WINNERS BELVOIR OFFICE OF THE YEAR 2013
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Belvoir Sheffield is a specialist residential property letting agents offering a complete one stop solution for landlords and investors in Sheffield, covering the whole of the Buy-to-Let process.
We are part of the largest group of independent lettings agents in the UK with approximately 150 offices nationwide and were established in 1995. We specialize in both professional and student lets.
Located in the heart of the city, Belvoir! Sheffield is the Belvoir! Franchise of the Year. Because we live and work in Sheffield, our expertise and knowledge of the local property market is second to none. We’ve helped thousands of local landlords to rent their property successfully, and hundreds of thousands of tenants looking for homes to rent in Sheffield
We have a huge range of property to rent in Sheffield including a wide selection of houses, flats, homes, apartments, city flats and studio flats. In particular we are special representatives for St Paul's City Lofts if you are looking for a great flat to rent in Sheffield. With an expert knowledge of the rental process and 24/7 access to new rental properties, as they become available, we can match you with your perfect property in no time at all. As the premier letting agent in Sheffield, our work doesn’t end there. We’ll also help make the move as smooth as possible, talk you through the paperwork, make sure the property is in good repair and deal with the landlord for you. We’re confident you’ll be impressed with our speed, professionalism and friendliness. Start looking for your Sheffield property to rent here.
Here are 7 reasons why you should call Belvoir Sheffield today.
1 Marketing Your Property
We offer the most comprehensive marketing package that is proven to rent your property quicker.
Signboards - leading edge design from a well known brand, ensures your property stands out.
Website marketing - you have exposure on all the big portals such as Rightmove.
Google - no other agent in Sheffield matches our Google rankings. Tenants can easily find us at the top of the page when searching for property.
Location - Belvoir are situated in the city centre in a high profile location which maximizes exposure for anyone doing searches on foot.
Local Press - tactical use of various local publications helps your property stand out.
Database Marketing - unlike most agents we have an active database of tenants who are qualified and ready to move.
Social Media - always the first to embrace technology, our use of Social Media sites such as Facebook and Twitter gives you an advantage by exposing your property to a wider audience than via traditional letting agent marketing.
2 Legal Compliance and Protection
With Belvoir Sheffield managing your properties you can sleep easy knowing that you are not breaking the law, we take care of;
Gas Safety - Required annually, we will make sure you are covered and that certificates are up to date.
Electrical Safety - We can assist with both PAT (Portable Appliance Testing) and Periodic Testing making sure your back is covered.
Furniture and Fire Safety - including Smoke Alarms, leave the worry to us we will advise what the rules are, so you don’t break the law. If your property is furnished we will advise what can stay and what has to go.
EPC’s (Energy Performance Certificates) - are now required for all rented properties, we will organise this for you and throw in a FREE floor plan for use in your web marketing.
Inventories - A detailed document including photos of both the contents and condition of the property at the start of the tenancy.
Tenant Deposits - We do all the work registering deposits with approved government schemes within the allocated time frame.
3 Financial Protection
With Belvoir Sheffield you get integrity and the knowledge that you, your money and your properties are protected. We are members of the following;
FSA - we are authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
NALS - as members of the National Approved Letting Scheme, we are Licensed and Independently Audited each year plus you have the benefit that all your money is protected.
OEA - we are members of the Ombudsman scheme offering you an avenue for complaint in the event that any issues are not resolved with our Client Services Director.
4 Search, Investment and Acquisition
Choose between our Search and Acquisition Options;
a) Property Search and Return on Investment Analysis
Having taken a detailed brief, we will, identify up to three suitable properties for purchase and arrange viewings so you may confirm your selection:
Advise on rental valuations
Advise on works that may be required and provide quotes if necessary to get the property to marketable standard where required
Prepare sample Return on Investment figures
b) Full Acquisition Management
All the above, plus:
We will negotiate on your behalf with the selling agents to agree purchase price and details.
Liaise with all parties throughout the purchase, to manage the process on your behalf.
Prepare buildings and contents insurance quotations for the protection of your investment from your date of purchase, including any immediate periods of vacancy.
Commence marketing of your property in preparation for completion of sale and availability for letting.
c) Financing the Purchase
Belvoir Financial Services, our specialist in-house mortgage advisers are able to provide information and advice on a range of Buy to Let, Let to Buy, Adverse, Commercial and Standard Mortgages.
5 Range of Lettings Services.
You Chose Which Service is Best for You.
Tenant Find - Marketing, accompanied viewings, credit and reference checking, once the tenants have passed we hand them over to you to finish the process off by organizing leases, payment and move in.
Let Only- Marketing, accompanied viewings, credit and reference checking, lease preparation, initial payment, legal compliance and protection, insurance, move in visit to the property plus notification of meter readings to utility companies and also to council re tax, deposit registration, then we hand it over to you to look after on a month to month basis.
Rent Collection - Marketing, accompanied viewings, credit and reference checking, lease preparation, initial payment, legal compliance and protection, insurance, move in visit to the property plus notification of meter readings to utility companies and also to council re tax, deposit registration, monthly rent collection and chasing where late. BUT any issues and the tenants will call you directly, plus you carry out your own inspections.
Full Management - Marketing, accompanied viewings, credit and reference checking, lease preparation, initial payment, legal compliance and protection, insurance, move in visit to the property plus notification of meter readings to utility companies and also to council re tax, deposit registration, monthly rent collection and chasing where late, day to day tenant liaison re repairs and other issues, property inspections.
6 Financial Support and Asset Protection
Belvoir Sheffield can help you with all aspects of buying and sometimes selling an investment property or portfolio.
Mortgages - We provide access to a wide range of marketing leading products. We are not tied to a particular lender so you get access to the best deals, plus you can apply on line for a quick pre approval.
Wealth Management - In conjunction with St James’s Place Partnership, a leading UK wealth management company that is listed in the FTSE 250, Belvoir can assist you with any financial planning issues including Inheritance Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Asset Protection and Disposal, Tax Reduction, Pensions, Wills and Retirement Planning.
Insurances - Let us protect your property. Belvoir offer competitively priced policies tailored specifically for Buy to Let. Plus as we are FSA approved we can handle any claims on your behalf saving you time and stress.
7 Property Presentation
Repair and Renovation - From minor repairs to full house refurbishments and renovations we work with qualified contractors and can handle all your needs at competitive prices.
Furniture - We provide stylish, hard wearing, value for money, furniture solutions. Our bespoke design service is tailored to your needs and all prices include delivery, set up, installation and rubbish removal.
Fit Out - Presentation is critical Whether you just need a bed or a full executive fit out package with kitchenware, accessories and soft furnishings we offer installation within 7 days maximum, it’s usually quicker.
Call us now on 08452 60 40 90 to fill your property within 9 days!
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