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Sales & Lettings

Residential Sales & Lettings Property Management

www.tingleys.co.uk


46 Church Road Hove BN32FN T F E W

Sales & Lettings

01273 710038 01273 329323 info@tingleys.co.uk www.tingleys.co.uk

Welcome… Tingleys Estate Agents have been selling and letting properties in Brighton and Hove for fifteen years, during this time we have become known for our high quality, professional and friendly approach. Tingleys are committed to great customer service and this has allowed us to become one of the most successful agents in the city. Whether you instruct our Sales, Lettings or Property Management department; each service is tailored to cover your exact needs. Our reputation has developed over the years both through hard work and a commitment to be the leaders in our field. Many of our clients return to us again and again, depending on which service they require, knowing that they, and their property will be well looked after.

We advertise in the hugely popular local magazine ‘Latest Homes’ and utilise all leading Internet portals such as RightMove, Zoopla, the Digital Group, Primelocation, Property Finder, Find a Property and Globrix.com - in addition to our own web site that is distinctive and user friendly. Our full colour property details include internal and external photos and cover all the features of your property showing it to its best advantage. With our distinctive logo and ‘For Sale’ and ‘To Let’ boards we can promise that your property will really stand out amongst the crowd. We welcome all enquiries and are confident that we offer the right blend of experience to be able to help you, whatever your circumstances. The Tingleys Team

The Property Ombudsman SALES

The Property Ombudsman

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Why Let‌ In recent years the lettings market has changed beyond all recognition. The biggest legislative change was made with the 1988 Housing Act, which brought with it the Assured Shorthold Tenancy and revolutionised the market. More and more investors have entered the residential lettings market looking for a safe form of long term investment given the uncertainties in the world of finance and pensions. Homeowners have chosen to let rather than sell their property in order to avoid realising their equity losses. If you are a professional landlord or you are considering a buy-to-let investment we can offer free advice on the best way to finance it. Many lenders now offer specialist buy-to-let mortgages and we can find the best deal for you. Not only do we shop around on your behalf but the lender pays our fee so our service costs you nothing. If you are a homeowner / landlord our expertise and professionalism will help smooth the way and get you on the move with the minimum of hassle. Successful rental investment comprises three main factors – long term capital growth, maximum rent and maximum occupancy. Long term growth is determined by economic factors beyond the control of agents and landlords - but our professionalism and energy will help you maximise your rental figure by reducing marketing time and minimising void periods by quickly finding reliable, trustworthy tenants!


Service Options Introductory Only This is very much “hands on” letting with the tenant finding, vetting and legal aspect taken care of by us. Advertising your property to find the right Tenant Tenant vetting including references and credit checks Create an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement Prepare an Inventory and Schedule of Condition* Collecting the first months rent and deposit Rent Collection This service allows you to stay in control of your property’s maintenance whilst releasing yourself of the worry of rent collection, If you want to look after the day to day management of your property yourself, but want to use the legal and technical services of professionals this is the one for you.

Full Management This is a full peace of mind service where everything is done for you. You can choose whether you would like to be contacted before any expenditure, or leave it to us. If you want to keep away from the day to day management of your property then this is the service for you. Advertising your property to find the right Tenant Tenant vetting including references and credit checks Creating an Inventory and Agreement* Taking and holding the deposit* Full management so that all tenant contact is through Tingleys Rent collection service 3 month visit to the property so you are fully informed when you need to decide whether extend or not

Advertising your property to find the right Tenant

Regular Management inspections through out the tenancy

Tenant vetting including references and credit checks

Tingleys will arrange the check out if the tenants leave and the extension of the agreement if they stay

Create an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement* Taking and holding the deposit* EPC’s arranged Rent collection service Tingleys will arrange the check out if the tenants leave and the extension of the agreement if they stay

Rent Protection, Legal Insurance, Buildings Insurance We offer a wide range of covers and competitive premiums, within a single policy for letting property. Unlike restrictive cover provided by a standard household policy, our Landlords Insurance offers enhanced protection. Inventory and Schedule of Condition We offer a professional inventory service for peace of mind and to protect your property assets * Charges apply


Letting your property‌ Preparing your property to rent Increasing the desirability of your property by presenting it in the best possible way will maximise your rental figure by reducing marketing time and minimising void periods. It is important that the property looks inviting to prospective tenants. We recommend proper cleaning before marketing. It is a condition of the tenancy that it is left in the same state at the end of the tenancy as it was started - so this is a worthwhile investment. The rooms should be free from clutter with only the fixtures and fittings that are to be left for use by the incoming tenant on display. We recommend a choice of neutral colours for the decor. We have approved contractors for cleaning, decorating and general repair if required. The property can be let either furnished or unfurnished. In either case, it should have curtains and carpets where applicable. Where a property is to be let furnished, it should have the appropriate number of beds, wardrobes and chests of drawers. The kitchen must have white goods and the extent of these is a major factor in tenants paying the highest rental values. For example, many tenants look for microwave ovens and tumble dryers in addition to the standard equipment. Crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils are essential as is a table at which to eat. Quality bathrooms are also important. Finding a suitable tenant quickly is the best way to maximise rental income - here is how we do it‌

Advertising and Promotion Despite the increasing use of the internet traditional media still serves as an important source of prospective tenants. We use traditional advertising in a range of publications: Local Newspapers, Directories and Magazines - backed up with local networking and work in our local community. We have excellent relations with the editorial departments of the local press, often resulting in useful exposure within the property supplements. Where agreed necessary national advertising can be arranged. Prominent Office Location Eye catching window displays and an inviting office environment for buyers to discuss their property needs creates a selling atmosphere. Our centrally located offices provide the perfect backdrop to promote your property. We are fortunate to be located on a busy high street with good footfall alongside interesting shops. Website, Internet Portals, Webmail Internet exposure is now a key element in a successful marketing programme and we continue to see year on year growth with our internet initiatives. In addition to our own successful website, all our properties feature on the most popular property portals. We have an ongoing webmail campaign which sees above market average readership and click through. We vary our web presence from month to month to maximise its value to our clients.


New Media and Texting Social networking provides a small but relevant marketing process for high tech purchasers.

Network referrals Our long standing relationship with major relocation agents provide us with an opportunity to introduce additional top quality buyers registered exclusively on their books. Property Details High quality property details and professionally printed brochures are our opportunity to provide prospective tenants with the best possible insight into your property. Our new contemporary presentations include variously: colour images, location map, floor plan and useful information to assist with their decision making process.

Tenant Selection All viewing appointments are accompanied by an experienced member of the lettings team. At this point we often get a good feel for the tenants and advise accordingly. Once a tenant agrees to rent a property, a holding deposit is taken together with referencing fees. An independent, specialist company who report to us on the suitability of the tenant seeks references. These findings are of course reported to you for your approval. Each tenant is assessed on the basis of‌ Employment reference Previous Landlord reference where applicable Search of public records for evidence of previous address and credit score Students are required to provide a guarantor who is referenced separately and who is obliged to sign a guarantors agreement Once we have finalised all the details of the tenancy, we will arrange for all parties to sign the agreement and collect one months advance rent together with a security deposit, equivalent to six weeks rent prior to release of keys. This will be collected in advance of any occupation and returned, subject to any deductions, after the tenancy has expired.


Selling your property… Our aim is to achieve the best possible price for your property, with a swift, smooth exchange and a hassle free completion. Our record of success has been built upon a single minded desire to provide you, our customer, with a first class personal service delivered by highly motivated and highly experienced property professionals. If you are considering selling your property then let our expertise work for YOU! We will work with you to agree a marketing plan in which together we will consider every aspect of the transaction, agree the time scales available and provide the highest quality service at competitive commission rates - all delivered on a no sale, no fee basis! In a highly competitive market place, you require an agency which consistently achieves and exceeds clients’ expectations. A team which has a proven track record in obtaining the maximum return for your property and which thrives, regardless of market conditions. Our knowledge of local property markets, combined with our energy, enthusiasm and integrity to succeed on your behalf are our strongest qualities!

Accurate valuations Obtaining the best possible price for your property is an important factor in any move. Our experience and regular research for comparable evidence ensures your home is marketed at the right price, whilst attractive enough to achieve a sale in your preferred time scale. If you instruct us, we make certain every member of our team involved in the sale of your property has an indepth knowledge of your home. This enables them to talk informatively to all prospective purchasers, whether over the phone, by email or at the property itself. Proactive phone out We do not leave selling our client’s properties to chance. Every new instruction is immediately telephoned out to waiting buyers. All registered buyers who are in a position to proceed will receive a priority telephone call to arrange viewings. Computerised mailings All prospective buyers are registered onto our computer database. Your property details will be mailed to all prospective purchasers who may have an interest in your property.

Garage

Dining Room

Prominent office location Eye catching window displays and an inviting office environment for buyers to discuss their property needs creates a selling atmosphere. Our centrally located offices provide the perfect backdrop to promote your property. We are fortunate to be located on a busy high street with good footfall alongside interesting shops.

W.C. Kitchen

B’kfast

Hall

Carport

A/C Living Room

Bedroom 2

Bathroom

Bedroom 3

Cup’d Landing En-suite

Bedroom 4 Cup’d

Master Bedroom

Sales Particulars and printed brochures High quality sales details and professionally printed brochures are our opportunity to provide the buyer with the best possible insight into your home. Our new contemporary presentations include variously: colour images, location map, floor plan and useful information to assist with the decision making process.


For Sale Boards For maximum impact our distinctive ‘For Sale’ board will market your property 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Prospective buyers often house hunt with area drive-bys so a distinctive signboard is an important selling tool Local Advertising Despite the increasing use of the internet the local newspaper still serves as an important source of prospective buyers. A prominent local advertising campaign is included within our fee structure. We have excellent relations with the editorial departments of the local press, often resulting in useful exposure within the property supplements. Where agreed necessary national advertising can be arranged. Website, Internet Portals, Webmail Internet exposure is now a key element in a successful marketing programme and we continue to see year on year growth with our internet initiatives. In addition to our own successful website, all our properties feature on the most popular property portals. We have an ongoing webmail campaign which sees above market average readership and click through. We vary our web presence from month to month to maximise its value to our clients. New Media and Texting Social networking provides a small but relevant marketing process for high tech purchasers.

Network referrals Our long standing relationship with major relocation agents provide us with an opportunity to introduce additional top quality buyers registered exclusively on their books.

Accompanied Viewings We are pleased to make accompanied viewings with experienced staff by arrangement. Open House For some properties where we anticipate unusually strong demand we will recommend an Open House. It is a simple and effective means to show house a property to a collection of viewers within a specified hour on one set day. This method stimulates buyer activity and competing bids. Low Key Marketing Some customers prefer a more low profile approach to selling their home. With this in mind we can arrange for key applicants to view your property prior to full marketing and exposure. This popular service can generate valuable feedback and interest without the commitment of our high profile campaign. A successful conclusion Each appointment with a prospective purchaser is always followed up with honest, constructive feedback. Any offers on your property will be given verbally and in writing with details of the buyers current circumstances. Our dedicated team of staff are in constant communication with solicitors, other estate agents, building societies, buyers and sellers. We realise this final period is often the most stressful part of the move so progress reports are provided on a regular basis. We believe this communication is crucial to the successful completion of every sale.


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46 Church Road Hove BN32FN

Sales & Lettings

T 01273 710038 F 01273 329323 E info@tingleys.co.uk

www.tingleys.co.uk

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