Landlords – Why Use Starkey & Brown?

Here at Starkey & Brown Lettings we offer a complete range of tailor-made landlord packages, altered to suit your requirements, ranging from a ‘tenant find only’ service, through to ‘fully managed’.

If you are a landlord who is thinking of letting a property, then please give us a call today on 01522 845 845 and we will arrange to carry out an appraisal of your property at a convenient time to suit you.

Whilst visiting you we will not only advise you on the potential rental income of the property, but also guide you through the services that we offer.

If you would prefer for us to send you some information in the post or via email, then we would be more than happy to send you one of our ‘landlord packs’ – all you have to do is ask!

Reasons to use Starkey & Brown

  • Bespoke landlord services
  • Members of the National Landlords Association
  • Members of ARLA
  • Dedicated staff
  • We’ve got Lincolnshire covered

Residential Property – Fee Structure

Standard Letting & Management Lincoln Scunthorpe
Initial Marketing Fee
Includes all marketing, advertising, viewings and tenancy agreement
£354.00 INC VAT £238.00 INC VAT
Re-Let Fee
Includes all marketing, advertising, viewings and tenancy agreement
£300.00 INC VAT £238.80 INC VAT
Management Fee
Collecting rent & accounting on a monthly basis, call & care visits conducted on your property
every four months, organising repairs to the property, notifying utility suppliers of changes to tenants,
check out appointment, deposit registration.
13.2% INC VAT of monthly rent

For example if the monthly rent was £500.00, the fee would be £66.00 INC VAT

12% INC VAT of monthly rent

For example if the monthly rent was £500.00, the fee would be £60.00 INC VAT

Inventory Fee 1 Bedroom £90.00
2 Bedrooms £102.00
3 Bedrooms £114.00
4 Bedrooms £126.00
5 Bedrooms £138.00
6 Bedrooms+ By Negotiation
All prices quoted are INC VAT.
1 Bedroom £60.00
2 Bedrooms £70.00
3 Bedrooms £75.00
4 Bedrooms £90.00
All prices quoted are INC VAT.
Rent Collection Service Lincoln Scunthorpe
Initial Marketing Fee
Includes all marketing, advertising, viewings and Tenancy Agreement
£354.00 INC VAT £238.80 INC VAT
Rent Collection
Collecting rent & accounting on a monthly basis, notifying utility supplier of changes of tenant and deposit registration.
9.6% INC VAT of monthly rent

For example if the monthly rent was £500.00, the fee would be £48.00

10.8% INC VAT of monthly rent

For example if the monthly rent was £500.00, the fee would be £54.00

Tenant Find Service Lincoln Scunthorpe
Marketing Fee
Includes all marketing, advertising, viewings and tenancy agreement.
£474.00 INC VAT £358.500 INC VAT
Deposit Protection Fee
Registration and administration of deposit
(optional)
£42.00 INC VAT £42.00 INC VAT
Inventory Fee 1 Bedroom £90.00
2 Bedrooms £102.00
3 Bedrooms £114.00
4 Bedrooms £126.00
5 Bedrooms £138.00
6 Bedrooms+ by negotiation
All prices quoted are INC VAT
1 Bedroom £60.00
2 Bedrooms £70.00
3 Bedrooms £75.00
4 Bedrooms £90.00
All prices quoted are INC VAT
Tenancy Renewal Fees – Lincoln Full Management Rent Collect Tenant Find
Renewal fixed term ta prep charge – 6 months £60.00 INC VAT £72.00 INC VAT £72.00 INC VAT
Renewal fixed term ta prep charge – 12 months £90.00 INC VAT £102.00 INC VAT £102.00 INC VAT
Renewal fixed term ta prep charge – over 12 months £120.00 INC VAT £132.00 INC VAT £132.00 INC VAT
General – Lincoln Full Management Rent Collect Tenant Find
Additional property visits – price
per visit at landlord’s request
£60.00 INC VAT £60.00 INC VAT £60.00 INC VAT
Servicing of section 13 notice (rent
increase notice for a statutory periodic shorthold tenancy)
INC £60.00 INC VAT £60.00 INC VAT
Service of section 21 notice or notice
to quit
INC £60.00 INC VAT £60.00 INC VAT
Service of section 8 notice INC £60.00 INC VAT £60.00 INC VAT
Optional Extras Lincoln Scunthorpe
Gas safety check Cost available upon request.
Energy performanace certificate £108.00 INC VAT
Legionella risk assessment £72.00 INC VAT
Tenancy Renewal Fee See above £72.00 INC VAT
Check Out Fee – for Landlords who use our Tenant Find Service only £180.00 INC VAT

Benefits of using Starkey & Brown

Bespoke landlord services

From ‘tenant find only’ to ‘fully managed’, our landlord services are tailor made depending on your requirements.

We've got Lincolnshire covered

With offices in Lincoln and Scunthorpe, we have excellent coverage across the county.

Fully trained staff

Our team are fully trained and qualified​ to industry standard which means you will receive nothing but the best advice.

  • Mr A., Scunthorpe

    We would recommend Starkey&Brown to our family and friends.

    Mr A., Scunthorpe
  • Mrs T., Lincoln

    Must mention Ian who accompanied viewings - very skilled at knowing the market and answering questions on the spot!

    Mrs T., Lincoln
  • Mrs L., Doddington Park

    Offering a 7 day service was an advantage as Sunday was always a popular time to view. Viewings were always followed up by prompt feedback.

    Mrs L., Doddington Park
  • Mr W., Dunholme, Lincoln

    Thanks Michael for dealing with our property in a professional and efficient manner.

    Mr W., Dunholme, Lincoln
  • Miss B., Lincoln

    Billie, can I say you are the most helpful and polite letting agent I have come across!

    Miss B., Lincoln
  • Mr J., Lincoln

    David's professionalism, knowledge and understanding of the business just bowls me over!

    Mr J., Lincoln
  • Mr C., Lincoln

    Debbie, it has been a pleasure working with you over the past few years and I wish you all the best for the future.

    Mr C., Lincoln
  • Mr J., Lincoln

    I have recommended many of my friends and colleagues to Starkey&Brown, who all have been very happy indeed. Top Estate Agent!

    Mr J., Lincoln

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FAQ’s

I’m thinking of moving, what do I need to consider?

Mortgage Advice

Arrange an appointment with our advisor.

They can help recommend what kind of property you can afford, what kind of deposit you will require, and what the monthly repayments are likely to be.

 

Register on our Mailing List

Once you have had mortgage advice and confident of your affordability, we can start helping you search for that perfect property!

Our staff will discuss your property requirements to include location, number of bedrooms, parking, garden size etc, and guide you through our selection of properties to see which might be most suitable.

If your dream property cannot be found yet, we will keep you up to speed with any properties that come onto the market, by email or by telephone…the choice is yours.

 

Arrange to view some Properties

Once you have narrowed down which properties may be of interest, we are more than happy to arrange for you to see these properties, at your most convenient time.

 

Make an offer

You’ve seen it. The perfect property. Your dream home.

Now is the time to make an offer.

A simple phone call or visit to our office will suffice, and we will be able to usually find out that same day whether or not your offer is acceptable. If your offer isn’t acceptable, we will get back to you as soon as possible to let you know what kind of offer our vendor would be willing to accept.

 

Mortgage Application & Choosing a Solicitor

As soon as your offer has been accepted you will need to choose a solicitor, who will carry out all the legal work involved with purchasing the property for you.

Additionally, our mortgage adviser will guide you through applying for the mortgage, and all the associated insurances available to protect you and your new home.

 

Survey

As part of your mortgage application, the lender will usually carry out a survey of the property you are buying to ensure that it is satisfactory order, and to confirm that the price you have agreed to pay is in line with the current market value.

 

Exchange of Contracts

Once you have received your mortgage offer, and your survey has been carried out, and your solicitor has carried out all of their legal work, you are ready to sign your contract!

Once this is signed your solicitor will liaise with the seller’s solicitor to confirm a ‘moving in’ date and swap, or exchange contracts.

If there are any aspects of buying that you are unsure of then please let us know – please call 01522 845 845 for any advice.

What are the benefits of buying a new home?

There are many benefits a buyer could enjoy when buying a modern new build.

  • Blank canvas to make your own style
  • Your choice, with  styles and designs to suit you
  • We offer up-to-date advice and customer service every step of the way
  • Peace of mind, no time consuming renovations and costly repairs.
  •  Up to 10 years NHBC build warranty and 2 years customer care warranty.
  • The latest technology and appliances
  • lower energy bills and cost savings all round!*

Introduction

The standard of home building in the UK has never been higher than it is today. With the need for housing at unprecedented levels, home builders are investing huge amounts of resources into the quality of their properties; from exceptional levels of standard fitted features to improved energy efficiency. Here are our top reasons to buy new.

Top reasons to buy a brand new home!

Brand new means a blank canvas  
Everything in a new home is clean and untouched by previous owners. Most new homes are decorated in ‘neutral’ colours giving you a blank canvas to stamp your own style and personality on from day one.

Less chain means less stress and hassle

A new home buyer can move in to their new home as soon as it is complete, there is no need to wait for existing residents to vacate. This reduces the chain, stress and uncertainty associated with buying a second hand property.

Spoilt for choice

New homes come in all shapes and sizes, from small studio flats to grand five bedroom houses and there are countless designs and styles to choose from – something for everyone. Subject to the stage of construction, some builders offer a bespoke service to customers enabling them to choose fixtures and fittings, or a higher specification from the builder’s range at an additional cost. In some cases this will include flooring, soft furnishings, interior design or even a garden landscaping service.

Live in a high spec home

New homes are built to a much higher specification than many older properties. The amount of ‘as standard’ features included in new build homes has also greatly increased. Today, many new developments have fitted kitchens with cooker and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher plus many have a fitted en-suite bathroom or shower room. Designed to comply with the very latest building regulations set by the Government, new homes are also kitted out with the latest heating systems, excellent wall and loft insulation, double glazed windows and doors.

Built to suit your lifestyles

New homes are built to make use of every inch of space. Research shows 17 per cent of living space in older style properties often goes unused, so the house space goes to waste. New homes, on the other hand, provide flexible living space whatever your circumstances, whether you are single, a couple, a growing family or retired.

Safety First

New homes are designed to adhere to high building standards. These standards relate to every aspect of a building’s construction including its structure, ventilation, sound insulation, electrical and fire safety, so new home owners can enjoy living in a safe and secure environment.

Should I buy a new home as a buy-to-let?

Our ‘Land & New Homes’ department have a fantastic range of new properties available for sale, many of which would make excellent investment opportunities.

If you are thinking of buying a new home to let then we strongly recommend speaking to our new homes department to see if they have any properties that would suit your requirements – there are generally properties available to suit everybody, ranging from 1 bedroom flats to 6 Bedroom detached houses!!

Once you have chosen a property or properties, we can once again advise you on its rental potential.

During the purchase process we will offer the property to the rental sector and in many cases have a tenant ready to move as soon as you complete your purchase.

In addition we offer very competitive rates for letting new homes, please call today for more information on 01522 845 845.

I’m thinking about a buy-to-let property, but need some advice.

Thinking of buying a property ‘To Let’? As part of our service, we can inspect a property on your behalf before you make a purchase, and advise you on its rental potential.

This service is offered FOR FREE to potential landlords, and is available for properties for sale with ANY estate agent!!

Call today on 01522 845 845 for more information!!!

Why use Starkey & Brown?

Here at Starkey & Brown we aim to combine good traditional sales practices with the latest available technology to provide the most complete sales service possible.

With over 100 years of combined experience we have the knowledge to guide you through what can be a very stressful time. Our friendly team includes vast knowledge of the housing market to include sales, lettings, new homes and mortgages.

In addition, we use the latest technology such as the internet, 2D & 3D floor plans, quality digital photography and our state of the start online estate agency software to keep us ahead of the competition.

We have two main aims – to sell or let our properties quickly for the best price possible, and at the same time ensure that our customer service is second to none!! In fact, we take customer service so seriously that we have been nominated for the Estate & Letting Agent Awards 2012!!

If you have any questions with regards to any of our services then please call us, 7 days a week, on 01522 845 845 to speak to a member of our staff who will be more than happy to help.Your Local Lincoln Estate Agent.