Landlord’s Guide

Letting a property
with Godfrey Living

Regardless of whether you are a landlord for the first time, or own a rapidly expanding property portfolio, Godfrey Living are the letting agents for you. We help you deliver in several key steps to ensure that your property is generating a maximum return.

Our step-by-step process

01

Legal responsibilities

02

Rental value

03

Find the right tenant

04

Tenancy agreement

05

Repairs & maintenance

01 Legal responsibilities

As a landlord you have legal responsibilities that need to be factored in to ensure that your property meets all the necessary safety standards and relevant legislation that protects you and the tenant. Godfrey Living prides itself in being completely up to date with all new polices.

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02 Rental value

Having a good understanding of the current housing market as well as boundaries of rental value for properties in your region is essential if you are to appeal to prospective tenants in the area. Getting this wrong can mean the difference between whether you are able to to let quickly or put people off.

03 Find the right tenant

Finding a tenant that you would be happy with living in you rental property is a key factor to consider. We take this on board and have several steps to ensure we find the perfect match for you which includes referencing, credit checks & one to one consultations.

04 Tenancy agreement

Getting the best tenancy agreement in place is an essential part of what we do. We will always look to protect both the landlord and the tenant from the off set to ensure peace of mind for all parties.

05 Repairs & maintenance

The key to a continued healthy tenancy relationship is to ensure that any repairs, breakages or issues are dealt with in a swiftly manner. We ensure that ongoing maintenance as well as regular spot checks of the property are in place to ensure the best living conditions are provided, that’s why Godfrey Living employ a 24 hours maintenance team should you need us.

01

Legal responsibilities

02

Rental value

03

Find the right tenant

04

Tenancy agreement

05

Repairs & maintenance

I am really impressed with their work, and they continue to exceed expectations after 18 months. Professional, efficient, friendly, excellent communicators, very reasonably priced. Thoroughly recommended.

Robert B – Sussex

Preparing for your tenants

Preparing your property to appeal to new tenants is key to ensure a fast and smooth transition, but there are a few important things to get in place during this process. Here are some of our top tips to letting a property:

Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to excellence. We continue helping many landlords in the Sussex area with all aspects of lettings service. From initial assessment and preparation of your property, to marketing, securing best tenants and continuing support with 24 hour maintenance service. We are here to make your Landlord experience as easy and as profitable as possible.

One of our experienced team are ready and happy to help discuss your property requirements, so please get in touch as we’d love to hear from you.

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