How can you help me rent a retirement property?
We aim to match you with the most suitable property based upon your means and requirements. Once you have informed us of your requirements we will keep you updated with suitable properties as they become available.
For an up to date list of properties which are currently available and examples of likely rent levels why not use our property search facility.
Our list of available properties changes regularly; if there is nothing available in your preferred area today, there may well be tomorrow. Contact us now and we will link you to the property, town or area of your choice. We may be able to acquire a property for you to rent there or advise you when a property will be coming available.
If you are not sure where you wish to move to, please call and speak to our experienced lettings agents who can help you decide based on your individual circumstances and preferences.
How do you keep me informed?
Based on your requirements, we utilise our unique property database to find the most suitable properties for your needs. As and when a property becomes available, we let you know either by letter or via your email address. The letter could be once a week, or at longer intervals, dependent upon whether your choice of property, town or area is available. You are able to change these criteria at any time.
You may wish to receive information by email which gives you the opportunity to receive details of available properties instantly. Our automated email system is able to locate, match and send available properties every day, so you are one step closer to finding your dream property. Just let our Lettings Team know if you would like to sign up to receive automated emails. You can unsubscribe at any time.
How do I reserve a property?
You will need to pay £200 including VAT to reserve a property.
- This holds the property for you for up to four weeks while the tenancy is prepared.
- It pays for the administration and production of your part of the tenancy agreement.
- It covers our administration costs in obtaining and processing the required references
- Girlings do not charge additional fees for multiple tenants or guarantors.
Referees may charge you for providing a reference and you should confirm this with them before providing their details to us.
In the unlikely event that you change your mind within seven days of reserving the property, the reservation fee will be refunded less a our handling costs of £50. After seven days, the reservation fee is non-refundable. Just before your tenancy starts we will require a tenancy deposit usually equal to a months' rent. We also ask for your rent in advance, which can be up to 6 weeks rent depending on your tenancy start date. If this is going to pose difficulties for you please call our Lettings Team to discuss your situation.
The landlord is responsible for fees relating to the inventory, check-in and check-out.
What is included in my rent?
Your rent includes services and maintenance, which includes the cost of the Development Manager; 24 hour emergency Careline; the upkeep and cleaning of common areas; the upkeep of the external areas, including the gardens; external window cleaning; lift maintenance; insurance of the building and in many case the cost of water is also included.
How do I contact you?
There are a number of ways to contact us: