Landlord Property Management

Why Smuts & Taylor Lettings and Management

When choosing a letting agent there is a huge choice available to you. While our approach is tailored to each individual property and Landlord, there are certain key benefits that all of our clients enjoy. It is these factors which set us apart and enable us to consistently exceed landlord’s expectations.


Your property will be promoted locally and across our expanding relationships with professional relocation agencies. This breadth enables us to find you the best tenants at the best possible rent.

Customer Focus

Excellent customer service is a fundamental part of Smuts & Taylor and not  something we take lightly. The vast majority of our business comes way of client referrals.


Chosen for their expertise and commitment, our staff are selectively picked from the very best in the industry. Not only fluent in Afrikaans but also other foreign languages our staff are able to aid international tenants and landlords.


We are the total one-stop shop; from contract renewals, mortgages and tax advice to valuations, interior design and conveyancing we can assist in providing you all the expertise you need.


We will list your property on all the major property portals in the UK such as Rightmove and Zoopla, We will also provide comprehensive property listings along with professional photography and floor plans of your property.

 How will Smuts & Taylor manage my property?

Even experienced landlords will say that managing a property can be a time consuming job. One you could probably do without, particularly if you already have a full time job, family or live overseas.

Full Management Service

Our management team will take care of every aspect of letting your property.

From ensuring annual safety inspections are completed to everyday maintenance, it’s a solution for complete peace of mind. Tenants will also choose to remain in properties for longer when it is managed by a professional agent. Furthermore, corporate tenants often insist that the property is professionally managed.

Our complete service includes:

  • No tenant contact required
  • Excellent property manager to property ratio
  • Repairs carried out by vetted tradesmen at competitive rates
  • Annual safety tests arranged
  • Deposit claims negotiated
  • Annual inspections
  • Up to date market values provided at time of renewals
Deposit Deduction Negotiations

As your managing agent, we put a useful distance between you and your tenant whilst negotiations are carried out by us on your behalf. Our goal is to manage this process in the most effective and efficient way providing you with a smooth amicable synergy throughout tenancy negotiations.

Annual Inspections

As your eyes and ears during the tenancy, we undertake an inspection each year.

Safety Regulations

As government bodies and industry regulators tighten the reins on safety requirements, you can be assured that our team is on hand to advise on current safety regulations.

Value for Money

Our property managers ensure that value for money is offered at every stage. Many tradesmen charge our clients at rates below those available to members of the general public.

Qualified Tradesmen

Contractors engaged on your behalf will need to meet strict quality control criteria covering everything from trade qualifications right through to adequate liability insurance.

Landlord Useful Information

Smuts and Taylor Landlords cost and charges

Getting Your Property Ready To Let

Landlords Safety Obligations
Overseas Landlords Non Resident Landlord Scheme