How to rent out your property: Help Guide


Letting guide

Looking to rent your property but not sure where to start? Our basic step by step guide sets out the process of letting a property to help you find out everything you need to know.

BASIC GUIDE TO RENTING YOUR HOME

VALUATION

 

AGREE, SIGN TERMS AND LANDLORD TO PRODUCE REQUISITE CLIENT DUE DILIGENCE DOCUMENTS

 

MARKETING PREPARATION: PROPERTY PHOTOS, FLOORPLANS AND BROCHURE CREATED AND APPROVED BY LANDLORD

 

ORDER ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE (EPC) IF REQUIRED

 

BEGIN MARKETING THE PROPERTY

 

CONDUCT ACCOMPANIED VIEWINGS AND GIVE WEEKLY FEEDBACK ON VIEWINGS AND RELEVANT MARKET UPDATES

 

OFFER RECEIVED

 

OFFER NEGOTIATED IF NOT AGREED

 

OFFER AGREED

 

DOCUMENTATION COLLATED FROM BOTH LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

 

REFERENCES COMPLETED AND SIGNED OFF BY LANDLORD (IF UNSATISFACTORY, DISCUSSION AS TO WHETHER TO ACCEPT A GUARNATOR, MONEY UP FRONT OR REMARKETING THE PROPERTY SHOULD BE HELD)

 

UPON SATISFACTORY REFERENCES, LANDLORDS TO COMPLETE ANY AGREED TENANT REQUESTS E.G. INSTALLATION OF FURNITURE OR REPAINTING

 

GAS SAFETY CERTIFICATE TO BE PRODUCED

 

PAYMENT OF FEES AND SIGNING OF TENANCY AGREEMENT

 

PRODUCE INVENTORY

 

TENANTS TAKE KEYS AND OCCUPATION

 

TENANT DEPOSIT REGISTERED BY EASTHAUS OR LANDLORD AND CERTIFICATION PROVIDED

 

EASTHAUS PROVIDE RENT COLLECTION AND/OR FULL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES AS AGREED

 

This information is intended purely as guidance prior to a possible transaction. It may not be relied upon for any purpose whatsoever other than as general marketing advice.