Hatfield, Hitchin, Knebworth, Stevenage and Welwyn
Specialist Letting Agents

Landlord Services

Halcyon provides a full range of non managed and management services to suit your needs. Please call for further details.

  • We offer and deliver 'Property with Peace of Mind'
  • Open and transparent fees with no hidden charges
  • Expert and up to date information on the Lettings market
  • Overseas Landlords annual statement of rental income and expenditure
  • Buy to Let portfolio building
  • Independent appraisals
  • Market leading cost effective insurance package for Landlords and Tenants
  • No long term tie in or excessive exit fees
  • Full Management
  • Rent Collection
  • Tenant Introduction

Full Management

A comprehensive service for Landlord's wishing to be able to relax in the knowledge that we will look after them and their investment.

Includes - but not limited to:

  • Market Rental Valuation.
  • Marketing the property in the local media and on the internet.
  • Conducting accompanied viewings with potential tenants
  • Vetting potential tenants through reference checks from both bank and employer.
  • Preparation and signature of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement on your behalf
  • Taking a deposit from the tenant to be held by the agent under the TDS agreement until the end of the tenancy and the property checked for any unfair wear and tear
  • Managed properties -Free 6 month rent guarantee cover with each new let
  • Informing all utilities and other interested parties of the new occupancy details along with relevant meter readings
  • Prompt collection of rent monthly and payment to landlord after agreed deductions
  • Monthly statements of accounts
  • Deduction of Overseas Landlord tax where necessary.
  • Arrangement and co ordination of any necessary maintenance utilising either the landlords preferred tradesman or from our Approved list of contractors.
  • Submitting insurance claims should they be necessary
  • Full regular inspections of the Property accompanied by a written inspection report
  • Arrange renewals, negotiate rent increases and issue the requisite notices

A full and comprehensive inventory and condition report on the Property by an independent Inventory Clerk will be arranged at an additional charge.

Our Full Management Service effectively forms a barrier between the landlord and the tenant, protecting both parties and ensuring repairs and maintenance works are carried out promptly and by qualified tradesman. This together with our management visits to the premises also ensures that we are aware of the condition of the premises and able to remedy defects promptly to minimise expense and maximise the capital value of your asset.

Tenant Finding Service

Includes:

  • Market Rental Valuation.
  • Marketing the property in the local media and on the internet.
  • Conducting accompanied viewings with potential tenants
  • Vetting potential tenants through reference checks from both landlord and employer in addition to a full credit check.
  • Preparation of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement between the tenant(s) and the Owner

Once the tenancy has commenced we will handing over of all relevant documentation and monies to the Owner on an agreed date, at which time Halcyon House will be deemed to have carried out their duties to the Owners satisfaction and the Owner will be invoiced

Investment Property Search

If you are looking for investment properties we offer a property acquisition service please ask for details.

For your protection we are members of the National Approved Letting Scheme and The Tenancy Deposit Scheme.

Rent Collection Service

Includes:

  • Market Rental Valuation.
  • Marketing the property in the local media and on the internet.
  • Conducting accompanied viewings with potential tenants
  • Vetting potential tenants through reference checks from both bank and employer.
  • Preparation of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement between the tenant(s) and the Owner
  • Free 6 month rent guarantee with each new let

AD HOC Services

As follows (Please note these services* are included in the Full Management option without charge):

  • Inventory and condition Report of Property:
  • Check-in of new tenants
  • Inspection of Tenanted Property
  • Inspection / visit of vacant property
  • Check-out of tenants with report
  • Duplicate statement
  • Deposit Protection

Landlord Fees

All fees to be discussed and assessed at the time of instruction, based on the type of property and size of portfolio.

Fully Managed - price variable pending location Negotiable pending property type and location - Please call us
Rent Collection Negotiable pending property type and location - Please call us
Tenant Introduction 75% of the first month's rent + vat (20%)
Professional Inventory Report TBC at the time of instruction, as it will depend on the size of property and furnishings
Energy Performance Certificates Currently £60, TBC at the time of instruction
Gas Safety Certificate TBC at the time of instruction