified and accredited lettings and property management agent.
If you already have a letting agency looking after your property but feel concerned about the level of service you receive, then it’s time to consider changing agent.
What shall you look for in a letting agent?
You want to find a letting agent who will:
- listen to your needs and requirements as a landlord
- find the best ways to ensure you are making the most of your investment
- always keep you in the loop with regular communication
It’s also very important to make sure your letting agent is up to date with the latest legislation and regulations, knows the current market trends for property rentals in your area and can give reliable advice and guidance about rental yields, protecting your rent and the value of your property investment.
To help you decide on a letting agent firstly check out their website to ensure they are a credible and reliable business in your local area. Take a look at their offerings and what kind of properties they deal with. Make sure to read reviews so you know what to expect and find out what other landlords say about the service they provided.
Want to change letting agents?
Have you been thinking about your current letting agent and the way they’re handling your investment or portfolio of properties? If you have lost confidence in them and you’re questioning their service, we have just the answer.
At Redstones, we offer a unique and simple “Switch Agents” programme that allows you to transfer to us. This innovative programme means you don’t have to be stuck with your current agent or feel stressed about the prospect of switching agent. We’ll handle the paperwork and the necessary steps to switching.
Let your property with Willenhall experts
The proactive team at Redstones have years of experience helping landlords find the right tenants, manage their property and maximise rental yields.
If you’re looking to let your property, the first step is to find out what your monthly lettings income would be with a free valuation. Get an estimated figure with our online instant valuation or arrange for an expert member of the team to visit your property.
Our team know the letting process inside out, we can guide you through the process so you’re not overwhelmed and help you at each stage.
With Redstones, we offer different letting options so you can pick one that is right for you and your needs. If you have any questions or would like to know more about our ‘Switch Agents’ programme – get in touch today.
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