Lettings & Property Management
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01204 881 500
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Dwellings for smart Landlords

Whether you’re a first time landlord or an experienced investor, you want to know your property is in safe hands and the effort involved in renting it out doesn’t outweigh the financial advantages.

Dwellings can give you that peace of mind. Friendly and knowledgeable we have more than 20 years experience of residential lettings in Bury, Bolton, Rossendale, Blackburn and surrounding North Manchester areas.

Why let with Dwellings?

  • We’ll advertise your property on Rightmove, On the Market, in our shop front, in local press and of course you’ll have seen our eye-catching “To Let” boards around!
  • We offer a free market appraisal
  • We offer highly competitive rates
  • We offer Rent Guarantee  & Legal Cover Insurance, Let Alliance will pay your rent until vacant possession is gained as well as the  legal costs. There is no policy excess.
  • We’ll provide accompnied viewings 7 days a week
  • We have access to a pool of reputable local trades people for property repairs and maintenance
  • We’re members of the Deposit Protection Scheme and the Property Ombudsman Scheme
  • We take a highly proactive approach to any problems throughout the tenancy

We offer three levels of service:

Full management service

we take on after every aspect of the rental including behind the scenes administration and practical requirements including

  • Marketing: we’ll advertise your property in the Bury Times property website, in the colour showroom displays and rental list at our town centre offices, online at dwellingsproperties.com and using our distinctive “To Let” boards.
  • Accompanied viewings: we will arrange viewings and accompany prospective tenants around your property in accordance with your individual requirements.
  • Tenant referencing: we partner with Let Alliance to provide credit checks, employment references and landlord’s references.
  • Rent Guarantee and Legal Cover insurance:  Let Alliance will pay your rent until vacant possession is gained as well as the legal costs. There is no policy excess.
  • Safety checks: on your instruction we can arrange your Energy Performance Certificate, Landlords Gas Safety Certificate and Electrical Periodical Certificate.
  • Tenancy Agreement: Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement, minimum period 6 months.
  • Utility bills: we’ll advise your gas, electric, water and council tax providers about the change in tenancy at your property.
  • Rent collection: we’ll organise the standing order arrangements with your tenant, pay you by bank transfer and send you monthly statements.
  • Tenant point of contact: will be the tenants’ first point of contact for all financial, environmental, maintenance and repair issues.
  • Serving Notice: when you need your property back, we’ll make it happen serving notices, checking inventories and arranging the appropriate repayment of deposits.

Let only

  • Marketing: we’ll advertise your property in the Bury Times property website, in the colour showroom displays and rental list at our town centre offices, online at dwellingsproperties.com and using our distinctive “To Let” boards.
  • Accompanied viewings: we will arrange viewings and accompany prospective tenants around your property in accordance with your individual requirements.
  • Tenant referencing: we partner with Let Alliance to provide credit checks, employment references and landlord’s references.
  • Rent Guarantee and Legal Cover insurance: Let Alliance will pay your rent until vacant possession is gained as well as the legal costs. There is no policy excess.
  • Safety checks: on your instruction we can arrange your Energy Performance Certificate, Landlords Gas Safety Certificate and Electrical Periodical Certificate.
  • Tenancy Agreement: Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement, minimum period 6 months.
  • Utility bills: we’ll advise your gas, electric, water and council tax providers about the change in tenancy at your property.
  • Rent collection: we’ll organise the standing order arrangements with your tenant, pay you by bank transfer and send you monthly statements.

Tenant find only:

  • Marketing: we’ll advertise your property in the Bury Times property website, in the colour showroom displays and rental list at our town centre offices, online at dwellingsproperties.com and using our distinctive “To Let” boards.
  • Accompanied viewings: we will arrange viewings and accompany prospective tenants around your property in accordance with your individual requirements.
  • Tenant referencing: we partner with Let Alliance to provide credit checks, employment references and landlord’s references.

Call 01204 881 500 to speak to us about your rental requirements.

Tenant Referencing & holding deposits

Before offering you a tenancy we will apply for references, complete credit checks & right to rent checks.
You will pay a holding deposit equivalent to 1 weeks rent.

When signing for your tenancy you will pay 1 months’ rent in advance and a deposit equivalent to 5 weeks rent.

Please note: if your references/credit checks are not acceptable or you withdraw your application your holding deposit is non-refundable.

We are members of The Property Ombudsman Scheme & UKALA
Our client’s money protection is provided by UKALA

Repairs

Dwellings opening hours are between Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm, Saturday between 9.00am to 2.00pm and you can contact us on 01204 881500 or complete the online repair form.

Permitted payments and tenant protection information

Permitted payments

For properties in England, the Tenant Fees Act 2019 means that in addition to rent, lettings agents can only charge tenants (or anyone acting on the tenant’s behalf) the following permitted payments: