What is the process for selling my property through Auckland Estates?The process of selling your property through Auckland Estates typically begins with a free valuation. Once you have decided to list your property with us, we will take care of the marketing, viewings, and negotiations on your behalf. Our team of experienced estate agents will work closely with you throughout the process to ensure a smooth and successful sale.
How long does it typically take to sell a property in the UK?The time it takes to sell a property in the UK can vary depending on a number of factors, including market conditions, location, and property type. On average, it takes between 6-12 weeks to sell a property in the UK.
What is the difference between a freehold and a leasehold property?A freehold property is one that you own outright, including the land it is built on. A leasehold property, on the other hand, means you own the property for a fixed period of time (the length of the lease), but the land is owned by the freeholder.
How do I find out the current value of my property?You can find out the current value of your property by getting a free valuation from Auckland Estates. We take into account a range of factors, including location, property type, and market conditions, to provide you with an accurate valuation.
Do I need to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) before I can sell my property?Yes, it is a legal requirement to have an EPC before you can sell your property. Auckland Estates can arrange for an EPC to be carried out on your behalf.
How much does it cost to sell my property through Auckland Estates?The cost of selling your property through Auckland Estates will depend on a number of factors, including the value of your property and the services you require. We offer a range of packages to suit different needs and budgets, and we will provide you with a clear breakdown of all costs upfront.
What is the process for renting out my property through Auckland Estates?The process of renting out your property through Auckland Estates typically involves a free rental valuation, marketing your property, conducting viewings, and referencing potential tenants. Our property management team can also take care of ongoing rent collection, maintenance, and inspections on your behalf.
How long does it typically take to find a tenant for my rental property?The time it takes to find a tenant for your rental property can vary depending on a number of factors, including location, property type, and market conditions. On average, it takes between 2-4 weeks to find a suitable tenant.
What is a tenancy agreement, and who is responsible for creating it?A tenancy agreement is a legally binding contract between the landlord and tenant that sets out the terms and conditions of the tenancy. Auckland Estates can create a tenancy agreement on your behalf, or you can use your own.
How much rent can I expect to receive for my rental property?The amount of rent you can expect to receive for your rental property will depend on a number of factors, including location, property type, and market conditions. Our property management team can provide you with a rental valuation to give you an idea of what you can expect to earn.
What is a security deposit, and how much should I ask for?A security deposit is a sum of money paid by the tenant at the start of the tenancy to cover any damages or unpaid rent at the end of the tenancy. In the UK, landlords are legally required to place the security deposit in a government-approved tenancy deposit scheme. The amount of the deposit can vary, but it is typically equal to one or two months' rent. At Auckland Estates, we can advise you on the appropriate amount to ask for based on the specific details of your property and tenancy agreement.
How often will Auckland Estates inspect my rental property?We recommend that rental properties are inspected every three to six months to ensure that they are being well-maintained by the tenant and to identify any issues that may need to be addressed. Auckland Estates can arrange for regular inspections on your behalf and provide you with a report after each inspection.
What happens if my tenant stops paying rent?If your tenant stops paying rent, Auckland Estates can take action to recover the rent owed on your behalf. This may involve sending a notice to the tenant, pursuing legal action, or in extreme cases, seeking possession of the property.
What is the process for renewing a tenancy agreement?The process for renewing a tenancy agreement typically involves discussing the renewal with your tenant, agreeing on any changes to the terms of the agreement, and signing a new agreement. Auckland Estates can handle the renewal process on your behalf, ensuring that all necessary steps are taken to renew the tenancy smoothly.
How much does it cost to use Auckland Estates’ property management services?The cost of using Auckland Estates' property management services will depend on a number of factors, including the level of service you require and the size and complexity of your property portfolio. We offer a range of packages to suit different needs and budgets, and we will provide you with a clear breakdown of all costs upfront. Contact us for more information about our property management services and pricing.