Request a Property Appraisal
If you are thinking of selling or renting your house you will want the process to be as simple for you as possible, and that is where we can help.
If you have a property to sell or rent in then please fill out the form on this page. We will then contact you to arrange a no obligation valuation of your property.
Thinking of Selling?
We complete many valuations every week, giving us intimate knowledge of property prices in the local area. Our valuations take all local benefits into account, whether your property is surrounded by fields, schools or transport links. It also takes skill and expertise to negotiate a sale successfully through to completion.
Thinking of Renting?
Many of Harlow’s most respected companies use our specialist rental service to find a wide variety of accommodation for their employees. With a diverse range of requirements, including both long and short term lets, tenants are often prepared to pay a premium for the right property. Our fees are only payable upon the tenant moving in, we can offer extremely flexible terms either fully managed or introduction only.
What Fees are involved for Landlords?
For our fully managed service to market the property and find a tenant whom moves into the property our fees are 50% of the first months rent including VAT. This includes marketing on Rightmove, Zoopla, tenant referencing, arranging safety checks, inventory report, tenancy agreements, bonding and holding of deposit, Section 13 rent increase notices and any Section 21 eviction notices. From month two onward the percentage of 15% including VAT will be subtracted for management services.
For our tenant find only service to market the property and find a tenant whom moves into the property our fees are 100% of the first months rent including VAT. This includes marketing on Rightmove, Zoopla, tenant referencing, arranging initial safety checks for tenancy to commence (further safety checks will then be the responsibility of the landlord), inventory report, tenancy agreements, bonding of deposit and any Section 21 eviction notices. When we are not managing the property, all rent is paid to the landlord direct and any maintenance issues are also dealt with by direct communication between landlord and tenant.
– Energy Performance Certificate £90 (including VAT)
– Landlord Gas Safety Report £70 (no VAT payable)
– Electrical Inspection Report £120 (including VAT)
What Fees are involved for Tenants?
We charge an administration fee of £350 including VAT for each tenancy for a maximum of two people. For each subsequent applicant/guarantor, there will be a charge of £50 including VAT to cover the costs of administration. Please not that this is NOT a deposit to reserve the property.
The administration charge covers the cost of the following; tenant referencing including credit and employment checks, ‘Know Your Customer’ checks for Anti-Money Laundering regulations and ‘Right to Rent’ checks for Home Office regulations to ensure the tenant has the right to reside in the UK.
In the event of an emergency call out by the tenant which is not related to a maintenance issue the fee will be £60 including VAT. If at the end of the tenancy we are required to provide a reference for a tenants new letting agent/landlord a fee of £45 including VAT is payable. If a tenant would like another fixed term tenancy the fee payable is £120 including VAT.
Apart from the above, there are no other administration charges during the term of the tenancy, the only fee that would become payable is in the event of arrears where the landlord could charge up to 4% above Lloyds lending rate for unpaid rent.
Is your money protected?
Yes! Centurion Lettings LTD are ARLA Propertymark Agents (Association of Residential Lettings Agents) and as such are obliged to abide by a strict code of conduct and are required to offer you the very best service. ARLA is an organisation which regulates companies offering a residential letting service and is recognised by government, local authorities, consumer interest groups and the media as the leading professional body in the private rental market.
As ARLA Propertymark agents, we are obliged to hold a professional indemnity insurance, and have Client Money Protection (CMP), all clients’ money is held in a separate client’s account which is fully audited each year under the ARLA Property mark regulations. Client Money Protection also provides compensation to landlords, tenants and other clients should an agent misappropriate their rent, deposit