01904 403440
  Priestley House, 36 Bootham, York, YO30 7BL
  01904 403440
  Priestley House, 36 Bootham, York, YO30 7BL
estate agents

Combining the best property and marketing specialists in Yorkshire at Blenkin & Co with our lettings expertise, we offer our clients a service like no other with a comprehensive range of specialist management options for properties throughout York, North Yorkshire, and East Riding.

Achieving the best rents…

We conduct market appraisals and advisory meetings both virtually and in person, providing you with a written valuation report and marketing guidance for your property. All of our properties are presented in their best light, with professional marketing photos, floor plans and with exposure across our own website alongside Rightmove and On The Market.

… Attracting the best tenants…

Our experienced viewings agents conduct viewings with applicants both virtually and in-person, with viewing feedback provided to our landlords. Nothing escapes our attention; we carry out due diligence on our applicants ahead of viewings and conduct thorough referencing checks using open banking checks with in-person verification.

… and re-assuring peace of mind during tenancy…

From one property to your full portfolio, we offer a range of bespoke property management services, all of which can be tailored to suit your requirements. Protecting your property is at the heart of everything we do, and if you ever require it, we include cover for legal costs up to £100,000 as standard with our managed services, to help with regaining property possession.

Our Services
Letting Only Service
Rent Collection and Legal Guidance Service
Property Management Service
Top Dog Service
Rental Appraisal & Advisory Meeting - providing guidance on compliance, statutory provisions and consents, furnishings requirements, and refurbishment suggestions.
Written Valuation containing marketing details of comparable properties, historic rents achieved in the area, local market statistics, and compliance requirements.
To Let Board erected where possible, in accordance with Town and Country Planning Act 1990. We update our boards at the Let Agreed stage, and remove them following move-in.
Professional Marketing Photos and Floorplan undertaken to best market your property, including advertising on Rightmove, On The Market, Blenkin & Co Website and Social Media. Property details are sent to our most suitable applicants ahead of launching our online marketing.
Initial Screening of Applicants conducted to ensure that only qualified applicants view your property.
Accompanied Viewings conducted by our local viewing agents. Feedback provided to our landlords following all viewings.
Full Tenant Referencing Checks conducted following an application, confirming tenants' credit history, annual income and prior rental history (if applicable).
Home Visit Check conducted at prospective tenant's current property where possible and within a ten mile radius.
Additional Cost
Additional Cost
Additional Cost
Start of Tenancy Checklist compiled and signed off by lettings manager and all tenants ahead of move-in. Key collection appointment arranged.
Check-In Appointment conducted on the first day of the tenancy with our independent inventory clerk to confirm and sign off the condition of schedule for your property with your tenants.
Additional Cost
Additional Cost
Additional Cost
Deposit Protection provided through TDS Custodial Scheme, and prescribed information and registration certificates provided to tenants.
Utilities and Council Tax transferred into your new tenants' names, providing their details and tenancy start dates. Care of address provided for void periods.
Rent Collection as per the terms of the tenancy agreement and payment of any invoices, arrears chasing and provision of advice on rent arrears action.
Legal Fee Cover in place for help with regaining possession of your property if required, up to £100,000 of legal fees.
Rent Guaranteed each month. In the case of any rent arrears, the rent for the property is covered for up to 15 months or until vacant possession achieved.
Additional Cost
Additional Cost
HMRC Deductions made for any overseas landlords, and provision of NRL8 details to tenants as required.
Mid-Tenancy Legal/ Compliance Checks organised and payment of invoices arranged for the meeting of statutory requirements.
Routine Property Visits conducted mid-tenancy with detailed inspection reports with photos made available to our landlords.
Additional Cost
Routine Repairs and Maintenance work organised and conducted, providing quotes where requested and instructing approved contractors.
Key Management provided with holding keys during tenancy, provision of spares to tenants if required, emergency key services and contractor key collections.n
Additional Cost
Additional Cost
Tenancy Renewals negotiated, including the serving of notices for rent increases, or the completion of renewal agreements as required.
Additional Cost
Additional Cost
Additional Cost
Check-Out Appointment conducted following the end of tenancy by our independent inventory clerk, removing any bias, and further protecting our landlords.
Additional Cost
Deposit Dilapidations negotiations entered into with your tenant following check-out, including the arranging of quotes, works and allocation of deposit funds within statutory deadlines.

Fees

Service Letting Charge Management Charge
Top Dog Management £400 ex VAT
£480 inc VAT
Rent up to £1500pcm 15% ex VAT 18% inc VAT
Rent over £1500pcm 14% ex VAT 16.8% inc VAT
Rent Collection and Property Management £400 ex VAT
£480 inc VAT
Rent up to £1500pcm 12.5% ex VAT 15% inc VAT
Rent over £1500pcm 12% ex VAT 14.6% inc VAT
Rent Collection and Legal Guidance £400 ex VAT
£480 inc VAT
Rent up to £1500pcm 10% ex VAT 12% inc VAT
Rent over £1500pcm 9.5% ex VAT 12.6% inc VAT
Letting Only Service
Rent up to £1500pcm £600 ex VAT £720 inc VAT
Rent over £1500pcm £800 ex VAT £960 inc VAT

Agency Agreement (Terms of Business) Our Service Fees Guide Tenant Fees Assured Short Hold Tenancy (AST) Tenant Fees Non-Housing Act Tenancies (NHA)

Testimonials

Jennifer ‘took over the complex management of our HMO application, dealt with the local authority, organised the fire risk inspections and assessments and necessary alterations … she faithfully telephoned us every day to keep us fully informed. We felt a great sense of relief that she was in charge and we, as the clients, quite simply didn’t have to worry anymore."
I met Jennifer professionally in 2020 and rapidly realised she was a rare diamond! Jennifer is high calibre. Professional, caring, and knowledgeable all wrapped up into a charismatic, irresistible package you can count on."
Jennifer has a knowledge of lettings that is simply unsurpassed. Her passion for the industry shines through each day, and most impressive for me is the lengths she goes to for her landlords – nothing is ever too much trouble. I would highly recommend."
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