This initial meeting will pave the way towards a successful
outcome. Together we can identify the best rental
features... LOTS in fact. Combining rigorous research of
comparable lettings data, location and competitor
analysis we will aim to give you a ‘true’ picture of value.
Value my Rental Property - Expert home visit
We will endeavour to add value on proper inspection of
your home, whether it be from potential planning uplift,
refurbishment, or even interior design/home-staging
solutions – all designed to achieve capturing the highest
rental price possible. So, let’s meet up for a chat. Put the
coffee on and we will bring the milk!
Days to Let agreed
We are proud of our stats, especially during this highly competitive market for rental and managed properties.
Your dedicated local sales expert will guide you throughout the entire sales process, from marketing, through launch to offers and that all-important exchange-completion. You will not be passed around departments unlike many other agents, rather our unique boutique tailored approach aims to ensure both a swift and, crucially, completed sale. Alarmingly ,across the UK more than 300,000 property purchases fell through in 2020 * leaving a bill with home sellers costing hundreds of thousands of pounds! Key causes were due to delayed conveyancing, mortgage problems, building survey issues or buyers deciding to purchase something else. It is clear proof that from the moment you accept an offer, 75% of good estate agency practices kicks in! This will be the measure of success or failure for your home move. With regular monitoring and updating, lots of lateral thinking and proactive problem solving, your dedicated energetic, hard-working local agent will be with you every step of the way to navigate any such cross winds. With rolled up sleeves and a steady hand on the tiller, they will ensure your home sale stays on course.
* Real estate data agency TwentyCi ‘Property & Homemover End of Year Report 2020’ (22 Jan 2021)
Record breaking Tenancy
Vacant properties can fast rack up thousands in lost rent, repairs, utility bills and council tax. West Suffolk Council provide a discount for empty properties of only seven days in a year! Our record breaking average tenancy void period of 5.5 days can avoid such voids! Being firmly in the driving seat from check -in to check -out with our managed properties ensures every opportunity is taken to re -market, arrange deep cleaning, inventory and reduce the dreaded void
Our long -standing association with RAF Housing Office have helped many visiting military personnel find seamless residences in the local area while based at Mildenhall or Lakenheath. In fact, 61% of our tenancies are successfully let to USAF members – testament to proven our ability to match the right homes with the right tenants. We find tenants on average have a preference for agent managed tenancies giving peace -of-mind with arms-length negotiation throughout their stay. We can arrange company lets with appropriate guarantee provisions, robust referencing and specialist clauses for corporate relocation.
With ever-changing landlord tenant legislation and landlords forced to take on increasing responsibilities, we will help you keep ahead of the regulatory curve throughout a tenancy. Our best practice measures ensure safety regulations are strictly adhered to, mitigating otherwise hefty fines! Our periodic property inspections fend off potential for escalating repairs. Essentially, sit back and relax knowing our army of well-vetted local quality tradesman can cost-effectively resolve any maintenance issue that might arise and with short notice! Explore our
Passionate about the Fight against climate change Whatley Lane are fully committed to planting trees and supporting projects that deliver environmental and socio-economic gains. We are advocators of the message to take action now, during this all-too-important decade of climate Action. We can also facilitate an independent tree planting gift through the link below (a spinney of trees costs just less than £20 and will reduce CO2 to the tune of 2 tonnes!) - if you want to help us reach 50,000 trees - gift now!
Know a friend or colleague who is a landlord? Join our landlord referral scheme. Share in the bounty, it’s a clear and easy WIN:WIN!
We stand by our referrals as it is a measure of delivering excellence in customer care. While the profits in lettings is small, as a big thank you Whatley Lane is now giving back by rewarding friends, colleagues and family. It only takes three simple steps
We Let Their Property
Referral reward eligible where the necessary legal documents are completed successfully and the new tenants have moved in