We are the local experts in lettings and property management.

Our valued landlord list comprises single-property landlords and those with a portfolio of rental accommodation.

We pride ourselves on being able to offer a personal and professional service, treating each landlord as an individual.

We prefer to get to know our landlords, so we can understand their requirements, then meet and surpass their expectations.

All our rental options for landlords can be found here.

Please get in touch with us if you’re thinking of renting out a property.

A landlord’s obligations

When letting out a property there are some legal and essential requirements that you as a landlord will need to adhere to, prior to starting and during any tenancy agreement.

You are responsible for:

  • Repairs to the structure and exterior of the property.
  • Repairs to heating and hot water installations.
  • Repairs to sinks, baths and other sanitary installations.
  • Safety of gas and electrical appliances that you supply.
  • Fire safety of furniture and furnishings that you supply.
  • Providing an Energy Performance Certificate for the property.
  • Protecting your tenants deposit in a government-approved scheme.

Is your property ready to rent? Find out with our ‘landlord’s checklist’:

  1. Landlord’s Terms of Business signed and handed back to agent with ID
  2. EPC & Gas Safety Certs. given to the agent or instruction to carry out
  3. Personal items removed from property
  4. Any loft space, garage, shed and storage cupboards cleared
  5. Bins emptied and any rubbish cleared
  6. Kitchen cupboards cleared of any food /cleaning products etc
  7. Property cleaned – professional quotes provided
  8. Carpets cleaned – professional quotes provided
  9. Oven cleaned – professional quotes provided
  10. Post re-directed
  11. Council tax and utility providers contacted with your forward address
  12. Credit left on any pre-pad meters
  13. Instruction manuals provided for appliances
  14. 3 sets of front door keys given to the agent, all other keys left in property along with any parking permits

Marketing your property

We work with a professional public relations team to market our properties widely, to the most relevant target audiences. We use social media tools, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and list all properties on the market. 

We work with GOODLORD, for your peace of mind

We use a trusted, specialist provider of landlords’ services, so you can be assured that you, as a landlord with obligations, are both compliant and covered.

We use GOODLORD for credit checks, referencing, rent protection and insurances.

Client Money Protection

From 1 April 2019 all lettings and management firms handling clients’ money must be part of a Government approved Client Money Protection (CMP) Scheme in order to continue to trade. safeagent operates a Government approved CMP scheme. DB Brewers are an accredited safe agent letting agent – you can view our certificate here.