The lettings industry is thriving as people begin to follow the lead of other European countries by putting less importance on buying a property, deciding instead to rent property. The French for example, just don’t feel the need to buy property, so there is no pressure to save large deposits in order to live exactly where they desire. In the UK this is also influenced very much by house prices soaring, making it impossible for some to raise large enough deposits for mortgages.
Letting a property is the the best option for most people for various reasons, not just out of necessity. More than ever, location is key. People have always been drawn to certain areas, for a breathtaking view of the sea, the river or the countryside, proximity to good transport links or neighbourhood amenities. Catchment areas for schools are now having a major impact on where people want to live and areas near certain schools are highly sought after. People need to live on the doorstep of good schools to ensure places for their children and this is yet another factor in the rising prices of houses in those areas. While you may not be able to afford to buy in a certain area, you may be able to afford to let a property there.
Letting a property in a new area is also a great way of getting to know an area without a huge outlay and commitment. Whether you are looking for a short term let with little commitment, or a long term let that you can make a home, letting will work for you. With a relatively small deposit you can move into a house you couldn’t necessarily afford to buy. Premier Lettings can find the right house for you in Surrey or Hampshire, whether you are a couple looking for a flat near great transport links to London, or a family looking for a long term home near an outstanding ofsted rated school.
For landlords looking to let out your property, you need look no further. We can assist you with everything, from advising you on preparing your property for rental, providing a realistic valuation and then advertising your property. We advertise on our own website, Find a Property, Zoopla, Prime Location, and local newspapers and property magazines to find the best possible tenant for your property. All the offers received would be sent to you for approval and we would carry out full referencing and credit checks prior to issuing the Tenancy Agreement. We can arrange an Inventory and will advise you on all the legal safety requirements necessary in advance of the start of the tenancy. We can take all the stress away by collecting rent and finding tenants quickly to reduce periods between tenancies, so that you can relax knowing your property is making money for you.
Call us free on 0800 0887563 and one of our experienced team members will be happy to answer any questions you may have.