Welcome to WikiWirral, sharing is what we do best.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,009,033
Topics74,585
Members12,766
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs36
Most Online7,831
Apr 8th, 2013
Who's Online Now
58 registered members (alan128, 11 invisible), 1,243 guests, and363 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Wirral War Gaming Club Opening Night .. FREE Entry
by WargamerNik. 17th Oct 2018 9:41am
New Brighton Sunset
by buddy. 15th Oct 2018 11:37am
Auntie Beeb Goes Gay
by fish5133. 13th Oct 2018 12:34am
justice?
by casper. 12th Oct 2018 6:32pm
New Wirral History
757 Rocks Wallasey Road Liscard
by derekdwc. 16th Oct 2018 8:04pm
756 Scrap Yard Wallasey Road Liscard
by derekdwc. 16th Oct 2018 8:00pm
755 Beer Keg Wallasey Road Liscard
by derekdwc. 16th Oct 2018 7:55pm
Mersey Tunnel tolls, 1934
by yoller. 21st Sep 2018 9:32am
Hope Street New Brighton
by cutespam. 25th Aug 2018 10:00pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
No more bridge, never be the same
Over Exposed Crash Site
Topic Replies
Buy and Sell car?
by fish5133. 17th Oct 2018 6:02pm
756 Scrap Yard Wallasey Road Liscard
by diggingdeeper. 17th Oct 2018 5:16pm
Why has Wiki
by Dilly. 17th Oct 2018 3:13pm
Processed Meat
by casper. 17th Oct 2018 2:08pm
757 Rocks Wallasey Road Liscard
by zigzagwanderer. 17th Oct 2018 11:56am
Wirral War Gaming Club Opening Night .. FREE Entry
by WargamerNik. 17th Oct 2018 9:41am
Cammel Laird's Contract Win
by diggingdeeper. 16th Oct 2018 10:04pm
755 Beer Keg Wallasey Road Liscard
by derekdwc. 16th Oct 2018 7:55pm
Bromborough
by venice. 16th Oct 2018 4:14pm
October
M T W T F S S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
1950's Museum Denbigh
by cools. 13th Oct 2018 10:13am
Giant Puppets Wirral
by ShySusie. 9th Oct 2018 8:14am
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Need advice about Letting #1032489
16th Mar 2017 10:58am
16th Mar 2017 10:58am
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 84
wirral
Y
yr20405 Offline OP
Member
yr20405  Offline OP
Member
Y
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 84
wirral
I'm currently with an agent who's managing my property but he's doing a bad job of it.

Anyone know of any reliable decent letting agents that do their job? and also If I were to manage a property on my own apart from dealing with any problems with the property. would I have to do any paperwork?

Google Ads
Re: Need advice about Letting [Re: yr20405] #1032490
16th Mar 2017 11:17am
16th Mar 2017 11:17am
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 180
Just here
K
kittykat Offline
Enthusiast
kittykat  Offline
Enthusiast
K
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 180
Just here
Andrews Estates I would recommend, Jones & Chapman steer well clear of. You could always try a tenant find only so they'll advertise and do the tenancy etc and that's it leaving you responsible to collect rent and manage it yourself. People seem not to like this as too much responsibility and don't like the phone calls but if a tenant isn't going to pay the rent they won't pay the agent either and if there is a problem with the property the agent will only ring you anyway unless it's a minor issue which you will be charged through the nose for. If you advertise it yourself you will be inundated with people but it's up to you if you trust your gut instinct to choose wisely. Just make sure you get a tenancy agreement in place.

Re: Need advice about Letting [Re: kittykat] #1032491
16th Mar 2017 11:24am
16th Mar 2017 11:24am
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 2,334
between heaven & hell
starakita Online content

Forum Master
starakita  Online Content

Forum Master
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 2,334
between heaven & hell
I've just been switched to Reeds Rains.I was with the previous agent for 4 years the landlord must of decided on a change,the new property manager has phoned me & introduced himself & sent a letter.I've had a few problems which have never got sorted so hopefully things may be better with these but I'm only a tennant so it's in the landlords hands.


no1s gonna keep me from u
Re: Need advice about Letting [Re: yr20405] #1032533
16th Mar 2017 4:53pm
16th Mar 2017 4:53pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 11,998
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 11,998
Birkenhead
Moscrops aren't bad, seem to consult the landlord for authorisation where repairs are needed. Eleccy, gas, carpet people they use are great but they tend to use a Liverpool plumbers which, as a tenant, I asked for someone else because they were rubbish so their gas man did the jobs instead. Decorators are ok for complete jobs but a bit rubbish for cheap smaller touch up jobs (eg used matt to touch up satin paint). I think Moscrops are basically responsive to the landlord's requirements, a penny pinching landlord will get a penny pinching job, a more responsible Landlord will get a decent job. Overall from a tenant's aspect I have been pleased with Moscrop's service despite having a bit of a penny pinching landlord.

If you go it alone you may have to register with a deposit protection scheme, some are dear some are free. Dealing with some tradesmen isn't the best way to keep your hair.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Need advice about Letting [Re: yr20405] #1032659
17th Mar 2017 8:48pm
17th Mar 2017 8:48pm
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,423
Wirral
V
venice Offline

Forum Guardian
venice  Offline

Forum Guardian
V
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,423
Wirral
Dont forget you can haggle these days to get the % down once you have narrowed down to a couple of potential agents. Id be looking for no more than 8% .These links from last time are still relevant to the actual paperwork and knowledge you would need in order to manage it yourself. The forums help no end if you ask questions. Just tenant find is a reasonable middle course if you live near enough to the rented property to do maintenance bits and pieces yourself.

http://www.landlordzone.co.uk/forums/forum.

and this

http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5180214


Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Why has Wiki
by Dilly. 17th Oct 2018 10:38am
Wirral War Gaming Club Opening Night .. FREE Entry
by WargamerNik. 17th Oct 2018 9:41am
Buy and Sell car?
by fish5133. 16th Oct 2018 8:31pm
757 Rocks Wallasey Road Liscard
by derekdwc. 16th Oct 2018 8:04pm
756 Scrap Yard Wallasey Road Liscard
by derekdwc. 16th Oct 2018 8:00pm
For Sale & Free
two bar stools & 1 Computer chair Free
by gerry1. 10th Oct 2018 12:50pm
Ariston hifi amplifier £40, speakers £20
by montyz. 10th Oct 2018 10:44am
Selection of boys trainers size 12 and 13
by lauren_lfc89. 24th Sep 2018 5:30pm
Old adult bikes wanted cheap or free?
by mike1965. 24th Sep 2018 9:24am
Electric Bass Guitar / and amp
by gerrymoore. 22nd Sep 2018 8:54am
Member Spotlight
snowhite
snowhite
Wirral
Posts: 6,889
Joined: January 2014
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Paulc76, Jen13, Skilly, Natalie3H, Mr_Grumpy
12766 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
Capt_America (2018)
New Wirral Info
Why has Wiki
by Dilly. 17th Oct 2018 10:38am
Bromborough
by venice. 16th Oct 2018 4:14pm
Handyperson
by lincle. 12th Oct 2018 10:58am
Capital and Innovation
by bliplandy. 8th Oct 2018 8:14am
Cycle path?
by Excoriator. 5th Oct 2018 11:44pm
News : New Topics
Bulldog Bites Scotsman
by ShySusie. 11th Oct 2018 2:08pm
New Thames Tunnel
by Norton. 10th Oct 2018 6:35pm
Trams planned for our Docks
by Norton. 10th Oct 2018 4:52pm
2 Siamese cats stolen
by muzzy2. 7th Oct 2018 8:03pm
Cammel Laird's Contract Win
by diggingdeeper. 7th Oct 2018 6:55pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Buy and Sell car?
by fish5133. 16th Oct 2018 8:31pm
Flu Vaccine 2018
by Moonstar. 9th Oct 2018 1:06pm
Ghost In The Bedroom!
by ShySusie. 6th Oct 2018 1:27pm
Processed Meat
by granny. 3rd Oct 2018 9:41am
Black Dog Hauntings!!!
by ShySusie. 1st Oct 2018 4:17pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Wed 7:43am
Sunset Wed 6:11pm
Local Time Wed 6:15pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1