Our rigorous marketing activities at branch level and online, attract a constant flow of prospective tenants. These include high traffic websites dedicated to finding you the right tenant 24 hours a day; extensive Google product marketing; listing and advertising on major UK property portals including Rightmove, Primelocation and Zoopla and using social media.
As renting is a way of life now, most tenants are long-term renters who pay rent on time and look after their accommodation. These tend to be corporate and working professionals who have good budgets and like convenience. Attracting these types of tenant should be your priority.
Our Finance Director is a chartered accountant and oversees our Accounts Centre which provides a range of services to landlords including rent collection. Our strategy for managing rent payments works well mainly because our reference process is extremely thorough at the outset.
Benham and Reeves are founder members of ARLA Propertymark (the Association of Residential Letting Agents); members of The Property Ombudsman for Lettings and the Tenancy Deposit Scheme. Compliance is important to us and we thoroughly support agent accountability within the property sector.
Most of the properties we let are also professionally managed by us so you can be sure that if there's a problem, we will respond promptly to resolve any issues. More information can be found in our property management section.
All of our branch managers understand what motivates investors and are very knowledgeable about the local markets they operate in. If you need more in-depth investment advice or tax guidance for overseas investors, our directors who are investors themselves, can also help.
“May I put on record what a fantastic job you have done. You have been obliging and fully supportive in the entire process of renting the apartment. In addition you do it with a great amount of charm. I would recommend Benham & Reeves if any of my friends/family needed to rent an apartment.”
“From an initial phone call to instruct you on Monday of this week, we have just signed and returned the Tenancy Agreement. All done in a working week! It is confidence building to know the development is in high demand, and you are turning that into successful rentals.”
“I was well informed and Benham and Reeves handled everything for me. What I enjoy most is their personal touch and this quality of service is what makes them different. Benham and Reeves also get very good tenants, who pay on time!!”
“Benham and Reeves Residential Lettings and sister company Instyle Direct have been a great team, working hand-in-glove to give us excellent service and we would definitely recommend the team to our colleagues and friends.”
We are starting to offer a new monthly page featuring our best-yielding investment properties in London. While London house prices continue to remain subdued due to uncertainty in the sales market, rental demand is robust. According to Rightmove, London’s asking rents have increased by 8.2% in the last year, with the average rental property in the capital now averaging a record £2,093 per...