Landlords! Are you stressed out trying to let and manage your property?
As the North East's leading independent lettings and property management agents,
we understand that your property is an important investment and that you know
what you want it to do for you. That's why at Pattinson Rentals we listen to
our landlords and do everything we can to get the results you want quickly,
safely, legally and profitably.
Over the last 25 years we have developed an enviable reputation for providing
the highest quality services to our landlords combining tradition and an eye
for the contemporary and future in this complex and changing market.
We offer a comprehensive range of services suited to the varying needs of
landlords whether 'Buy to Let' or first time investors, corporate landlords or
private individuals wishing to rent their homes. Each of our clients benefits
from the wealth of expertise within Pattinson Rentals.
The thought of potentially saving money which a lettings and property management
agent charge for their services is a tempting one indeed. With almost every
landlord this idea is given consideration due to the misconception of the
expenses versus the work performed.
The services we provide are based on expert knowledge and experience of the
rentals and property management markets, and a commitment to delivering a high
standard of service to all our present and future clients. As such, we provide
competent professional advice aimed at relieving you of the stresses and
anxieties associated with lettings and property management; guiding you away
from the potential pitfalls within this complex and ever-changing market.
All Pattinson Rentals properties are automatically loaded onto our 'live'
website which is constantly updated and attracts thousands of visitors every
day. Combined with local press advertising this ensures that you have maximum
marketing exposure for your property ……. Worldwide 24/7.
A North east-wide network of 29 branches ensures that all Pattinson Rentals
properties are available to let any time, any place, anywhere!
Finding a Tenant
Few landlords have the ability to sort out the lookers from the viable,
qualified applicants. By adopting thorough, professional procedures Pattinson
Rentals can find you the right tenant with suitable references at the right
level of rent as quickly as possible.
Having selected the 'right tenant' for you Pattinson Rentals will ensure the
'move in' is as smooth as possible. Whilst seeking to protect you, our
client’s, interests we will aim to build a sound working relationship with you
and your tenant alike, a vital and important element throughout the term of the
Prior to the commencement of the tenancy there are several important matters to
consider such as mortgage/lessor consent, for example. Pattinson Rentals can
advise you regarding these matters.
The Legal Position and Management of the Property
Throughout the letting of your property it is essential that it is well managed
on a regular basis to protect your investment. Residential property management
is a complex and changing market. If you are unable to have a hands-on
involvement in the day-to-day running of your property our Fully Managed
Service can help you avoid the pitfalls.
- Preparing a full and detailed 'Inventory and Schedule of Condition' Report.
- Carry out regular 'Quarterly Visits' to the property.
- Address and rectify problems quickly.
- Maintain and service appliances regularly in accordance with current regulations.
- Ensure the tenant pays the rent by standing order to avoid late payment.
- Offer the option of a low cost Rent Guarantee Scheme [Fully Managed Contracts only].
At Pattinson Rentals we can best serve your interests by letting your property
correctly and profitably, and help protect one of your most important and
Letting Property – The Tax Position
A frequently asked question is "As a landlord, will I have to pay tax on my
The simple answer is "Yes", but "it depends".
Taxation is a complex issue, and should you choose our Fully Managed Service we
can provide you with some general advice and assistance, particularly relating
to 'Non-Resident Landlords’. However, given the importance of this issue and
it’s complexity, we would strongly recommend seeking professional advice from a
reputable tax specialist/accountant. [Read
more about the tax position here]
Pattinson Rentals is the specialist division of Keith Pattinson Ltd dedicated to
the letting and management of residential properties throughout the North East.
Should you require any additional information or have any questions in relation
to lettings and property management please do not hesitate to contact any of
our 29 branches, or
Pattinson Rentals direct.