Landlords

Fully-managed letting service

Why choose this service?

From finding a tenant to managing your regulatory responsibilities, this is our most popular service as we take care of everything for you. 

We have a dedicated property management team who look after all aspects of your investment property, from collecting rent to getting the washing machine fixed. 

Benefits of using this service

Low risk – our ‘no let, no fee’ service is only chargeable on letting the property 

Comprehensive marketing – full advertising through our website, property websites, social media and press

Stand out – distinctive ‘To Let’ and ‘Too Late’ boards

Save time – we accompany your viewings so you don’t have to

Peace of mind – we operate tenant referencing, tenancy agreements, deposit management and work with you to manage your regulatory responsibilities and property maintenance

Reduce admin – condition and inventory records and tenant ‘check in’ and ‘out’ with all utility companies informed

Keeping track – collection of rent, monthly rental statements and annual accounts statement for tax purposes

Notices managed – all tenancy renewals and serving of notices managed

In addition, we offer rent protection insurance, which is free to new managed landlords for the first six months and available to purchase after this.

Helping you to manage your legal responsibilities

When we manage your property, we work with you to ensure that your property meets with all current legislation, keeping your tenants safe and giving you peace of mind. 

Here is a brief overview of some of the legal requirements for all landlords:

You Must Have   Approximate costs, which are subject to change
Landlord gas safety check conducted by gas safe engineer  This must be done once a year and it is illegal to let a property without an in-date certificate. Penalties can include large fines and even imprisonment. Approx. £65 or £90 with boiler service at the same time 
Smoke alarms The law simply stipulates you should have smoke alarms on each floor of the property. Wigwam® do NOT recommend battery alarms. Two battery supplied and fitted under £100, see best practice below.
Carbon monoxide alarms The law stipulates you should have a carbon monoxide detector by all items that could give off carbon monoxide (i.e. wood burning stove). Wigwam® do NOT recommend battery alarms. One battery alarm supplied and fitted around £50-£60, see best practice below.
Soft furnishing match safety tag  All soft furnishings left at the property, like sofas and beds must have the match safety tag on them showing they are fire retardant. Wigwam recommend renting your property unfurnished 
Legionella testing The water supply should have a legionella assessment conducted prior to letting and tenants should be informed of how to use the water supply to avoid problems while they are tenants. £60 for the initial check from qualified legionella testing company.
Landlord health and safety check As the landlord, you are responsible for making sure the property you let is safe for tenants to live in.  Landlords should do this check, we can advise.
Wigwam requirements    Approximate cost 
Stat Periodic Electrical inspection Conducted by a qualified electrician every five years to make sure the electric supply in the property is safe and meets current standards. £150-200 approx.

Tenant find only service

Why choose this service?
This service is for landlords who have time to deal with a lot of the day-to-day running of an investment property. We will market the property, find a tenant and agree moving dates with you.  Once they move in, we will hand over your contact details and they will liaise with you directly.
We offer an honest and transparent service and we never forget that we are working for you, our customer.  
Benefits of using this service
Let your property quickly – large database of potential tenants 
Qualified – ARLA qualified staff
Advice – free rental consultation
Stand out – distinctive ‘TO LET’ and ‘TOO LATE’ boards
Advertising - full online and office advertising
Save time – accompanied viewings
Reduce admin – tenant referencing, tenancy agreement, EPC and Gas Safety certificates