Letting

Whether you’re a landlord or a tenant, here at Lyons Estates we’re dedicated to looking after you and making sure you’re protected every step of the way.

Landlords

We offer a fully comprehensive management service in addition to a tenant fine only service. 

Looking after a property that someone else rents is time consuming, can be stressful and a never ending “to do” list. It is also easy to make a costly mistake if you miss one of the many rules and regulations aimed at protecting both you and the tenant.

a wooden house ready for letting

We work hard to fill properties with long-term stable tenants who are fully referenced, credit checked and a guarantor can be put in place if needed. 

We work hard to fill properties with long-term stable tenants who are fully referenced, credit checked and a guarantor can be put in place if needed.  

We also make sure that a full inventory and property check is carried out not just when a tenant moves in and then moves out, but mid-term as well so we can keep on top of any issues. 

What other services do we provide as part of our full property management service?

  • An honest marketing appraisal
  • Advice on compliance
  • Advice on repairs and maintenance 
  • Tenant find service
  • Move In
  • Lodging Deposits
  • Maintenance reporting
  • Planned maintenance
  • Check outs
  • Deposit disputes

Tenants

If you’re looking for a rental property across Merseyside, then we would love to hear more about what you’re looking for. 

Our team are here to help whether you’re a first-time renter or looking to move into a new property. We’ll never push you into a decision you’re not sure about or pressure you to sign anything before you’re ready.

Some key questions to ask before starting to look for your new home:  

How long do you want the tenancy for? Usually, tenancies are for 6 months but can be longer upon request.

What can you afford? Think about how much rent you can afford to pay: 35% of your take-home pay is the most that many people can afford, but this depends on what your other outgoings are (for example, whether you have children). Ask our team how the affordability checker works!

Do you have your documents ready? We will you to confirm your identity, immigration status, credit history and employment status.

Do you have the right to rent property in the UK? Landlords must check that all people aged over 18 living in their property as their only or main home have the right to rent. We will need to make copies of your documents and return your original documents to you.

All our rental properties usually require one month’s rental payable in advance, one month’s rental, payable as a deposit.

We are required to credit check all tenants prior to letting a property. We understand that not everyone will pass a credit check, so in these circumstances, we are happy to credit check a homeowner guarantor if the landlord agrees to this.

Using a letting agent such as Lyons Estates gives you total peace of mind that you’ll be living in a safe place with a landlord who is fully compliant.

All our properties have gas safety certification along with carbon monoxide and smoke detection. All properties are licensed and comply to the Fitness for human habitation act 2018. As a tenant you will also be provided with a full Right to Rent Guide prior to signing up.

We’re highly ethical and will only work with ethical landlords so we know that you’ll be happy in your new home, however long you’re there.