Managing Director Julie Coffey (MARLA) established The Letting Agent in January 2015 after working in the lettings industry in Dorset for over ten years. Having successfully set up and managed branches for two large Lettings companies; Julie has established what it is that clients want and need from their Letting Agent.
This is what The Letting Agent has been founded to provide. Key points that we believe are important to our clients are:
Excellent communication – Building and maintaining relationships
Full Financial Security with ARLA Propertymark Client Money Protection
Maximum exposure for your property to ensure that it is let quickly to the right tenant at full market value
Delivering what is promised
Prompt and efficient service
Locally based property management, using local, reliable contractors
Locally based accounts service
At The Letting Agent we LET properties, we do not sell properties. This therefore makes us quite unique in the industry as we are able to offer completely unbiased and independent advice when it comes to Buy To Let purchases. We have extensive experience in this field and are happy to help you look through sales details from any estate agent, advising which have the best letting potential and potential rental yield.
The Letting Agent is a member of ARLA Propertymark
Julie is ARLA trained and qualified - NFOPP Level 3 in Residential Letting & Property Management (QCF). ARLA defines and controls the profession's training and examination programmes. The industry qualification, The Technical Award in Residential Lettings is comprehensive and demanding and has greatly enhanced the standing of the profession and those qualified and practising within it.
The Letting Agent is a member of the Property Redress Scheme (PRS). The Scheme is authorised by the Department of Communities and Local Government to offer redress to consumers of Letting and Property Management Agents under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013.
We are also registered with the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) Custodial Scheme. The DPS will safeguard the deposit throughout the period of the tenancy and repay the funds to the appropriate parties. All funds are ring fenced and held in accordance with client money regulations.
We are registered with the IOC (Information Commissioner's Office) Data Protection regulatory body.
We hold full Professional Indemnity Insurance.