student property management for landlords

For student property owners in Canterbury seeking a more intelligent approach to letting and property management, Caxtons provides an exceptional and full service, related to student houses to let in canterbury, not readily available elsewhere in the market.

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we operate one of the most successful professional student lettings agencies in Canterbury, Kent

If you are considering letting your property, Caxtons aims to make becoming a landlord a straightforward, rewarding and efficient process for you.

Student lettings is a specialist market, we identify and respond swiftly to market requirements, while circumventing pitfalls. With over 30 years of knowledge we advise our clients on what to expect when marketing their properties and work with them to secure a successful outcome.

Our Student Lettings department is staffed by a well-qualified, dedicated and professional team who are all trained to assist and provide the best possible service and advice for our landlords and tenants. Our team will match the best possible tenant to your property as quickly as we can, using our extensive database and marketing techniques to take the stress out of the letting process.

We understand that your property is a valuable asset. We will advise you, where necessary, of landlord obligations and guide you through the processes for letting student property. Using relevant research, we will endeavour to achieve the best market rent for you.

For advice and more information please get in touch with the student lettings & property management team who will be happy to discuss your requirements.

Duncan Reeves

HND
Associate Director, Head of Student Property Management & Lettings

T: 01227 207101
E: [email protected]

our services can be tailored to meet individual needs

Our experience in dealing with corporate property companies, investment landlords and home-owners means that our services can be tailored to meet individual needs. We have dedicated specialist support teams to deal with client accounting, property insurance and building maintenance orders.

Full Management Service

  • Marketing, advertising and conducting viewings at the property
  • Full tenant referencing
  • Preparation of the tenancy agreement
  • Preparation of the inventory/schedule of condition
  • Arranging necessary Gas Safety check, Energy Performance Certificate and Electrical Certificate
  • Arranging routine repairs and maintenance
  • Payment of property related outgoings
  • Rent collection, client statements and transfer of funds
  • Pursue the tenant for any rent arrears
  • Notify utilities at the beginning and end of tenancy
  • Optional – Rent Protection and Legal Expenses Indemnity Warranty
  • Routine property inspections with written report
  • Holding deposits as stakeholder
  • Check-in and check-out
  • Negotiating tenancy renewal
  • Negotiating release of deposit

Rent Collection Service

  • Marketing, advertising and conducting viewings at the property
  • Full tenant referencing
  • Preparation of the tenancy agreement
  • Preparation of the inventory/schedule of condition
  • Rent collection, client statements and transfer of funds
  • Pursue the tenant for any rent arrears
  • Notify utilities at the beginning and end of tenancy
  • Optional – Rent Protection and Legal Expenses Indemnity Warranty
  • Routine property inspections with written report
  • Holding deposits as stakeholder
  • Check-in and check-out
  • Negotiating tenancy renewal
  • Negotiating release of deposit

Let Only Service

  • Marketing, advertising and conducting viewings at the property
  • Full tenant referencing
  • Preparation of the tenancy agreement
  • Notify utilities at the beginning and end of tenancy
  • Holding deposits as stakeholder
  • Check-in

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We undertake thorough pre-agreement enquiries – including full background and credit checks – to confirm that tenants are in a position to afford the properties owned by our clients. We draw up tenancy agreements and inventories that will be agreed and signed by tenants.

Where we are contracted for full property management service, we will organise necessary inspections and, should any repairs or maintenance be needed, we will obtain quotes for our clients to approve prior to having the work carried out.

To keep apace of advice from sector bodies and best practice, Caxtons is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA), the Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA), the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), the National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS), the UK Landlord Accreditation Partnership, the London Landlord Accreditation Scheme and is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

As a member of RICS and ARLA, Caxtons is bound by strict client accounting regulations, rules of ethical conduct and codes of practice, ensuring:

recently added student properties

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I am so impressed with Caxtons, you always deal so promptly to any queries I have. Thank you

C Lloyd, student property landlord, Canterbury

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Duncan Reeves and the whole Caxtons Canterbury Student Lets team are superb. As a landlord experiencing issues with my student let property recently, they have been incredibly efficient at coordinating repairs, communicating progress with me, and liaising with tenants and neighbours. Caxtons are extremely professional: they manage all HMO compliance, and undertake detailed inventory, check out, and photographic records. They support students throughout their tenancy, dealing promptly with any concerns and to ensure good property management. I highly recommend them for both landlords and tenants.

Valerie Harris, Student Landlord

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Caxtons has managed my student property portfolio for many years. I have been consistently impressed with the personnel and professional level of service that is provided by all members of the student team. I am aware that they manage numerous properties for many landlords and yet, whenever I have a query, they are aware of the situation regarding my property and make me feel like a valued client. I look forward to working with Caxtons for many years to come.

Mr S J H, Folkestone, Kent

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Caxtons has provided a first class student letting service, which I think is fair to both tenant and landlord. The team is efficient and has ensured that tenants are selected in good time and respect the property they are renting. Based on my experience I would highly recommend Caxtons as a student letting agent.

Mr P Mitchell, Walthamstow, London