Helping You Make The Right Decision
Real Insight, Real Advice
Stone lettings are a independent boutique letting agency, specialising in South County Dublin. We pride ourselves on providing you with honest advice, the truth matters, we are your trusted partner who will help you make better decisions about the future of your property.
Our aim is to ensure that you get the maximum return on your investment and that you get best quality tenants, who will respect your property.
Please see our step by step guide, explaining how our letting process works.
Step 1. Our first meeting
At our first meeting, you can call into our office or we can meet you at your property, at a time and date that suits you.
We can want to understand your requirements and provide you with an no obligation, professional rental assessment.
At our first meeting and we will discuss and explain the following:
- Your expectations and preferences.
- Assessment of current rental value
- Any special conditions you may have
- Explain your responsibilities as landlord
- Advice on how to prepare your property
- Copy of the BER cert
Step 2. Precision Marketing
We will push your property hard using precision marketing. The result is, the right tenant at the right price without delay. We will present your property in the best possible light with a wide selection of high quality images and a detailed the property and the benefits of it’s location.
- Your property images and description are presented on Myhome.ie and Daft.ie
- Marketing of your property via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
- High profile to let sign placed outside your property
- We also market your property directly via own website with Google Ads advertising.
- We can also create a virtual video tour which presents preview to the potential tenant
Step 3. Convenient and Suitable Viewings
All viewings will be organised according to your strict requirements and all prospective tenants will accompanied by an experienced member of staff to each viewing. All key feedback will be quickly conveyed back to you.
Step 4. Getting the Right Tenant For You
Our objective is to get you the right tenant at the right price without delay. Each offer made will be out forwarded to with a with a full profile of each prospective tenant so you can make an informed decision. We will only move forward when you are completely happy with the calibre of the prospective tenant.
All offers are subject to the following documentation being provided:
- Current employer reference – at least six months
- Bank reference
- Former landlord/agent reference in writing
- Copy of PPS number and photo id
- All references will be stringently checked – we will provide you with a detailed report
Step 5. Tenancy Agreement and Documentation
Once the new tenant and the terms of the agreement have been approved, we will arrange for the tenancy agreement to be signed and the payment of the first month’s rent and the security deposit.
- Two copies of signed tenancy agreement and content inventory list
- Tenant is required to set up a monthly standing order with your bank details
- Fees are deducted from first month’s rent and transferred to your account within 24 hours
- Keys are handed over the new tenant and your requirements are explained in detail
- The details of the tenancy agreement will be registered with the RTB (Residential Tenancies Board)
- We can organise a six or twelve month inspection
Step 6. Moving in Check List
Our objective is to ensure you secure a good tenant, so it should be your objective to keep them. Your property should completely ready for the arrival of the new tenant, so it should cleaned throughout and free from any maintenance issues. We will organise the meter readings and the transfer of Electric and Gas accounts. We will also provide an explanation of the building rules and parking arrangements.
Step 7. Letting and Management Fee
We want to be your trusted partner on a long term basis, so were are offering a competitive and flexible fees for letting and maintaining your property.
- Letting only fee: 2% of annual rent + vat
- Management fee: 5% of annual rent + vat