Read Our Testimonials


I have nothing but praise for the guys at Ideal Properties. We were renting through them for just over two years and had a wonderful experience throughout. Whenever there was an issue concerning the property, it was addressed in a very prompt and efficient manner. We’d had bad experiences in the past with agents but can truly say that Ideal Properties have put renewed trust in us for estate agents.
/ James Smart & Jemma Collins
As a first time landlord I did not know what to expect. Ideal Properties guided me through the whole process - advising me on everything from the legal length of a short term tenancy to which blinds to put at the windows. I found everyone at Ideal Properties really listened to what I was looking for and tried to match my property to the right tenant.
/ Dan Edwards
I’m so pleased I chose Ideal Properties! My property was given a great valuation and sold quickly, the perfect outcome.
/ Lee Stapleton
From the moment that you first came to value the property and we decided to go with Ideal Properties, I recognised that we were in the hands of a competent and positive team. I would have no hesitation in using Ideal Properties again and I will happily recommend your office to anyone I hear may be thinking of moving.
/ Joan Philimore
Ideal have been a breath of fresh air. You and your staff seem to have the perfect balance of being professional, yet friendly. More importantly, you do what you say you will, which appears to be rarity these days.
/ James Pepper
The team are very efficient and relieved me of a lot of stress. My daughter lives in Southampton was due to come over to help me sort out some bits, but I asked her not to because the guys at Ideal were superb and handled everything.
/ Leslie Wells
Very Impressed with the service. Our flat was let to a high caliber tenant within 4 working days of us instructing.
/ Raheela Khan

Services

Property Valuations

Online valuations provide an estimate of how much your house is worth, based on average property prices in your area. But these are based on the assumption that your home is typical of those in the area. We therefore always recommend that an estate agent visit your property to discuss how to market your property to the best effect given your circumstances, the timeframes you are working to and the sale price you hope to achieve.

Quality Marketing

Our unique multi-channel approach to marketing your property is designed to showcase it in a way that entices potential tenants to enquire about the property. We have a team of local experts who work with you to secure the very best applicants, paying the maximum price for your property, all within a timeframe that suits your needs.

Property Management

We understand that sometimes it can be extremely stressful and time consuming when managing the day to day affairs of your rental property. This is why we have employed decades of knowledge and experience to develop a streamlined model which ensures that things run as smoothly as possible with the minimum amount of stress for you, our client. We pride ourselves on our work ethic and the commitment we dedicate to our clients, and stride to exceed your expectations every time..

Financial Advice

At Ideal Properties we work closely with reputable financial advisers who would be more than pleased to compare the latest mortgage deals and devise a mortgage which is tailored to your individual sales situation. The financial advice that they would provide you with would be totally impartial. They also understand and appreciate the time restraints involved with the purchase of a property, and work to ensure that a product is recommended within a timely manner.

Relocation Assistance

We’ve already done all the hard work and research so you don’t have to. Whether you’re moving back to the UK from abroad, downsizing, looking to take the next step on the property ladder, or looking to invest in property, we have an expert for you with a thorough knowledge of the local area, and could tailor your search to your personal requirements. Whether it’s schooling that is a priority for you, or it could be transport links, maybe certain activities, or even a combination. We’ve got you covered!

Maintenance

When a problem is reported, we will notify by e-mail, text or letter immediately and we keep you in touch with progress. You will also receive regular detailed financial statements. Furthermore, we have specialist contractors with a vast amount of knowledge that can cater for any maintenance issue which may arise. We can also refurbish your property. From minor decorating, to refitting kitchens and bathrooms, to a full refurbishment including structural works.

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Permitted payments England

What permitted payments can I expect to pay if I rent a property with Ideal Properties?

 

Holding deposit (per tenancy). One week’s rent.

This is to reserve a property. Please Note: This will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s)) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right-to-Rent check, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 15 calendar days (or other Deadline for Agreement as mutually agreed in writing).

 

Security deposit (per tenancy, rent under £50,000 per year). Five weeks’ rent.

This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.

 

Security deposit (per tenancy, rent of £50,000 or over per year). Six weeks’ rent.

This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.

 

Lost key(s) or other security device(s).

Tenants are liable to the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there will be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).

 

Variation of contract (tenant’s request) £50 (inc. VAT) per agreed variation.

To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

 

Change of sharer (tenant’s request) £50 (inc. VAT) per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher.

To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions, new tenant referencing and Right-to-Rent checks, deposit registration as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

 

Early termination (tenant’s request).

Should the tenant wish to leave their contract early, they shall be liable to the landlord’s costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.