In 2018 alone we let more than 2,250 properties whilst maintaining rent arrears of just 0.12% compared to the national average of 8%.
What’s more, on average we achieve for our landlords an average tenancy length of 18 months, as well as average tenancy extension of 11.1 months with a 0.82% rent increase. But how do we do it?
We work hard to ensure that your property achieves maximum exposure to attract the very best calibre of tenants:
You property will also be exposed to our 11 branch network and our huge database of prospective tenants.
Optimise the impact of your online listing, launching the property at the right price, with high quality professional pictures, floor plans and videos.
LiFE Virtual Assistant, ensuring no enquiries outside working hours are missed. As most people search for properties outside of working hours, our Virtual Assistant will engage with applicants 24/7.
Pre-completion access for various new developments, allowing us to arrange professional photography, furnishing and viewings before any other agents. Our goal is to find you a tenant pre-completion (where possible).
Our rigorous qualifying and referencing procedure then enables us to identify the perfect tenant for your property:
Initial enquiry screening: applicants are screened with an in-depth, Rightmove recommended 29-point questionnaire, ensuring they meet our required tenant standard.
Viewing:we make sure the property is the right home for the tenant, but equally it gives us an opportunity to understand who they are on a personal level.
Referencing:we use digital tenant on-boarding system goodlord, which provides us with each tenants’ credit check, ID verification, a current landlord reference, confirmation of employment and income and 6 months of bank statement analysis.
Right-to-Rent: as is law, we’re obliged to check tenants' right to rent in the UK.
“As a buy-to-let landlord for many years, this was the first time I had used LiFE Residential as my agent. The team gave me good sensible advice on marketing my property, produced a good flow of prospective tenants and dealt with the tenancy set-up administration very effectively.
The overall level of service was much better than I have been used to through other lettings agents. Everyone I dealt with at LiFE, from my initial contact on-wards, were friendly, knowledgeable and good to work with. Excellent service all round!”
-N. Desshpande, Landlord, Trustpilot.co.uk