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Finding tenants
  1. Where will my property be advertised?

    With Foxtons you get a premium marketing plan. As standard.

    We proactively market your property to our database of 18,750 qualified tenants. Plus...

    • Cutting-edge digital marketing, from Facebook to Google
    • Advertised on the most visited estate agency website [Source]
    • Premium listing on Rightmove & Zoopla

    See what else is included

  2. Are there any additional marketing costs?

    No. Foxtons includes all marketing expenses, including listing your property on our website, Rightmove, Zoopla, as well as printed brochures and direct email alerts.

    We'll even upgrade your Rightmove listing to appear in rotation at the very top of the search results.

  3. Who will conduct viewings?

    Foxtons ensures all viewings to your property are accompanied by one of our highly-trained Property Negotiators, even in the evening and on Saturdays.

  4. Do I need to be present for viewings?

    No. Because renters often feel more relaxed when the owner or tenants are not present Foxtons will ask you to supply any access codes and keys required to enter your property so we can conduct viewings independently.

Compliance & regulations
  1. What are my responsibilities as a landlord?

    Making sure your property adheres to all relevant legislation is becoming increasingly more challenging for London landlords.

    Regulation and licensing differs significantly across London boroughs and keeping on top can be difficult. There have been over 150 regulation changes for landlords over the past five years.

    Visit our compliance and regulations section for a breakdown of the main responsibilities.

  2. Do I need an EPC?

    It is a legal requirement for landlords to have a valid EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) before their property is let.

    An EPC measures the energy efficiency of a property using a scale of A-G and is valid for 10 years.

    We can arrange an EPC for you.

  3. How can I protect myself from property fraud?

    There are a couple of very simple measures which are recommended by both the Land Registry and Action Fraud that you can take to safeguard your property. More about Property Fraud.

  1. How much will it cost to let my property?

    We have different lettings packages to suit your needs.

    Additional costs may apply such as an Energy Performance Certificate and Inventory and Check-in reports

  2. How much will it cost to have my property managed?

    View our Property Management service or contact us for more information.

    The Property Management fee will be charged as a percentage of the rental price (+ VAT) and is payable upon the tenant signing the Tenancy Agreement.

  3. How much does an inventory cost and who is responsible for organising this?

    Prices vary depending on the size of your property.

    We can organise an inventory on your behalf. Please contact us for more information or a quote.

Rent & deposits
  1. How long does it take to receive my rent?

    We transfer rent the same day we receive it.

    Throughout the tenancy you can manage all your finances though My Foxtons. When we collect the rent on your behalf, not only will we transfer it to you on the same day, but we'll send you an alert as soon as the rent lands in your account.

  2. What happens if my tenants don't pay the rent?

    We conduct thorough reference and affordability checks in order to provide qualified tenants.

    We successfully collect 98% of all rents on behalf of our managed landlords. Our dedicated credit control team is highly experienced in prompt rent collection whilst maintaining a proactive relationship with tenants.

  3. Can I increase the rent?

    At the end of the tenancy our renewals department will help you work out what the best course of action is for you.

    Should you choose to renew the contact, we'll help negotiate any rent increases with your tenants and ensure that both you and your existing tenants are happy.

  4. How much is the tenant's deposit and what happens to it?

    When renting on a long-term basis through Foxtons the deposit is five weeks' rent and is payable upon the signing of the Tenancy Agreement. The deposit for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) should also be registered with a tenancy deposit protection scheme within 30 days.

    Foxtons hold the deposit as a stakeholder and for ASTs Foxtons registers this with a deposit protection scheme, resulting in a faster and more efficient deposit release process at the end of the tenancy.

  5. How does the deposit scheme work?

    All deposits being paid by a tenant for an Assured Shorthold Tenancy are registered with a recognised deposit protection scheme within 30 days guaranteeing that any deposit disputes will be dealt with efficiently.

    Foxtons hold the deposit as a stakeholder and for ASTs Foxtons registers this with a deposit protection scheme, resulting in a faster and more efficient deposit release process at the end of the tenancy.

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Long Let

11% (13.2% incl VAT)

Fees & Terms

  • Tenants for 6 months+
  • For long-term secure income
  • You manage tenants

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Managed Long Let

17% (20.4% incl VAT)

Fees & Terms

  • Tenants for 6 months+
  • For hands-off landlords
  • Fully Managed 24/7

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Managed Short Let

26% (31.2% incl VAT)

Fees & Terms

  • Tenants for up to 6 months
  • For much higher rent & yield
  • Fully Managed 24/7

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