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Welcome to Alivin Place Property Management, the complete service for Landlords including lettings and management.

Alivin Place Property Management is the only truly comprehensive, one stop service for private Landlords and investment property owners in central London. It encompasses a unique letting service using multiple agents, ongoing property management and portfolio management.

The Alivin Place Property Management service allows property owners to treat their investment property like any other financial investment. Alivin Place looks after everything relating to the property so that owners can be confident that their property asset is being looked after and the income from it is being maximised.

Based in Marylebone London, with properties throughout central and inner London including Kensington, Chelsea, Westminster, The City and Docklands, Alivin Place Property Management has an excellent local knowledge of the lettings market and excellent relationships with local letting agents.

The company has an extensive database of reliable suppliers and professional tradesmen to meet every need at competitive rates.

The fee structure is simple, clear and very competitive, and guaranteed to be lower than competitors providing similar services. The service offers total peace of mind to property owners, with a reliable, professional and comprehensive service.

Summary of Services and Fees

Property Management Service

  • Management from the day tenants move in, to the day they move out.
  • A key handling service and 24-hour emergency advice and call out service, and management of all repair works is standard.
  • A four or six-monthly property inspection including a written report is also standard as is a pre-check-out meeting with departing tenants.
  • Alivin Place prepares and maintains very detailed records of each property, which means management of the property can be proactive, with planned maintenance and immediate response to every eventuality.
  • Regular reports and updates are sent to owners tailored to individual preferences and requirements.
  • Owners can be as involved or 'hands-off' as they choose.
  • An electronic management system ensures control of all aspects of the property management process.
  • General and preventative maintenance co-ordination and management is available as required.
  • After tenant check out Alivin Place will review and co-ordinate dilapidations, cleaning and routine maintenance, and manage works as required.
  • We can take over management of a property at anytime regardless if already let or not.

Portfolio Management

  • We specialise in Portfolio Management for investors with more than one property, regardless of where they are located in London
  • You'll have the benefit of one dedicated account manager and further reduced fees.

Letting, Instruction and Co-ordination Service

  • At first letting or on termination of a tenancy, Alivin Place handles instructions to approved letting agents and keeps in constant touch with agents until the property is let.
  • At least six letting agents are used to maximise the pool of potential tenants and minimise void periods. Owners receive weekly progress reports and have just one point of contact throughout the letting process.
  • Comprehensive marketing materials and photography is provided to assist marketing the property.
  • Alivin Place co-ordinates the offer, contract lease, terms and conditions and references and can liaise with the tenant, letting agent and landlord or legal representative to ensure a smooth and efficient letting process.
  • An inventory and quality assessment service on tenant check- in is available to Landlords for an additional fee.
  • Access for viewings is arranged with tenants and/or letting agents and keys are co-ordinated and safeguarded.
  • Alivin Place contracted letting agents charge only 8% letting commission compared to the general market rate of 10-11%.
  • There are no renewal fees paid to the letting agent after the first year, unless agreed otherwise.

Additional Services

  • Check-in service including:
    · tenant introduction and property overview.
    · schedule of condition, review and written report to owners.
    · complete photographic record of property condition.
  • Check-out service including dilapidations report and deposit repayment co-ordination.
  • Interim (vacant premises) management during void periods can be arranged to ensure the property is secure, clean and presentable for an additional fee.
  • Alivin Place can undertake a range of services including refurbishment, furnishing, general repairs, preventative maintenance, carpet renewal, decorating and security review.
  • Contract and light cleaning services.
  • Financial and accounting services.
  • Floor plan service.
  • Gas safety certification.
  • EICR electrical safety certificate and portable appliance (PAT) test certificate.
  • Other services as required by clients.

Fees

  • Comprehensive Property Management6% of rental income
  • Portfolio Management for 5 properties or more5% of rental income
  • Letting Service
    · charge from the letting agency  8% of rental income
    · letting and co-ordination service by Alivin Place from £200
    · renewal fees from the letting agency for future years 0%
  • Renewals for future years
    · there are no renewal fees charge by the letting agency
    · renewals administration service by Alivin Place£200
  • Inventory of non-fixed items, one time charge £100
  • Check-in Service schedule of condition & photography from £200
  • Check-out Service and dilapidations report  from £200
  • Insurance claims co-ordination £200
  • New property defects check service  from £200
  • Sale completion service  from £300
  • Property visits for non-management related issues  £90
  • Deed of covenants co-ordination £75
  • Landlord client account refundable float £500

Minimum Property Management fees apply, per annum £1250
Property Management Fees are charged 6 months in advance.
All our charges are exclusive of VAT currently 20%
Please refer to our contract, terms and conditions for further information.

In addition to offering the most comprehensive letting and management service, Alivin Place offers the most competitive fees of any central London agent. Assuring you of our best service at all times.

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