The Advantages of Using a Residential Management Agent

Time and money play a huge role in property investment. Ultimately, you want the best deal you can get while using as little of your own time as possible. Residential property management gives you back a lot of that time, giving you more freedom to look for other investments and broaden your portfolio.

As well as time, managing agents give you peace of mind from the rules and regulations that come with managing properties. There are over 400 rules and regulations that govern the letting and management of properties in the UK, and these are constantly changing from year to year. Keeping up to date with these, as well as managing properties, takes away a lot of your own time if you are not outsourcing your business needs. Not only are there a lot of rules and regulations when it comes to managing property. There are also unlimited fines and even prison time if any of those rules or laws are broken.

At the core of our business is our full management services. Where we can take all the stress out of managing your property. Our services include:

Rent invoicing and collectionMonthly client statements
Annual income and expenditure statementsEnergy Performance Certification (EPC)
Regular property inspectionsPost-inspection client reporting
Tenant liaisingRepairs
Insurance claimsClients’ money protectionRent reviews and tenancy renegotiations
Gas certificationElectrical certification
Statutory and other tenant noticesCheck-out procedures
Electrical certificationArrears procedures
Check-out proceduresDisrepair assessments
Deposit settlementsStatutory and other tenant noticesMinimising rental voids

Alternatively, we offer a let only service for landlords that wish to manage their properties themselves. Our let only service provides advice, guidance and other services including:

Preparing your property for lettingClient accounting
Insurance and mortgage requirementsGas and electrical tests and certifications
Rental adviceFurnishings and white goods
Tenancy termsMarketing strategies
ViewingsTenant referencing
Inventory PreparationDrawing up tenancy agreements
Initial rent and deposit collectionDeposit handling
Energy Performance Certification (EPC)Adequacy Standards Checklist for American Military (USAAF)
Utilities sign over 

As experts in our field and with excellent knowledge of market demands and conditions, we can achieve a higher rent than a private landlord. Landlords can also feel secure in the knowledge that their property is consistently rented out at the best market rate and is handled correctly, thanks to our wide range of expertise and training.

We have more than 30 years of expertise providing residential property management services in Bury St. Edmunds and the surrounding areas, and we are well-versed in the significance of prudent residential real estate management. Because of this, the goal of all our property managers is to increase operational performance and guarantee that our clients’ houses are well-maintained and that their communities are excellent places to live.

To find out how our residential property management services can help you, contact us via our telephone number: 01284 702626 or alternatively, email us at and somebody from our residential management team will be in touch.

Hazells, your residential property partner.