Landlord Services

If you are considering renting out your property or purchasing a buy-to-let property, you may find it helpful to compare the various services offered by Downer & Co:

Rent Collect and Managed Services are subject to a fee, for the initial setting up of the tenancy, of 60% of one months rental including VAT.

Let Only – 90% inc VAT Rent Collect – 7.2% inc VAT Managed – 14.4% inc VAT
On site market appraisal
Written market appraisal and valuation ( RICS & ARLA compliant)
Advice on marketing and refurbishment
Members of the Ombudsman Scheme, RICS & ARLA
Mortgage advice
Dynamic marketing (NWN, Rightmove, Zoopla etc)
Distinctive to Let Boards
Email alert to prospective tenants
Production of EPC
Accompanied viewings
Weekly updates on marketing and viewings
Independent references and comprehensive report
RICS & ARLA approved tenancy agreements
Witness signature and exchange of legal documents
Independent Professional quality inventory & check-in
Independent inventory check out
Secure deposit protection and TDS certificate
Organise Gas, Electrical and safety checks
Organise pre-tenancy cleaning and preparation
Section 21 Notices (Termination)
Section 13 Notices (Rent increase)
Annual reminder letter (Gas, Electric certs, insurances etc)
Key holder service throughout the tenancy
Annual rent review
Notify utilities
Collect, remit, monitor and account monthly rents via BACS
Pay and account for property charges, ground rents etc
Annual accounts report for tax returns
Negotiate renewals & produce renewal tenancy agreement £60 inc VAT
Quarterly inspections £36 inc VAT £36 inc VAT
24/7 emergency contractor
Dedicated Property Manager
Arrange property repairs and maintenance
Arrange renewal & servicing gas & oil appliances
Arrange renewal of electrical certificates
Quality insured contractors
Negotiate the check-out, deposit and dilapidations
Rent and Legal protection (per year) provided by Abbey Legal £180 inc VAT £180 inc VAT £180 inc vat
Ad hoc management service (per job) £90 inc VAT £90 inc VAT


.Sample EPC Certificate (PDF, 2.3MB)

For additional information, feel free to contact the lettings team.

DOWNER & CO Estate Agents, 44 Cheap Street Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5BX
Residential Sales • Lettings & Management • Land & Development

Newbury: 01635 523777 (Sales) 01635 523880 (Lettings)
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