Tips For Tenants on Choosing A Letting Agent

Tenants don't like letting agents at the best of times for the most part, but sometimes, it can't be helped. So, we've put together some great tips on how to choose the best letting agent if you're a tenant and provide recommendations for the fairest property management company in Leicester


There are many letting agents in Leicester and other property management companies to choose from and it can be daunting if you’re a tenant, especially with extortionate tenant fees and ignorance towards your rights. But we know one agency who might be right for youRenting or buying a property in Leicester can be stressful but it doesn’t have to be the case if you choose the right letting agent.

Do I Need Property Management Services?

If you are looking to rent a property in Leicester, you can do one of two things, spend time painstakingly searching for a landlord with a decent property who can demonstrate they’re professional and knowledgeable of the 200+ laws property professionals need to follow to carry out their duties in line with legislation surrounding the renting of properties in England, or you can tap into the full range of services provided by property management agents like Harry Albert Lettings & Estates.

Dealing with a Leicester private landlord may mean saving a bit of extra cash and this is certainly true when considering whether to use a traditional, high-cost, low-tenant-satisfaction high-street letting agent but the host of benefits offered to tenants that comes with renting one of Leicester’s leading letting agents in tenant-satisfaction managed properties and they’re well known for having the cheapest letting agency fees in Leicester! Their fair fee guarantee is, well, guaranteed!

Using a good letting agent is the best option for tenants who want to deal with a company who are familiar with legal procedures and tenants rights, who will hold their landlord clients to account and ensure the properties they manage are safe and kept in the highest standards of repair and quality, paying close attention to the Fitness for Human Habitation Bill and offering landlords free Housing Health and Safety Rating System Reviews to ensure homes are safe for tenants to live in. Harry Albert Lettings & Estates match great tenants to great landlords who own great properties!

What To Expect From Your Leicester Letting Agent

  • Regular communication and liaison between all parties; the property owner, the tenant and us, the letting agent.
  • Stress-free renting from a letting agent who acts responsibly, fairly and continuously invests in staff-development and education ensuring all legal requirements are met in terms of property law, landlord law and tenant law.
  • Being a local letting agent and property manager, you can expect a face to face professional relationship with a truly personal touch. No call centres or strangers on the other end of the phone or email!
  • Affordable fees! You are, of course, looking for a competitively priced agent and you want to avoid paying upwards of £600 for a credit check and a few references. We go against the grain of industry standards and are well known for being the cheapest agent in Leicester for the fees tenants pay. Property needs to be accessible and we believe our tenants should not be exploited. We never charge our clients any hidden fees and it’s all contained in our Fair Fee Guarantee!

Affordable Estate Agent Fees

Harry Albert Lettings & Estates have been known from day one of trading for offering a 5-star service to Vendors, Landlords and Tenants. They are committed to beating their competitors on both price and quality of service, offering longer opening hours and ensuring the needs and interests of our landlord clients, vendor clients and tenant clients are met and placed before our own. Start your tenant property search with Harry Albert Lettings & Estates today and don’t hesitate to get in touch to ask about their Off-Market rental properties; because of how well they treat their tenants, they run out of rental stock super fast so make sure you register your details with them today to be the first to hear about new properties coming on the market!

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