If you’re thinking about letting and want to find out what your property is worth, contact us for a FREE market appraisal.
How much rent will I get? We are totally committed to delivering the results you expect as a landlord: A high calibre tenant, paying the best possible rent.
Acorn are a member of the National Approved Lettings Scheme (NALS) and we have client money protection to safeguard both our landlords and tenants. We are also members of the Ombudsman Services.
If you are enrolled in the DPS (custodial) we will protect the deposit on your behalf and issue all relevant parties with prescribed information within the allocated 30 days, free of charge. If you are enrolled in any of the other insured schemes, we will work together with you to ensure that all parties are issued with the necessary prescribed information, again within the allocated 30 days, this too is included in our service free of charge.
If you have a difficult situation or tenancy query we can speak on your behalf to our Legal Helpline which provides best practice assistance. With over 50 acts of parliament covering most aspects of Letting, the Localism Act 2012, Right to Rent, L8 ACOP Legionella Risk Assessments and Water Act 2010, HMO 2007. Add to that local planning regulations, Newcastle Article 4, HMO licensing anomalies and you have a really complex letting process.
We agree all prospective lets with a document called ‘Agreement to Let’ providing details of the let and providing our Terms of Business, this is usually issued for digital signature. If there are any updates required, you have the opportunity to check what we have on our records and sign electronically anytime day or night.
As of 1st October 2015, all tenants must be provided with a copy of the valid Gas Safety Record, Energy Performance Certificate along with the How to Rent Guide which is produced by the Government. With your help, we will ensure this information is provided to the Tenants at the start of their tenancy. Failure to comply means that Serious Restrictions are placed on the service of a Section 21 Notice if all three documents have not been provided.
Included in our Agreement to Let document, we provide you with a FREE Risk Assessment Form and complementary guide on how to use the form.
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