Whatever your circumstances and reasons for wanting to rent out your property, our highly trained staff can advise you on all aspects of letting and how to maximise your financial return.

We offer a range of services including:

  • A professional team of experienced property advisors and support staff
  • Up to date expertise of current landlord and tenant legislations and regulations
  • Ongoing advice regarding your investment property
  • Tenant screening
  • Clear marketing strategies to let your property at its full market value
  • Large up to date tenant database
  • Pre-qualified tenants
  • Extensive internet advertising
  • Realistic rental valuations
  • No let – no fee
  • Honest ongoing advice, help and feedback
  • Landlords Insurance – we are in quite a unique position where some of our advisors are authorised to offer advice and very competitive products in this niche area.

We understand that different landlords have different levels of experience and require different levels of involvement in this process, so Hathways offer a range different packages; including full management service, let with rent collection only service and a let only service.

Fully Managed Service

Our full property management service is tailored to suit each individual landlord. The landlord can decide how much involvement they want to have and just leave the rest to our team.

For a fully managed property we will carry out, when required:

  • a free, honest rental valuation, carried out by an experienced, friendly advisor
  • advertise your property in our branch, online and in the local press
  • conduct accompanied viewings
  • obtain references and/or a financial guarantor for every prospective tenant
  • prepare and sign tenancy agreements for both new and existing tenants
  • hold bond deposits in our allocated deposit account which complies with the latest regulations / or deposit with a government approved scheme
  • if required, carry out a full inventory at the start of each new tenancy and inspect the property at regular intervals
  • obtain all meter readings and liaise with local council regarding council tax matters
  • collect the rent, chase any rental arrears and, if necessary, initiate legal proceedings for non-payment of rent
  • carry out any repairs/maintenance required up to an agreed sum of money and contact you thereafter

Let with rent collection

You may wish to handle the day to day running of your property yourself. We can still help and will provide the following services:

  • a free, rental valuation, carried out by an experienced, friendly member of the lettings team
  • advertisement of your property in our branch, online and in print
  • prepare and sign tenancy agreements for both new and existing tenants
  • accompanied viewings wherever possible
  • Ongoing honest feedback regarding your investment
  • obtain references and/or a financial guarantor for every prospective new tenant

We can find you a suitable tenant and simply collect the rent on your behalf. You can manage the property and we will provide statements and process the payments for you. Tenants can also call into our offices to make payments if this is what they prefer.

Let only Service

If you are a more experienced landlord you may wish to handle the day to day running of your property yourself. We can still help and will provide the following services:

  • a free, rental valuation, carried out by an experienced, friendly member of the lettings team
  • advertisement of your property in our branch, online and in print
  • obtain references and/or a financial guarantor for every prospective tenant
  • accompanied viewings
  • Ongoing honest feedback regarding your investment
  • prepare and sign tenancy agreements for both new and existing tenants

Once the contracts have been signed we will either invoice you for the letting fee or deduct it from the monies received from the tenants. Thereafter all of the paperwork will be sent to you for you to start managing your property.

Marketing

Whichever service you require you can be assured your property will receive the most appropriate marketing to ensure you get the best tenant in the best timescale.

Our sole objective is to obtain the maximum price for your property whilst finding the most suitable tenant.

How we market your property:

  • An eye catching ‘to let’ board will be put up outside your property
  • Details will immediately be available in our branch
  • We will add your property to our modern fresh website the same day that the property is ours to market
  • Our website is continually updated, daily, and even hourly
  • We have the option to run adverts in various property papers and magazines to provide maximum exposure
  • We will continually cross match your property against registered applicants’ details, at the beginning of the process until the property is let to your satisfaction

The key to our success is our online marketing strategies with our key partners below: