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Who Is Belvoir


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An introductory presentation to explain who Belvoir are, what makes a Landlord and Tenant, what we are looking for and how can you send us referral.

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Who Is Belvoir

  1. 1. Specialist Lettings & Property Management
  2. 2. “ There is a genuine shortage of quality rental properties throughout the UK With recent changes to legislation, there has been growth in the private rental sector and it now offers a low risk option for both landlords and tenants” Fact
  3. 3. <ul><li>BELVOIR! has been operating since 1995 and is a national company with a local presence </li></ul><ul><li>Our branches are owner managed and cover most parts of the UK; we bring to our customers our extensive experience in the lettings industry and we pride ourselves on being the largest lettings specialist in the UK </li></ul>Who are we ?
  4. 4. <ul><li>BELVOIR!'s Mission Statement is to provide you a professional lettings and property management service which embraces the principles of quality and customer care </li></ul><ul><li>Whatever the requirements BELVOIR! aims to protect the property, maximise the return on the investment and provide a rental income for the duration of the let </li></ul>Why Choose BELVOIR?
  5. 5. <ul><li>We aim to achieve the best possible rental return </li></ul><ul><li>Safeguard the property and rental income </li></ul><ul><li>Protect legal interests </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a lettings service to suit the landlords requirements </li></ul>Why Choose BELVOIR?
  6. 6. <ul><li>“ Reliability, Honesty, Integrity and Professionalism </li></ul><ul><li>are our most </li></ul><ul><li>valuable assets” </li></ul>Why Choose BELVOIR?
  7. 7. Is Letting for you? <ul><li>THE HOME OWNER </li></ul><ul><li>S omeone unable or not sure whether to sell their property </li></ul><ul><li>Moving away temporarily </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping property as an investment </li></ul><ul><li>Inheriting a property </li></ul><ul><li>Working abroad and want to keep a foot in the UK property market </li></ul><ul><li>And they want... </li></ul><ul><li>The home occupied, earning money, and looked after </li></ul><ul><li>The flexibility from short or long term lettings </li></ul>Who is a Landlord ?
  8. 8. <ul><li>THE INVESTOR </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking of buy-to-let as an investment opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Worried about long-term pension provision </li></ul><ul><li>Have children needing accommodation during further education </li></ul><ul><li>and you want... </li></ul><ul><li>Regular rental income </li></ul><ul><li>Optimum rental returns </li></ul><ul><li>Capital appreciation </li></ul><ul><li>A short term solution to children's </li></ul><ul><li>accommodation needs with a long term investment opportunity </li></ul>Who is a Landlord ?
  9. 9. <ul><li>We will advise on any work needed, if at all, to prepare the property for the lettings market </li></ul><ul><li>This will allow a higher rent to be achieved and encourage the tenant to look after the property </li></ul>What benefits do BELVOIR provide to me?
  10. 10. <ul><li>We will ensure the property complies with all relevant legal requirements and responsibilities regarding a rental property, including gas and electrical safety, furnishings, appliances, central heating and general maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>We offer bespoke insurance products to safeguard the property, its contents, the rental income and the legal rights </li></ul>What benefits do BELVOIR provide to me?
  11. 11. Who is a Tenant ? <ul><li>Someone who doesn’t have a deposit to buy. </li></ul><ul><li>First home, setting up as a couple </li></ul><ul><li>Family/students moving away </li></ul><ul><li>Downsizing </li></ul><ul><li>Relocation or temp assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Retirement or release of capital </li></ul><ul><li>Building own home </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>AT THE START we will... </li></ul><ul><li>Advise on the best possible rent for the property to maximise the rental income </li></ul><ul><li>If a landlord wishes to purchase a property as an investment, we will undertake to advise on all aspects of an appropriate purchase to ensure the letting produces the best possible return on the investment </li></ul>The Lettings Process
  13. 13. <ul><li>> Market the property extensively through our local office and local press and by matching enquiries on our extensive database of local tenants </li></ul><ul><li>> Market the property nationally (and even globally) through our extensive network of BELVOIR! o ffices, and our website whilst maximising on other web portals such as Rightmove and </li></ul><ul><li>The property will therefore have the widest possible audience </li></ul>The Lettings Process
  14. 14. <ul><li>Conduct accompanied viewings to ensure the property is presented in the best possible light </li></ul><ul><li>Thoroughly credit check and reference </li></ul><ul><li>potential tenants through our comprehensive and centralised service, thus minimising the risk of defaulting tenants </li></ul><ul><li>Take a thorough statement of condition, or inventory, of the property to avoid differences of opinion at the end of the tenancy </li></ul>The Lettings Process
  15. 15. <ul><li>> Prepare a tenancy agreement, which complies with current legislation, to protect the landlords rights and interests </li></ul><ul><li>> Collect the first month's rent and a security deposit prior to the tenant moving in </li></ul><ul><li>> Conduct the move-in to the property - </li></ul><ul><li>A detailed and thorough handover of the property will set the scene for a smooth and trouble-free tenancy </li></ul>The Lettings Process
  16. 16. <ul><li>> Ensure that any maintenance issues are dealt with in an efficient and timely manner </li></ul><ul><li>This will ensure that the obligations of the landlord are fully met and that the fabric of your property is protected </li></ul><ul><li>> Collect the rent on the landlords behalf, deduct any necessary expenses and forward the balance to a nominated account on a monthly basis </li></ul><ul><li>This means that if the tenant is late in paying the rent we will be able to take prompt and corrective action </li></ul>Managing Properties
  17. 17. <ul><li>> Inspect the property on a regular basis to ensure that the tenant is undertaking their responsibilities in accordance with the tenancy agreement, and to report on the condition of the property </li></ul><ul><li>This will help to ensure that the tenancy </li></ul><ul><li>is trouble free </li></ul><ul><li>> Respond to any queries or concerns from the tenant to ensure that the tenancy proceeds smoothly and that the property, in general is looked after </li></ul>Managing Properties
  18. 18. <ul><li>> Renew the fixed term of the tenancy, if you so wish, thereby ensuring a further guaranteed period of tenancy </li></ul><ul><li>> On instructions, allow the tenant to stay on a periodic tenancy thus giving you the flexibility of re-possessing the property with 2 months notice </li></ul><ul><li>> If the landlord wishes the tenancy to end, we issue the appropriate notice to the tenant </li></ul><ul><li>> Prepare a final statement of condition or inventory so the property is either ready for your re-occupation or ready for the next tenant, if required </li></ul>At the end of the Tenancy we will…
  19. 19. <ul><li>Take lots of photos </li></ul>What else do we do to Let your property ?
  20. 20. What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>Floor Plans – 2D & 3D </li></ul>
  21. 21. What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>Virtual Tours </li></ul>
  22. 22. What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>Video Tours </li></ul>
  23. 23. What else do we do to Let your property ?
  24. 24. What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>Update websites </li></ul>
  25. 25. What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul>
  26. 26. What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Take lots of photos </li></ul>What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>Floor Plans – 2D & 3D </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Video Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Update websites </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Belvoir Blog </li></ul>
  28. 28. What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>SMS Updates </li></ul>
  29. 29. What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>Future ? Bluetooth Marketing ? </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Take as many photos as possible to show the property </li></ul>What else do we do to Let your property ? <ul><li>Floor Plans – 2D & 3D </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Video Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Update websites </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Belvoir Blog </li></ul><ul><li>SMS Updates </li></ul><ul><li>Future ? Bluetooth Marketing ? </li></ul><ul><li>Whatever it takes to advertise the property to people that are looking ! </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Referrals ! </li></ul><ul><li>If you know of anyone that I can provide any of these services to in order that we can meet their requirements, please give me that referral. </li></ul><ul><li>Tel. 01202 756530 </li></ul>What next? BELVOIR! Poole & Westbourne Mike Betteridge