Overview

Acorn Properties are one of the longest operating letting agents in the North East with vast experience of the lettings market.

If you’re thinking about letting and want to find out what your property is worth, contact us for a FREE market appraisal.

Free Rental Valuation

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.

Accredited Agent

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.

Damage Deposits

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 still 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.

Legal Helpline

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.

Confirmation of Let

Every tenancy agreed is confirmed in our digital ‘confirmation of let’ document. 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.

Deregulation Act

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.  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.

Legionella Risk Assessment

Included in our Confirmation of Let document, we provide you with a FREE Risk Assessment Form and complementary guide on how to use the form.

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Jesmond Office

59 St George's Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 2SX

0191 212 2020

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Durham Office

6 Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3HL

0191 212 6970

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