Self Manage vs Professional Manage? 7th September 2015

This is a questions often asked by landlords, “Should I manage the property myself or hand it over to a professional? I will probably save money if I self manage... it couldn’t be that much hassle...could it?”

As seasoned property professionals that manages 100’s of properties we have firsthand experience of that “hassle”. Property management is not what it used to be 10 years ago, these days it a lot more complex with HMO Legislation, the tenancy deposit schemes, rent books, EPC’s, gas boiler certificates, landlord registration schemes to name but a few...

At Natalie Clarke Residential we offer the following:

  • Dedicated Property Manager
  • Out of Hours Customer Care
  • A bank of qualified, reliable, affordable, fully insured professional suppliers and contractors
  • Deposit Protection
  • Rent collection and arrears prevention
  • Repairs and maintenance management
  • End of Year Tax Statements
  • Landlord Insurance
  • Courier Key Collection
  • Comprehensive Inventories and Photographic Schedule
  • Access to a bank of Corporate Tenants
  • Video Evidence of ongoing condition

We understand that "hassle free" means different things to different people, that why we provide several service packages so you can be as much or as little involved in the process as you wish. We have found that offering a prospective tenant a professionally managed property speaks volumes - not only about the property, but also the landlord. Using a professional service like Natalie Clarke Residential will minimise your involvement and maximise your yields.