test123 Landlord Services - Garton Jones


Since we opened our Westminster offices in April 2006, Garton Jones has quickly become one of, if not the, leading residential estate agents marketing property for sale, and rental, in Westminster and Nine Elms. With close to 300 hundred other agents operating in the same area, we are regularly listed as the number 1 agent for new instructions as well as new sales and rentals agreed. Not bad for a family run independent is it?

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Lettings & Management

Our Letting & Property Management Services Explained

Below are details of the various services we offer to our landlords and whats included in the fee.

Note that, regardless of the service you opt for, we will arrange to have your property professionally photographed and a floorplan drawn up. We will then draft marketing details for you to approve and once accepted, your property will appear across all of our marketing platforms, without exception.

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Landlord Fees

Letting only service: 9.60% inc VAT
This service applies to landlords who wish to let their property but will manage their own property for the duration of the tenancy.
For example, if the rent is £100 per month the fee would be £9.60 per month

Let only and rent collect: 12% inc VAT
This service is the same as the letting only although the rent will be paid to Garton Jones and we will pay it over to the landlord.
For example, if the rent is £100 per month the fee would be £12 per month

Management Service: 14.40% inc VAT
This service is for landlords who wish for Garton Jones to manage their property. Our expert management team will deal with all repairs and problems that may arise during the tenancy.
For example, if the rent is £100 per month the fee would be £14.40 per month

Tenancy Agreement: £120 (inc VAT)
For drawing up a Tenancy Agreement at the start of a new tenancy

TDS Registration fee £24 (inc VAT)
Fee for registering tenants deposit

Check in and Inventory Report: £138 – £290 (inc VAT)
This will be done at the start of a new tenancy by a third party clerk. Please note price is subject to change and determined by the size of the property.

Vacant Management: £120 (inc VAT)
We will deal with the management of the property whilst the property is vacant and being remarketed.

Copy documents: £50 (inc VAT)
For the supply of a document that has previously been provided.

Renewal Tenancy Agreement: £60 (inc VAT)
For drawing up the renewal Tenancy Agreement

Waiting at a property: £70 (inc vat) per hour
Awaiting deliveries or attending with contractors

Tenants Fees

Before you move in:

We will take a holding deposit which is equivalent to 1 weeks rent, this will ensure that we cease marketing and that the property is placed under offer.

Referencing Fee: £60 (inc VAT) per tenant/Guarantor
Referencing includes Credit check, Affordability check, Residency information (background check on where they have previously lived), previous Landlord reference and employer reference.

Company Referencing Fee: £120 (inc VAT)
Referencing of company

Tenancy Agreement: £180 (inc VAT) per tenancy
To draw up the Tenancy Agreement

During your tenancy:

Renewal Tenancy Agreement: £70 (inc VAT)
To draw up the renewal Tenancy Agreement should you wish to renew

Admin fee for late rent payments: £30 (inc VAT)
Should we have to chase for the tenants late rent on 3 or more occasions

Rent paid to Garton Jones in error: £30 (inc VAT)
Should you pay you rent to Garton Jones when it should be paid to the Landlord

Deed of assignment: £150 (inc VAT)
Addendum to the Tenancy Agreement should there be a change to the original Tenancy Agreement

Ending your tenancy:

Check out and Inventory: £110- £270 (inc VAT)
This will be done at the end of the tenancy by a third party clerk. Please note price is subject to price increase and determined by the size of the property.


Portfolio Management

Acquiring and managing one property can be hard enough, but when your venture grows into a portfolio of properties, you need to be on the ball at all times and plan every detail carefully to maximise your chances of success.

This is where Garton Jones Property Management step in.

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Our guide to the three key stages every off-plan investor must go through before deciding whether to complete the purchase or flip their Off – Plan investment.