Why do I need to have my property managed?
Being a landlord exposes you to many legal obligations and this is constantly evolving. It is best to ask a professional to look after your property to make sure you don’t do anything wrong.
What if I manage my own property and make a mistake or forget something I was supposed to do?
Some obligations if mishandled can mean that your rent is not legally due and in the worst-case scenario you could be exposed to a criminal offence.
Management is expensive, can I deduct the fee from my taxes?
Yes, management fees are tax deductible.
What difference does it make to the tenant if the property is managed by a professional?
We offer 24/7 service and the tenants can contact us on public holidays, we have teams of experts we can call to make sure the problems are dealt with swiftly and at minimum cost. Happy tenants stay longer.
How does Palace Gate’s management service differ from other companies?
We conduct quarterly inspections and produce detailed reports that identify maintenance issues and highlight any tenant obligations.
Do I have to pay a percentage of the rent as a fee?
We also have a service that charges the client by the hour, we can discuss this with you as an option based on your requirements.
What if I change my mind and want to terminate Palace Gate’s management service?
You can terminate our management contract by giving us 3 months’ service.
Does a management service include looking after my accounts?
Yes, a full management service includes rent collection.
My property is not let its my London home can you still manage it?
We manage property ownership for investors, owner occupiers and people who have an occasional London base.