Landlord Services

Professional and cost-effective service

If you currently own or intend to purchase residential property for rental in the Dorset area you should consider engaging our property management service. You'll find it both professional and cost-effective.

As we are specialists, we know how to manage property for optimum performance, whilst ensuring smooth running tenancies, and compliance with the various landlord/tenant laws. Maximise the return on your investment - contact us now.

View our landlord fees here

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Our service includes:

  • Visiting you at your property, and providing a rental valuation and any other advice which you may require about letting your property.
  • Advising you on compliance with the various safety regulations.
  • Locating suitable tenants. Your property will be advertised if necessary, however we have excellent contacts with various company and other establishment personnel departments, and furthermore usually have tenants waiting.
  • Accompanying tenant applicants to view the property.
  • Obtaining and evaluating references and credit checks.
  • Preparing a suitable tenancy agreement and arranging signature by the tenant.
  • Collecting and holding as stakeholders a deposit (bond) from the tenant in accordance with the new Tenancy Deposit Protection Schemes, see below for more information.
  • Preparing an inventory and schedule of condition.
  • Checking the tenant into the property and agreeing the inventory.
  • Supervising the transfer of gas, electricity and council tax accounts into the tenant's name.
  • Receiving rental payments monthly in advance, and paying you promptly, together with a detailed statement from our computerised management systems.
  • If required paying regular outgoings for you from rental payments.
  • Inspecting the property periodically, and reporting any problems to you.
  • Arranging any necessary repairs or maintenance, first liaising with you in the case of larger works.
  • Keeping in touch with the tenant on a routine basis, and arranging renewals of the agreement as necessary.
  • Checking tenants out as required, re letting and continuing the process with the minimum of vacant periods to ensure that you receive the optimum return from your property.
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A flexible service to meet your needs

We maintain a flexible attitude, and are generally able to adapt our service to meet our client's individual circumstances and needs, for example by providing a part only service, or alternatively by taking on additional tasks and duties.

We are a registered member with 'The Property Ombudsman'.

In the unlikely event you were to have a complaint with the agent regarding any service received in your dealings with Cornerstone Estates, and you are not satisfied after complaint resolution in house, then you can contact the administrator of the scheme registered at:

The Property Ombudsman
Milford House
43-55 Milford Street
Salisbury
Wiltshire SP1 2BP

Phone: 01722 333306

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