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Letting and Property Management Services

Grisdales have many years of experience acting on behalf of landlords in West Cumbria from our offices in Cockermouth, Whitehaven and Workington. We understand no one landlord situation is the same and therefore offer three core service options to choose from. If that doesn’t quite fit… don’t worry, we’re more than happy to tailor a bespoke package to suit your needs.

What’s in our service…

Let Only

Rent Collect

Fully Managed

Initial visit to your property by an experienced Lettings Valuer
Assessing your individual requirements and presenting a marketing strategy to suit your needs
Discussions regarding rental levels, market conditions and legal aspects of lettings
Energy Performance Certificate – if required)
Safety Certificate Handling
Proactive marketing through your local Grisdales office by our experienced lettings staff
Targeted promotion; including colour brochures and local press advertising, showroom display
Marketing via leading property websites
Your property instantly notified to our database of applicants
Viewings accompanied by a member of our lettings team
To Let Board – if required
Careful tenant selection
Comprehensive tenant referencing including credit checks
Preparation of inventory and schedule of condition carried out by our qualified team
Preparation and negotiation of the tenancy agreement
Meter readings at beginning of tenancy
Transfer of gas, electricity, water, council tax accounts to new tenants
Transfer of initial rent balances
Landlord statement detailing initial income & expenditure
Registering the deposit with the DPS and administration of its release

 

Monthly rental transfer via autopay system

 

Emailed monthly landlord statements

 

Management of tenant arrears

 

End of year statements for tax purposes

 

Routine property inspections

 

Arrangement of routine repairs and maintenance

 

Automatic annual gas safety certificate renewal

 

Tenancy agreement renewals and extensions

 

Tenant check out at end of tenancy

 

Negotiate deposit issues and complete associated paperwork

 

Meter readings at end of tenancy

 

Transfer of gas, electricity, water and council tax accounts to landlord or new tenant

 

Full professional indemnity insurance
Other services

 

Tenancy documentation only 
Insurance claim handling 
Copy documents eg. statements, tenancy agreements, inventories 
Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS) landlord registration 
Deposit release negotiations 
Refurbishments and improvement work