Pieces of legislation covering rental properties in the UK
Years of experience in the property market
Peace of mind for landlords choosing our Fully Managed service
You’ll receive a 5 star service and tailored advice from out lettings team.
Step-by-step lettings process for landlords
First-time landlord? Here is a brief guide to letting a property with Michael Anthony and Village Homes.
The rental value
We start by providing an accurate valuation to work out your property’s worth and expected rental income. Our Valuation Managers know the local lettings market with over 30 years experience
The lettings services
We will explain the service options available and the rental process. Choose the landlord service that is right for you – Tenant Find Only, Rent Collection or Fully Managed. For information on our fees, see our Fees Schedule.
Marketing your property
We’ll use our latest technology to take professional HDR photos, 360 virtual tours and LIDAR floorplan, then place your property on the market. It will be comprehensively marketed through our website, Rightmove, Zoopla, On The Market and across social media.
Viewings & Feedback
We can manage tenant viewings for you and will update you with feedback as soon as possible. Our ARLA trained agents will discuss with you any interest and offers from prospective tenants.
Once you have approved an offer, our thorough tenant referencing process begins using a reputable referencing company to check tenant credentials including finances to ensure peace of mind.
We will prepare a tenancy agreement on your behalf and arrange the paperwork. Our Tenancy Agreement has been specifically drawn up to take account of the latest legislation and to protect your interest.
Deposit & move in
Once the tenancy agreement has been signed by both parties and the deposit has been collected, the tenant can move in.
For peace of mind, our in-house property management team can fully manage your property and deal swiftly and efficiently with any issues arising. We will regularly inspect your property, keep you fully compliant and negotiate your rental to keep within the going market rate. Ask about our Fully Managed service.
Why let your property with Michael Anthony?
Established in 1989 by Michael Anthony Donnachie F.N.A.E.A. Michael Anthony has built a reputation for exceptional customer service and vast local knowledge with the foresight of ensuring all our customers have the best experience possible.
Flexible landlord services
We provide our landlords with three different lettings and property management options to suit your needs and circumstances: Tenant Find Only, Rent Collection and Fully Managed, where we take care of it all. For information on our fees, see our Fees Schedule.
Regulated and compliant
Unlike some letting agents, Michael Anthony are Licensed Members of ARLA, the Association of Residential Letting Agents. We are compliant with letting legislation to keep our landlords, tenants and properties protected.
Our staff are highly trained property professionals and receive ongoing professional training. We are all fluent in property letting agency legislation and practices to ensure you receive the best possible advice and service.
Why should I use a regulated agent?
Every year, unlicensed letting agents cost Britain’s tenants and landlords thousands of pounds because they don’t have protective measures in place to guarantee your money. But rest assured, Michael Anthony estate agents in Aylesbury and Leighton Buuard are Licenced ARLA members. This means:
You are consulting with qualified, trained agents
Your money is protected by a Client Money Protection Scheme
You deal with an agent who follows a Code of Practice and Rules of Conduct
Your agent has Professional Indemnity Insurance
Your agent has a route to redress should something go wrong
In-House Property Management
Unlike some of our competitors, when you instruct Michael Anthony to fully manage your property, throughout the process you will be dealing with our property managers who can request contractors and tradespeople of your choice. We also have a large local contractor database of tradesmen should you require. We’ll ensure you are fully compliant and send you regular reports to assure you that your asset is being cared for.