How to manage your rental property

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Good property management not only takes care of the long-term upkeep of a rental property, it also protects a buy-to-let investment in terms of both condition and appeal to future tenants.

From lost front door keys to broken boilers, properties certainly need looking after.

Homeowners can arrange to sort things out at their convenience but for a tenant, things are less straightforward – unless of course their landlord has chosen to use a professional managing agent like Henry Adams.

The individual property manager then becomes the main point of contact for the tenant from the day they get the keys.

At Henry Adams Lettings in Chichester, Gill Eyres talks through any issues raised by tenants and if necessary she will speak to the landlord and arrange for works to be carried out.

“We’ve established good relationships with reputable local contractors who are quick and reliable,” says Gill, who manages properties of every size and description.

“We also go beyond resolving minor maintenance issues as so many of our landlords are abroad. By reporting general maintenance such as outside redecoration, issues can be highlighted before they could become very costly.”

A property manager will also inspect the tenanted property on a regular basis to ensure the tenant has settled in and that they are taking care of the property, following which a detailed report which will be written and passed on to the landlord for peace of mind or for any necessary action.

By having locally based and experienced property managers well versed in the local property market and operating in close conjunction with the front office sales and lettings teams, Henry Adams Lettings provide a professional, knowledgeable and comprehensive service.

So if you require friendly & professional advice regarding any aspect of residential lettings, visit www.henryadams.co.uk or contact Henry Adams Lettings in Chichester on 01243 537704, email lettings@henryadams.co.uk or visit your local Henry Adams office in Chichester, Bognor, Petersfield, or across the region.