How to select great tenants
Screening prospective tenants is often underestimated in this industry because of the need to place tenants quickly.
You won’t find this happening at Goodwins. We consider the selection of tenants to be our number one priority. Quality tenants will look after your property, communicate issues clearly and quickly to prevent further damage, pay rent on time and are more likely to become long-term occupants.
Goodwins have established strong credit-checking procedures. Anyone can check debt collection agencies and references. As registered property managers we also have access to a specialised credit checking service known as TPS, a comprehensive database of tenants who have vacated premises owing money or caused damage to a property. This acts as an additional safeguard as we will not accept anyone with a bad record as tenants in your property.
At all times we strive to offer our clients close personal attention, competitive fees and a quick response. In addition,
we are truly a multilingual organisation with no less than seven languages being fluently spoken within our team.
Attracting quality tenants
Presenting a well-maintained home to prospective tenants shows you care about their wellbeing. In turn, they will be far more likely to look after your property and become long-term tenants. Some considerations include:
- Is your property free from damp and mould?
- Is there a heating source in the main living area?
- Are electronics included in the rent, such as dishwashers, in good working order?
- Is there adequate car parking on site?
- Are chattels clean and in good condition?
- Do doors and windows open and close properly, and are there any broken windowpanes?
- Do locks work?
With decades of experience in finding tenants and managing properties, our property managers are well-placed to find quality tenants who won’t damage your investment potential.
* Please note: We are an equal housing opportunity management company and do not discriminate against any person due to race, colour, religion, sex, disability, family status or national origin.
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