What makes Sageward different?
We Pride ourselves on:
- Unbeatable personable and professional customer service
- Low affordable Landlord service rates
- Prominent shop base in Parliament Square Hertford
- We only specialise in Lettings giving our full attention to the Property, Landlord and Tenant
- We are Multi-Award Winning for Best Letting Agent in Herford 2 years running 2022-2023 & 2021-2022 voted by the British Property Awards and Gold Winner for Best Lettings Agent 2014-2018 as voted by the ESTAS
The lettings process
Book in a free no obligation Valuation
Instruct and book in our Professional Photography
Property Marketed on Rightmove & SageWard Website
Viewings Arranged & Accompanied by SageWard
Reference & Credit Checks carried out on prospective Tenant(s)
Agree move-in date & sign paperwork
Get your house ready
Property Inventory carried out (Fully Managed)
Tenants sign paperwork
Collect keys & move-in
SageWard Lettings offer two services to suit your requirements, we aim to be the most competitive Letting Agent in our local area as well as providing unbeatable, Award Winning Customer Service using our knowledge and expertise throughout the entire process.
Our most popular Service: Arrange a free, no obligation property valuation, market your property on Rightmove, Zoopla, Prime Location, SageWard Website, SageWard Lettings Facebook Page and within our shop window displays, accompany all property viewings, Carry out the necessary Reference and Credit Checks on the prospective Tenant(s) with Rentshield Direct as well as a Right To Rent Check and forward the Reference and Credit Check Final Reports on to the Landlord for their approval , discuss legal requirements needed, provide a fully comprehensive and photographic property inventory, draw up an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement (AST), submit tenants deposit to DPS (Deposit Protection Scheme) as required by law, provide information on Rentshield Landlords insurance and Rentshield Rent Guarantee(costs in addition), collect in advance and transfer rental income directly into your chosen account (less our commission), deal directly with the tenant should there be any maintenance issues and instruct relevant contractors on your initial approval, carry out routine property inspections, deal with renewals, rental reviews and finally conducting the end of tenancy check-out, arranging any necessary works required for dilapidations and conclude any deductions from the Tenants deposit via DPS.
Our Charge: 9% plus vat (10.8% inc vat) – (our monthly commission taken from the rental each month) plus a ‘One Off’ £200.00 plus vat (£240.00 inc vat) Tenancy Set-Up Fee per tenancy– (example of a property rented at £1000pcm would be £108.00 (inc vat) per month plus initial one off £240.00 inc vat Tenancy Set-Up Fee)
Tenant Find/Let Only
Arrange a free, no obligation property valuation, market your property on Rightmove, Zoopla, Prime Location, SageWard Website, SageWard Lettings Facebook Page and within our shop window displays, accompany all property viewings, Carry out the necessary Reference and Credit Checks on the prospective Tenant(s) with Rentshield Direct as well as a Right To Rent Check and forward the Reference and Credit Check Final Reports on to the Landlord for their approval , discuss legal requirements needed,
A Property Inventory can be provided at an additional charge (charge dependant on property), draw up an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement (AST), collect deposit and first months rent paid in advance and transfer to Landlord (less our fees). The Landlord will be responsible for submitting the deposit into a Governed Deposit Scheme, collecting the monthly rental, liaising and dealing with the Tenants directly, carrying out routine property inspections, ensuring legal requirements are renewed and deal with the end of tenancy check-out and return of Tenants deposit.
Our Charge: 5% plus vat of the annual rental- (one off fee for the duration of the tenancy) (6% including vat) plus a ‘One Off’ £200.00 plus vat (£240.00 including vat) Tenancy Set-Up Fee per tenancy (Example of a property rented at £1000pcm would be a one-off fee of £720.00 (including vat) plus £240.00 (including vat) Set-Up Fee.
All Charges (Inclusive of VAT)
SageWard Lettings is a member of a client money protection scheme. The name and address of the client money protection scheme provider is Client Money Protect of Premiere House, 1st Floor, Elstree Way, Borehamwood WD6 1JH
SageWard Lettings is a member of The Property Ombudsman redress scheme (TPO)