We recognise that an investor's needs with more than one property are likely to differ from a customer with only one buy-to-let investment. Hence, our services are scalable to cater for the demands of a portfolio landlord.
STRAIGHT TALKING RESULTS
Suppose the income from your investment portfolio has become a significant source of income. In that case, we understand how important it is to avoid vacant properties. Our strategic approach to marketing delivers award-winning results, with 65% of properties let within 7 days (source: Zoopla). If a property takes a little longer, we will review the strategy with you. By working together, we can avoid dormant investments.
GROWING YOUR PORTFOLIO
Given the close links between our lettings and sales teams, identifying opportunities to grow your portfolio is straightforward. Speak to a Lettings Consultant. They will brief the local sales branches to present a selection of investment properties that meet your requirements. This could be based on areas with high tenant demand or possible yields dependent on your budget. On request, a Lettings Consultant will be happy to accompany you on viewings. To advise on a property's suitability as a buy-to-let property and how it may add value to your portfolio.
MONITORING YOUR PORTFOLIO
The lettings team will monitor each of your properties from the start to the end of each tenancy. Landlords can speak to Property Managers or log-in to your private online account 24/7. It is possible to follow any maintenance work within your account, view statements & invoices, and store any essential reports.
To help assess your budget, we can arrange a meeting with our Financial Advisers. You will benefit from their knowledge of the buy-to-let mortgage market and have access to the best products available.
As your portfolio grows, there will be extra considerations. If a landlord's portfolio includes four or more mortgaged buy-to-let properties, under the current rules, mortgage companies will need to thoroughly analyse the entire portfolio as part of the lending process. This is likely to include the landlord’s experience in the buy-to-let market, assets & liabilities, cash flow across the portfolio, and other income sources. We have specialist advisers to help you collate this information.
If you own an investment property, you will need to complete the appropriate section on a self-assessment form annually. To help you with this, we offer easy to access services to aid your annual tax return. This includes all incoming rents and outgoing expenses that may be tax-deductible.