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Landlord services and charges

We know every landlord has a different reason for letting a property and different needs from a lettings agent. That’s why we provide a range of flexible landlord’s services to meet your needs.

Whichever lettings service you choose from Intercounty we'll give you a crystal clear landlord agreement at the beginning so you know exactly what's included.

Our service level fees are set as a percentage of the rental income including VAT (Fully Managed 14%, Rent Collect 12%)

 

Service options

Fully Managed
15% incl VAT
Rent Collect
12% incl VAT
What's included in Fully Managed:
What's included in Rent Collect:
Fully Managed
15% incl VAT
Rent Collect
12% incl VAT

Before tenancy

Provide free valuation and suggest areas of improvement to maximize income
Arrange Energy Performance Certificate
Prepare full colour property details with floorplans, internal and external images
Upload your property to our website and major property websites including Rightmove and Zoopla
Displaying Intercounty Board
Email and SMS text alerts to our registered potential tenants
Arranging and accompanying viewings
Advise on issues of compliance
Full tenant referencing including detailed credit, employment and previous landlord reference checks
Notifying local authority for council tax responsibility
Preparation of the Tenancy Agreement
Collect 5 weeks security deposit and if held by us will register with a Government approved Deposit Protection Scheme and continue to protect the deposit according to legislation
Collect first month (cleared funds) rent in advance
Provide tenant with Banker’s Standing Order for rental payments
Provide 4 free weeks of pre agreed full management holiday cover per year (52 weeks for Full Management)

During tenancy

Visiting the property on the day the tenancy commences to test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Collect rent on a monthly basis, held in a protected Client Account
Payments by BACS once cleared funds are received from tenant avoiding delays
Chase late rents using our dedicated arrears and collection team implementing a strict process including early alerts to the landlord
Provide detailed HMRC compliant monthly statements
Educating, advising and implementing new legislative changes
Designated property manager provided
Arrange annual gas safety check
Advise on annual rent increases
Negotiate renewal at end of fixed term
On going Right to Rent checks carried out where necessary
Provide tenants with basic household / housekeeping advice and education
Manage all issues of repair, maintenance and remedial work
Arrange and manage all emergency work
Regular property visits reporting back to the Landlord including detailed photo reports

After tenancy

Arrange an end of tenancy inspection and negotiate any dilapidation issues which arise
Arrange for Inventory and end of tenancy check out
Represent landlords where dispute is raised with the Government backed deposit protection scheme
Serve notice to regain property, liaise with legal teams and where necessary provide court representation