In essence, Astin’s are here to help with every aspect of your property journey. We offer first class, realistic advice throughout each and every step making Astin’s your one stop, property shop.
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC): Should you need to obtain an energy rating for your home, Astin's work closely with a Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA) who will arrange to attend your property in order to carry out a detailed inspection and calculate the rating. The cost is £100.00 + V.A.T. Total £120.00.
Mortgage Advice: Whether you are a first-time buyer, someone looking to re mortgage or perhaps you’re looking for a buy-to-let then Astin’s are here to help. We can provide you with a choice of independent, local financial advisors who will look after your every need.
Surveys: You are about to make one of the most important financial decisions of your life. By obtaining a survey you will ensure you have the facts about the condition of your purchase and there will be no surprises after you move in. When you want an independent survey or need an expert opinion, we can arrange a survey for you through our connection with a local RICS certified surveyor.
Conveyancing: We recommend the use of a number of local firms based on their knowledge of the area and our day-to-day experiences working alongside them. The close working relationship we enjoy ensures you get the best out of your buying/selling journey all the way through to completion.
Sales Progression: Shhhh, we have a secret weapon in Heather. With her extensive knowledge of the conveyancing process she will personally keep you updated with all developments concerning your sale and/or purchase. She makes it her mission to liaise with all parties in the chain in order to ensure a smooth transition through to completion.
Removals: Should you require any help with removals, Astin’s would be happy to recommend local removal firms for your consideration.
Developments: We enjoy a recurrent relationship with a number of developers who are committed to bringing top quality new homes to the market. Our most recent new home portfolio consists of:
Yorkshire County Homes Ltd. development at Highfield Road
Open Aspect Property Consultants Ltd development at Spital Bridge
D & M Middleton Ltd. Development on Church Street
For more information on ‘Coming Soon’ New Developments, please call 01947 821122 to add your name to our mailing list.
PHOTOGRAPHY: We appreciate that first impressions count. Your property is often seen in the first instance by browsing details on line, looking through a set of property particulars, or even watching a virtual tour. Our sales team have both the photography skills and passion to show your home at its very best. We will make sure it stands out to prospective buyers for all the right reasons.
Our Residential Lettings Manager Sara Lemmy and her team offer a “Hands On” personally tailored friendly service whilst maintaining high standards of professionalism and competence. Here at Astin’s we are able to offer you 2 levels of service.
Included in both services:
- Advice on the best possible rent for your property
- Colour brochure and accompanied viewings
- National advertising on Rightmove and On the Market
- Contract signing and lodging the deposit with the Deposit Protection Scheme
- Arranging for the standing order mandate to be paid by the tenant
- Liaising with utility companies and council tax office
Your potential tenant(s) will go through stringent checks, including ID, right to rent, credit and finance checks. Employer’s references are obtained and current and previous landlord’s references are requested. All these are done by our third-party Agency.
FULLY MANAGED SERVICE: The stress fee option for you and the most popular choice for Landlords. In addition to the above, we will take care of the day-to-day management of the property and tenancy. This includes dealing with any maintenance issues, carry out regular property inspections during and at the end of a tenancy, collect the rent on your behalf and arrange for an EPC and gas/electrical safety certificates when required. Most importantly we are continually updated with new legislation that we will pass on to you and ensure that you are fully compliant.
LET ONLY SERVICE: Great for those who would like to manage the property themselves. We would advise that this option is best suited to an experienced, hands-on Landlord who is comfortable when dealing with tenants directly.