Lettings

Why Let your Property with Sillars?

Sillars Properties are dedicated to providing an outstanding property lettings service to all of our clients. Our letting services are renowned for producing quality tenancies in the minimal time.

Based in Darlington, we understand the local property lettings market. We know that letting a property can be a battle with time and a legal minefield. Our Tenant Find packages are designed to get you set up with the right tenant whilst still giving you the freedom and control to manage the property yourself if you wish. After all, do you really have time to be doing viewing after viewing?

 

Stress Free, Proactive Tenant Find Service

Professional Property Details & Photographs

The key to letting a property is to capture interest from the offset, our professional property marketing is designed to maximise your property’s potential and show it in the best possible light.

Average letting time of just 14 days!

We understand that time is critical when letting a property and we help you to minimise your void period. On average, we secure tenants within just 14 days of instruction to let!

Millions of online hits from Zoopla and other portals

Ensuring maximum online exposure is also a critical part of the property lettings process. It helps to get your property in front of the widest possible audience. We ensure this by placing your property on both Zoopla along with other portals as well as our own site.


Personal letting agent & distinctive to let board

Here at Sillars, we like to keep things personal. Upon instruction, you will be assigned a personal letting agent, based on your postcode, who will look after you from start to finish. We also erect a distinctive ‘To Let’ board outside the property.

100% rent protection and legal costs cover

Security is paramount, with our legal costs and rent protection cover you can rest easy that you’re covered in the unlikely event things don’t go as planned. *Subject to T&Cs. Additional costs may apply.

Extensive tenant referencing via our partners, Goodlord

Rest assured that our tenants are of the best quality and have been vetted fully. We conduct extensive referencing with all tenants, including credit check, landlord reference and income/affordability assessments.

Maximum online exposure

Maximising your properties exposure online is crucial to the letting process.

We offer advertising on the property portals, alongside our own website. Between the Rightmove and our website, millions of hits per month are achieved.

Full, comprehensive tenant referencing

Landlords often tell us that the most difficult part of letting residential properties is being able to tell the good tenants from the bad.

That’s why we have teamed up with Goodlord to bring the most comprehensive referencing service available on the market, covering everything from credit checks and income references to landlord references and right to rent checks.

This means you can rest easy, knowing your tenant has been fully vetted.

We've got you covered

The modern age has made property lettings a legal minefield with extensive legislations in place to comply with.

Our lettings services are designed to ensure you’re fully compliant and protected, whether it be deposit protection, gas safety or tenancy agreements! We’ve got it covered!


Free Property Consultation

If you have a property to let in Darlington, or another area in County Durham, our Lettings Manager will visit you and give the best advice regarding the marketing of your property.

Property Marketing

Your property will be advertised on the key portals and our website within 24 hours! The To Let board will also go up!

Viewings

We begin matching out to our database and booking as many viewings as possible, before carrying them out .


Over to you or our Managed Lettings Service

Now your tenants all settled in, its over to you! All documents and monies are sent over!

Tenancy Sign Up

We arrange the tenant's signup and collect deposits etc. The deposit is then either sent to you for protection or protected by our scheme (subject to service type).

Prepare Documents

Now references are accepted, we begin drawing up your tenancy documents, ready for your tenant to sign.



Why Choose Our Property Management Service?

As one of Darlington's leading property management specialists, we specialise solely in residential property and we are fully focused on the priorities and needs of those looking to let. We make letting simple by combining friendly, professional service with competitive fees.

A vast range of experience provides us with the knowledge of what is needed and the required attention to detail when looking after your property.

We care about your needs and the property!

Using our service you can also be assured that your property is managed by an efficient, professional and friendly team, providing you with complete peace of mind.


Our Fully Managed Services

Sit back & Relax, we’ve got it covered!

All Compliance checks/certificates organised

We ensure your investment is fully compliant with all legislation, organising gas checks, electrical checks, legionaries assessments, smoke detectors and much more. You can rest easy knowing that professional advice and expertise is on hand.

100% Rent Guarantee & Legal Costs Cover

Security is paramount, without legal costs and rent protection cover you can rest easy that you're covered in the unlikely event things don't go as planned. Subject to T&Cs. Additional costs may apply.

Regular Photographic, detailed property inspections

Rest assured your property is under good care, we carry out regular visits to the property, sending you each time a detailed report on its condition and how it’s being maintained. Helping to spot problems before they occur.


Network of reliable, skilled, local tradesmen and contractors

Over the years we have built a database of local tradesmen, who are ready to service your property needs. From plumbers to gardeners. All works are completed to the highest standards and are thoroughly checked and overseen by office staff.

Dedicated Property Manager

We believe that consistency is key, to that note each managed property will be assigned a Property Manager. This means that all Property Inspection Visits are conducted by the same person to ensure your property is just as it should be and look after both you and your tenant.

Full Protection with our Insurance and Mortgage Partners

We’ve teamed up with local marketing leading experts in the insurance and protection field to bring you the widest possible, but best advice. Contact the team for further information.

100% Rent Protection and Legal Cover*

Sometimes, letting your property doesn’t go to plan, we’re here to cover you and make things as straightforward as possible.

We'll make sure the rent is paid up until vacant possession, cover the legal expenses for the eviction and offer part rental payments whilst the property is empty and being re-let through us.

*£100,000 limit on the service, subject to T&Cs

What's covered?

  • Nil excess
  • Upto £100,000 legal expense cover
  • Rent recovery
  • Property damage cover
  • 75% of Rent after vacant possession for upto 2 months
  • Eviction of squatters
  • Standalone legal expense cover
  • Contract dispute protection
  • 90-day claim window
  • Auto renewal process
  • Exclusive partnership with DAS

Latest Innovations in property software & technology

Our advanced computer systems look after all aspects of the property management process managing everything from maintenance to accounts. Our accounts team are able to provide detailed breakdowns of your account each month, showing details of all income and expenditure.

Landlords have access to view all of their information on their properties including accounts, maintenance and more from your own unique login to our portal.

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

When managing property its key to ensure you are on hand at all times, in the event of an emergency. Here at Sillars we have contractors available at all times, ready to spring into action. Tenants are directed to emergency action advice and where required emergency numbers are available.

Dedicated Property Manager

We believe that consistency is key, to that note each managed property will be assigned a Property Manager. This means that all Property Inspection Visits are conducted by the same person to ensure your property is just as it should be and look after both you and your tenant.


Our Packages

Tenant Find Only

One calendar months rent + VAT subject to min £395 + VAT

On the Market within 24 hours

Full tenant referencing

100% rent guarantee & legal costs cover *

Professional marketing details and photography

Distinctive to let board

Dedicated, postcode based personal agent

Accompanied viewings

Free property consultation

Arranging of all compliance certificates/documentation

Provision of all tenancy paperwork

Tenant Find & Fully Managed

1/2 calendar months rent + VAT subject to min £325 + VAT

Then 12% + VAT of rent received

On the Market within 24 hours

Full tenant referencing

100% rent guarantee & legal costs cover *

Professional marketing details and photography

Distinctive to let board

Dedicated, postcode based personal agent

Accompanied viewings

Free property consultation

Arranging of all compliance certificates/documentation

Provision of all tenancy paperwork

Tenancy Renewal

Tax Information

Security Deposit Holding Facility

EPC & Gas Safety Certificates

Annual Rent Assessment Reviews

Debt Control and Recovery Facilities

Rent Collection Service

Monthly Accounts Statement

Property Maintenance

Professional Inventory

Routine Property Visits

Tenant Checkout Service

Damage/Wear and Tear



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