Welcome to Proffitt & Holt


When selecting your Letting Agent you are entrusting possibly your most valuable asset, your home to return to and or your investment for the future. At  Proffitt & Holt we take this responsibility very seriously, whether a distant or overseas landlord or simply living next door, you can be assured of the professional care and integrity which has been our reputation with over 70 years’ experience as an established Letting and Property Management company.

In a highly regulated and compliant led industry it is essential that your property and legal responsibilities are managed professionally. We are Members of ARLA (Association of Residential Letting Agents), The Guild of Professional Estate Agents and the Property Ombudsman Scheme for Lettings demonstrating a thorough knowledge of the profession and adherence to a code of practice providing a framework of ethical and professional standards. To find out more, read our Lettings Guide here.

Proffitt & Holt has a dedicated Property Management department with staff based in all three of our offices. We offer a range of services from fully managed through to rent collection or simply tenant find only. Whatever service you choose we are meticulous in selecting the right tenant and ensuring your property is prepared to conform to latest legislation and maximise rental income.

Our experienced lettings staff are able to provide advice and information on all aspects of letting a property. Whether you wish to let your own home or are thinking of investing in a Buy To Let property, Proffitt & Holt lettings specialists can guide you through the process, even visiting prospective properties, to ensure that you get the best return on your investment.

Our services include:

• No obligation market appraisal of the property

• Association with Relocation Companies & many large international corporations relocating staff

• Property details available to view on Proffitt & Holt’s own website as well as on all the major  property portals such as
  Rightmove, Zoopla & Primelocation

• Marketing from three local offices

• Regular, local advertising to attract the right tenant in the Watford Free Observer and The Gazette

• Accompanied viewings

• Credit agency referencing

• Preparation of Tenancy Agreement

• Rent & Legal Protection, Buildings & Contents insurance can be arranged

• Arrangement of gas & electrical safety checks to comply with current regulations

• Organise for an inventory of the property, its contents and condition, to be independently produced

• Dedicated Administration & Property Management Department

Landlord fee schedule 

Please find below a list of our services:  

Let only**  10% plus VAT of the annual rent (12% including VAT at 20%) 
Rent collection** 12.5% of the annual rent (15% including VAT at 20% 
Full management** 15% plus VAT of the annual rent (18% including VAT at 20%)

For tenancies extending or renewing beyond the original term, including periodic tenancies, Proffitt & Holt's commission fees will be charged at the above rates.

**For full details of the above services, please ask to view our terms of business.

Tenancy agreement No charge
Registration and lodgement of the tenants security deposit £84.00 (including VAT at 20%)

Additional services (if required)  
Inventory preparation and check-in £134.00 to £240.00, depending on amount of bedrooms in a property and whether the property is furnished or unfurnished
Energy Performance Certificate with a floor plan £99.00 (including VAT at 20%)
Legionella Risk Assessment £148.50 (including VAT at 20%
12 months' rent and legal protection £192.00 (including VAT at 20%)
12 month's gas certificate £79.20 to £99.60 (including VAT at 20%) - the cost depends on the number of appliances to be tested
Electrical portable appliance test £126.00 (including VAT at 20%)
End of tenancy  
Check-out fee This is paid by the tenant

Service of Notices  
Serve Section 12 Notice £90.00 (including VAT at 20%)
Serve Section 21 Notice £90.00 (including VAT at 20%)

For further information, please contact one of our local offices:

Abbot Langley Lettings Tel. 01923 271955
Kings Langley Lettings Tel: 01923 271765
Watford Lettings Tel: 01923 209475

Our membership to these organisations
is your assurance of our total
commitment and professionalism.
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