With extensive property industry experience and drawing on our own landlord experience, we have created a bespoke service for buy-to-let investors, to not only eradicate the pitfalls but increase their income as well.
With our zero-free, guaranteed rent service, EXLA London would offer you market value for your property and would act as your tenant on a contract length of your choice, giving you peace of mind and security without the worry of void periods, non-payment from tenants, or estate agency fees. We will ensure that your property in maintained to the highest standard, regularly cleaned, inspected and only occupied by fully vetted, professional sharers.
- No letting fees, no management fees, no hidden costs.
- No void periods & rent received on the same day of every month for as long as you wish.
- Our 24-hour maintenance team are on hand to deal with any urgent problems.
- Twice-monthly cleans ensure your property stays in top condition.
- Free, third-party check-in/check-out reports, ensuring your property is returned in the same condition.
- Flexible contracts to give you vacant possession within a month should you need it.
If you want to be completely hands-off with your investment, with a long-term, fixed guaranteed income and absolutely no fees to worry about, then this is the service for you.
If you’re looking to increase your monthly income, then our room let & management service might be the best option for you. For example, if you have a two bedroom property with a separate reception room and kitchen, then you could be renting it as three individual rooms, using the reception room as the third bedroom, with all rooms having access to the shared kitchen and bathroom. We can rent the rooms for you and manage the whole process throughout. The demand for affordable rooms is dramatically increasing in London as flat rents for a lot of people are out of reach, with your average one bed costing around £1200 per month.
In addition to maximising your returns, with years of experience in dealing with inner London councils, we can also help to guide you through the ever-changing legislation, increasingly demanding licensing regulations and help to absorb those increased costs through a higher rental return.
- Increase your rental income by up to 20%.
- Full property management service included.
- Full tenant-find and marketing service.
- 24-hour emergency call-out service.
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Frequently asked questions
EXLA London becomes your tenant and we take on all of the contractual responsibilities.
We will need to view the property to check it meets our requirements, we will then make you an offer, EXLA London agrees to become your tenant for a mutually agreeable term (3 months to 3 years), we then sign the tenancy, take the keys, paying you the first month’s rent from the date the contract starts and then every month on the same date until the term ends.
There are absolutely no fees whatsoever. You get the full agreed monthly rent every month with no deductions or management fees.
We will return the property to you in the same condition as when we started managing it for you, subject to usual wear and tear. We conduct inspections every three months to ensure that the property is being properly looked after and also provide a free monthly cleaning service of all communal areas. A condition report will be done as each tenant enters and exits the property and if there is any damage to the property, this will be covered by the tenant’s security deposit.
- Proof of Ownership i.e. mortgage documents/land registration document
- Gas Safe Certificate (Gas)
- NICEIC Certificate (Electrical)
- Buildings insurance
We will take care of furnishing your property if needed, at no cost to you.
What our customers say
“EXLA London were excellent, I had my flat on a multi agent contract with a few big name agents but had nothing happen for months, Chris then came on board and they sold it within four weeks of signing with them. They helped me all through the sale contacting the solicitors and making sure I was informed at all stages of the purchase. I would recommend to any buyers or sellers of X council properties to sign up with EXLA. Excellent service!”
Chris is incredibly quick and responsive when addressing any issues within the flat. He’s very reasonable in pricing and as helpful as they come. Thanks Chris.
Elephant & Castle
Currently renting with them, they provide a quality service. When we moved in, our sink was blocked as my flatmate dropped a piece of make up in it. Next day, EXLA provided a plumber and it was all fixed. Highly recommended!
Chris and his team offer a very down to earth and honest approach which frankly puts them way ahead. Very happy with the service they provide me as a landlord so very happy to recommend them, Dan Mullins
We had been on the market with a we’ll known local agent who despite almost 40 viewings hadn’t found us a buyer. We decided to give EXLA London a try and within a couple of weeks we had agreed a sale and are now moving into our new home. They showed far less people but had the right type of buyers for this type of property. The fact they specialise in ex-council properties really makes a difference! There was great communication throughout the sales process (which I really appreciate!) and nothing was too much trouble for them, they really did go the extra mile. Thanks again EXLA, great job.
From the very start, compared to the other estate agents I met, EXLA London and Christian Dugard displayed genuine enthusiasm for helping me to sell my flat – and of the 3 valuations I sought from 3 different types of agents, EXLA London’s was the most realistic and fair – yet not the lowest! As matters progressed and hurdles appeared, where other agents would undoubtedly have cared less and may even have thrown in the towel, EXLA London’s enthusiasm turned into determination and they went out of their way to help me to reach completion. Ex-Local Authority property is not always an easy-sell and many estate agents don’t care less about them. So when trying to sell this type of property, having faith in an estate agent is difficult, but this being EXLA London’s sole purpose, along with that personal touch and the extra pushes they give, gave me faith in them right from the outset and I’m really pleased that I chose EXLA London and recommend them wholeheartedly.
I currently rent a 3 bedroom flat through EXLA in Elephant and Castle . Chris is one of the kindest agent I ever met in my 20 Years living in London .
I can only say that he takes care of the property’s and his tenants. If there is any problem at the flat or any issues don’t worry they are fixing for you on the same day or next day.
Once you rent through EXLA you stay with them for long time.
Thank you Chris
Elephant & Castle
I was with an online agent and hadn’t managed to get any offers or any advice really on what I needed to do. I heard about EXLA London and that they specialise in ex local authority properties so decided to give them a try. They were very proactive and called me regularly to let me know what they were doing and what was going on. They got me an offer that I was happy to accept and we completed on the sale just before Christmas. Thanks for your help with my property, it’s nice to know there’s an agent out there who priorities council properties.
EXLA London have rented my property from me and looked after it since October 2017. The rent has been paid in full and on time every month without fail. I am also trying to sell the property at the same time and EXLA London have been very helpful arranging viewings with the tenants. I have also been to the property with the agent selling my property and it has always looked clean and well kept. I am very impressed with their service and would happily and confidently recommend EXLA London to anyone wanting to rent their property.
“EXLA London provided an excellent customer service from start to finish of the sale process. They were professional, approachable, friendly and positive and made the selling process feel calm and run smoothly. Communication was simple and efficient and often outside normal office hours.
I would recommend Chris and EXLA to anyone wishing to sell their home. They clearly have a depth of knowledge and understanding of the ex-Local Authority property market.”
Elephant & Castle, London