Ashmore Lettings & Sales offer a varied choice of properties that will suit each individual requirement and our detailed Property Search facility will help you match our portfolio of available properties to your needs.
Our management team have over 50 years combined experience in finding quality rental properties and looking after each tenant we place in every property.
The key for a successful tenancy is to match the right tenant to the right property. The time taken to ensure that a property fully meets a tenants requirements is time well spent and our experienced staff will ensure that your criteria is discussed in great detail.
Ashmore Lettings & Sales offer help and advice during every step of the letting process from the initial property search to the day you move in!
We accompany all prospective tenants at viewings (vacant properties) and will discuss with you details of all the necessary paperwork. With our managed service, we also accompany each tenant at the property on the day of move in which enables us to go through the property inventory and answer any questions that may arise.
Ashmore Lettings & Sales insist that Tenants Insurance is in place before the start of every tenancy. We can offer extremely competitive rates through the Alan Boswell Group, our business partner specialising in Tenants Insurance.
Tenants looking for a new home can register their requirements with ‘Property Alerts’ and be the first to be notified of new properties as they become available. Simply let us know a few basic requirements and the latest property details will be sent to your inbox.
Please feel free to browse through the list of properties we have available to let by clicking on the "Property to Let" link on the home page.
Once you have selected a property or properties that you are interested in you will want to arrange a viewing. You can do this by calling the phone number above or use the “Register with Us” link on the left of this page, or you can use the "Email agent" on any one of our affiliate’s page
After a viewing has been conducted and you wish to make an application for the property you have viewed an appointment will be made for you to complete an application form.
The cost of making such an application is £175.00 for a single application and £299.00 for joint. Other fees include £150.00 for tenancy preparation and £99.00 for inventory check-in/ check-out.
Once your application has been received we will conduct no more viewings on that particular property. In essence the property has been "reserved" for you pending successful referencing.
Each applicant will be referenced using our appointed referencing company. This should take no longer than 48 hours providing the referencing company can confirm the information provided on the application.
Please note that the application fee is non-refundable.
If your application is successful we will contact you and arrange a date for you to sign the relevant documents and take possession of the property.
Should your referencing be unsuccessful, don't panic! This may not be the end. Depending on your circumstances we may still be able to proceed with your application. For example a guarantor and/ or rent in advance may be required. Whatever your circumstances we will endeavour to help you in any way we can.
EACH applicant AND your guarantor (if applicable) will be required to sign the respective Tenancy Agreement/ Guarantor Agreement PRIOR to the tenancy commencing.
Further to satisfactory references being obtained the tenancy will proceed subject to authorisation from the property owner. At this time the full property deposit will be due. The deposit will be no more than 5 weeks equivalent of the monthly rent. An additional amount may be required in certain circumstances.
Additional clauses to the standard Tenancy Agreement (including Pet Addendums) will incur an additional charge of £48.00 per clause.
The first months rent must be paid by cleared funds, on or before the moving in date.
You will be asked to sign a standing order mandate to collect future months rental payments.
The rent you pay is exclusive and hence does not include gas, electricity, water rates, council tax or telephone charges unless otherwise stated. The transfer of utilities into your name is your responsibility.
All of our properties are available on a minimum fixed-term, six-month assured shorthold tenancy only, unless otherwise stated.
Accidental Damage Insurance
The tenancy will be granted upon the condition that you hold insurance that the landlord or agent considers adequate to protect your possessions and accidental damage caused by you to any/all of the furniture and fixtures and fittings at the property as detailed on the inventory. A copy of your insurance certificate must be supplied prior to moving into the property. Ashmore Lettings & Sales are partners with the Alan Boswell Group, who will provide to you, as part of our requirements, a no obligation, tenants contents insurance quotation. You can contact Alan Boswell Group direct on the following telephone numbers: 01603 218000/ 01603 967905 or click the button below and follow the instructions:
A representative from Ashmore Lettings & Sales will be present at the Move In to read the meters and to assist with the operation of all relevant equipment and appliances. As stated above there is a Tenancy Set-Up Fee of £150.00 for the preparation and completion of all necessary tenancy documentation, which include all relevant certificates i.e. gas certificate, electric certificate, energy performance certificate, inventory & schedule of condition etc. You will also be provided with the How to Rent guide and the Prescribed Information including Terms & Conditions of the Deposit Protection Scheme we use to protect your security deposit.
Ending the Tenancy
As stated above the check out fee of £99.00 is required at the point when notice is given. This fee covers the dilapidations report including liaising with contractors to agree and provide quote for works. Also to undertake deposit negotiations with the deposit scheme.
Notices must be sent in writing as specified in the Tenancy Agreement.
The deposit will be refunded soon after vacation of the accommodation, providing the property is left in a clean and undamaged condition and all monies due under the terms of the tenancy have been paid in full.
All reference requests for future landlords or letting agents are charged at £30.00 providing the request, which must be in writing, is received within 3 months. Any requests after this period will be charged at £95.00.
Ashmore Lettings & Sales reserve the right to remarket a property should the above requirements not be met.
Immigration Act 2016
From the 1st December 2014 all landlords will be required to check the immigration status of their tenants and any occupants above the age of 18. Acceptable documents for verification include biometric immigration papers, valid passports or an immigration status paper that says the named person is able to stay in the country for a specified period of time. For more information please follow the link immigration act 2016.