As well as private Landlords who require our services for one individual property, we act on behalf of large estates
and let and manage hundreds of portfolio properties.
We understand that securing the right tenant quickly and on the best possible terms is key to ensuring you secure the strongest return on your investment. With our experienced team and in-depth local knowledge, we are in the ideal position to match your property with the perfect tenant.
Our team can advise you on everything from achievable monthly rents, length and terms of tenancy to suit your individual requirements.
Whether you are simply looking for our support to secure a tenant, or you want to take advantage of our full property management service,
with Davis & Bowring you are guaranteed an exceptional level of service from true letting professionals.
We can take care of all the related legislative requirements on your behalf. From the commissioning of an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC),
to the compiling of inventories and arranging the necessary safety checks, you can leave this all in our capable hands.
All of our tenants are professionally referenced and we are members of both The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
and My Deposits as part of the Government’s Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme.
With us as your lettings partner, you can enjoy total peace of mind.
Davis & Bowring commenced trading in 1942 and now benefits from 75 years of experience, knowledge and expertise in residential lettings and property management. Our team offers a courteous, friendly and professional service, leaving you in the knowledge that you have entrusted your property into safe hands.
We provide a comprehensive service to introduce suitable tenants to your property in the shortest time possible at the maximum rental,
taking account of current market trends.
Unoccupied property caretaking service: WEEKLY/FORTNIGHTLY/MONTHLY VISITS fee quote on request based on duties requested, time taken and mileage.
Letting only: One month’s rent plus VAT
(subject to a minimum fee of £600 plus VAT).
Letting and rent collection: 80% of one month’s rent plus VAT then 6% commission each month plus VAT (6 month agency contact).
Letting and full management: 80% of one month’s rent plus VAT then 12% commission each month plus VAT (6 month agency contract).
EPC: £75 plus VAT.
Floor plans: £75 plus VAT.
References: £30 plus VAT per person/guarantor.
Schedule of condition/inventory: Fee quote for larger, older properties or furnished based on time.
Tenancy deposit fee: £15 plus VAT.
Tenancy renewal: £80 plus VAT.
Hourly rate: £100, travel @ 50% , mileage at 0.60p, all plus VAT.
Withdrawal fee, prior to tenancy starting: £300 plus VAT.
Application fee: Zero.
Payment terms: 1% on cash.
Tenancy renewal: Zero.
Holding deposit: One week’s rent.
Deposit: Five weeks’ rent (includes the Holding Deposit).
Loss of keys/security fobs: Cost of actual replacement and also reasonable charge to cover agent’s time in getting keys cut.
Rent arrears: Interest chargeable 3% above the Bank of England base rate on the late payment of rent from the date the payment is missed.
Variation, addition or removal of Tenant from tenancy agreement at Tenant’s request: £50 incl VAT.