Lettings & Management with Village Properties

Letting Agents in Tilehurst, Reading

We are well known and respected in Tilehurst and Reading in general for the quality of our lettings service. The lettings team of Ron Westbury & Nikki Gardner live locally and are very knowledgeable about property in the Reading area . With years of experience behind us, we have developed a great rapport with both our landlords and tenants.

We specialise in full property management and deal with a broad spectrum of homes in the lettings market around Reading. Our landlords look to us to find good, reliable tenants and for us to provide a fully inclusive, fuss-free, 'leave everything to us' service.

We are friendly, approachable and helpful and we strive for happy landlords and tenants. We can advise on the latest legislation, both local and national, so all parties are fully aware of their rights and obligations to ensure a trouble-free let. Clear, open and honest communication is an essential part of this service.

Our lettings team are supported in the property maintenance side of the operation by a team of local, reliable, price-sensitive workmen. In addition, we are happy to work with the landlord's own preferred trades people if required.

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When you instruct Village Properties to manage your property we promise:

  • You will receive an honest and realistic rental valuation
  • You will deal with a team of appropriately trained, professional and friendly staff
  • We will explain all the landlord obligations in detail
  • We will include your property details on our website and related sites
  • We will telephone our database of 'prequalified' applicants who are ready to view
  • We will organise and accompany prospective tenants on viewings and give you feedback
  • We will complete a thorough referencing process on every tenant
  • We will ensure that the property has a full inventory prepared
  • We will place the security deposit in the correct compliance scheme
  • We will provide a comprehensive check-in & check-out procedure
  • We will provide a full monthly statement of account to the landlord
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    Feel you are treated just as number by other letting agencies?
    With us you are an individual client with individual needs. Talk to us about our service tailored to you.

    People are our future

    We realise that open and honest relationships with our clients is fundamental to our business. You need to know you can trust us and by working hard and offering an exceptional service, clients will use us again and again.

    Recommendations and return business

    We are members of NAEA (the National Association of Estate Agents), ARLA (the Association of Residential Letting Agents) and the Property Ombudsman for Lettings which bond us to a high level of integrity & best business practice in dealing with both clients and customers.

    Much of our business is from returning clients or recommendations from satisfied landlords or tenants.

    Fees to Landlords

    Find a Tenant Service

    Fee equivalent to 1 month's rent inc. VAT

    Service includes:

    • Collect & remit the first month's rent payment & deposit.
    • Provide tenant with method of paying monthly rent.
    • Provide both parties with communication details.
    • Advise all relevent utility providers of changes.
    • Provide Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement (AST) with Section 21 (if required).

    Fully Managed Service

    Fee 18% of gross monthly rent inc. VAT

    Service includes:

    • Collect & remit the monthly rent received.
    • Deduct commission & any works.
    • Pursue any non-payment of rent & provide advice on rent arrears actions.
    • Advise all relevent utility providers of changes.
    • Provide Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement (AST) with Section 21 (if required).
    • Annually renew Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement (AST) with Section 21 (if required).
    • Undertake 4 inspections per annum, take photographs & report to landlord.
    • Arrange routine maintenance repairs & instruct approved contractors.
    • Register tenant's deposit in appropriate approved scheme.
    • Provide a property inventory.

    N.B There are no additional compulsory fees or hidden charges!
    Please contact a member of staff if you have any questions about our fees.

    We are a member of a client money protection scheme.

    Client Money Protection Certificate

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