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FEES & SERVICES

When you let your Property with Castle Estates you can be sure that the process will be stress free and we offer a broad range of services to suit any landlord; whether you’d prefer to just give us your keys and let us take care of everything or would rather self-manage your own let, hands on. As detailed below we have various levels of service ranging from a Let Only up to Full Management. Our fees are flexible and be can bespoke dependent upon location, type of property and number of properties you are proposing to let. Please contact us today to arrange a free property appraisal and agree a fixed fee.  Please note that legislation requires Landlords to provide proof of ownership and personal photographic identification when letting a property.

If you are letting for the first time we have also detailed a list of associated budget costs relating to works and other legal requirements you will need to complete prior to marketing and a tenant moving in.

Castle Estates is subject to the Letting Agent Code of Practice (Scotland) Act Regulations 2016 and all rent and other payments received are held in a protected “Ring Fenced” client account currently with the Bank of Scotland. Client Money Protection is in place through our RICS Client Money Protection Scheme.

SERVICES AT A GLANCE

 LET
ONLY
LET/RENT
COLLECT
PART
MANAGED
FULLY
MANAGED
INITIAL SET UP FEE INCLUDING VATN/A£180£180£180
MARKETING AND RENTAL ADVICE
ADVERTISING ON MAJOR PORTALS
ACCOMPANIED VIEWINGS
ARRANGING PROFESSIONAL REFERENCING
PREPARING LEGAL DOCUMENTS
ADMINISTERING TENANTS DEPOSIT
NOTIFYING COUNCIL TAX CHANGES
NOTIFYING UTILITIES CHANGES
MONTHLY RENT COLLECTIONN/A
MONTHLY STATEMENTSN/A
FINDING NEW TENANTSN/A
REPORTING TO LANDLORDN/A
HANDLING TENANTS ENQUIRIESN/AN/A
ARRANGING ALL SAFETY CERTIFICATESN/AN/A
ARRANGING REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE WORKN/AN/A
NEGOTIATING ANNUAL RENT REVIEWSN/AN/A
QUARTERLY PROPERTY INSPECTION£50£50£50
PREPARATION OF INVENTORY£60 MIN£60 MIN£60 MIN
PREPARATION OF SCHEDULE OF CONDITION£60 MIN£60 MIN£60 MIN£60 MIN
SERVICES OF INDEPENDENT INVENTORY CLERK£60 MIN£60 MIN£60 MIN£60 MIN
SUBMISSION OF EVIDENCE DEPOSIT ADJUDICATION£50 MIN£50 MIN£50 MIN
ANNUAL AND COPY STATEMENTS£25£25£25
TO LET WINDOW POSTER£30£30£30
REFERENCE FEE PER TENANT£35£35£35£35
OVERSEAS LANDLORD FEE IF NOT REGISTERED WITH HMRCN/A£10/mth£10/mth£10/mth

ASSOCIATED COSTS

When you initially set up a property to let their maybe additional associated costs* to ensure you and your property are fully compliant with current legislation. We have made a list of the main requirements and given costs for guidance only.

Landlord Registration** Landlord £55
Property (Per) £11.00
Gas Safety, Boiler Service, PAT Test, Legionnaire Assessment £110
Electrical Certificate Test (EICR) £110
Smoke and Heat Detectors (per fitting installed) £95
Carbon Monoxide Alarm (CO per fitting installed) £40

* Costs include VAT were applicable and for guidance purposes only

** 10% discount if arranged online

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