Letting the Smart Way, with Declan James

Declan James: Warrington’s Most Trusted Letting Agents

Declan James has established itself as Warrington’s leading letting agent, offering unmatched expertise for landlords eager to optimise their property’s potential. 

1. Local Knowledge, Exacting Standards:

While the world of property lettings can be intricate, Declan James’ blend of local insight and best practices can make all the difference. Our intimate understanding of Warrington’s market dynamics, legal requirements, and tenant preferences enables them to offer tailored advice, ensuring landlords receive great value for money and an exceptional experience.

2. Seamless Tenancy Management:

Declan James doesn’t just stop at finding the right tenant; our Full Management Service manages the entire tenancy journey for a seamless process for both landlords and tenants. With Declan James taking care of things, landlords can relax and enjoy the peace of mind that their property is in the hands of professionals who treat every home as if it were their own.

3. Comprehensive Services:

Managing deposits and tenant referencing might be daunting for landlords, but with Declan James, these tasks become effortless. Our rigorous tenant referencing process minimises potential risks, whilst our Tenant Deposit and Client Money Protection Schemes safeguard both the landlord and tenant interests, fostering trust and transparency.

4. Financial and Legal Security:

One of the hallmarks of an outstanding letting agent is the assurance that your financial assets are protected. Declan James shines in this domain, offering Full Landlord Protection Insurance to protect your rental income. Our Full Management Agreements also provide comprehensive repair and maintenance plans to ensure properties are legally compliant and mandatory checks are carried out on time, keeping landlords on the right side of the law.

In fact, Declan James is more than just a letting agent – we’re a promise of a stress-free, prosperous property journey.

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Landlord Fees

Non-Managed / Let Only Agreement

Tenant Find Fee – 1 Full month’s rent – subject to £500.00 min fee (inclusive of VAT)

For this, we will advertise the property on our website, Rightmove, across our social media channels, provide all legal paperwork, conduct viewings, and fully reference the applicants, including mandatory ‘Right to Rent’ checks.

Additional Optional extras for let only (including VAT):

    • Gas cert (legal requirement) £85
    • EPC (Legal Requirement) £90
    • Full photo Inventory – Prices start from £75.00 (see below)
    • Full landlord protection insurance £250 annual charge
    • Check out report £95.00
    • Lease renewals £75.00

Fully Managed Agreement

Finding a tenant for your property – 50% +VAT of first month’s rent – with a £350 +VAT minimum fee

Management fee 10% + VAT of the monthly rent.

Additional fees for managed properties (including VAT):

    • Gas cert (legal requirement) £85
    • EPC (Legal Requirement) £90
    • Full landlord protection insurance from £20 per month
    • Lease renewals £75.00


Schedule of Fees (inclusive of VAT)

£75 – Two bed£150 – Two Bed
£120 – Three Bed£180 – Three Bed
£180 – Four Bed£240 – Four Bed
Five/Six bed – Price to be agreed

A fully documented inventory covering all aspects of the property eg. Flooring, walls, all appliances (inside and out), light fittings, doors, and kitchen units.  All rooms will have photographic evidence taken as we recommend this to be done as part of the Deposit Return.

Energy Performance Certificate  – £90.00

A legal requirement, your property must be rated for energy efficiency prior to being offered For Let

Gas Safety Certificate – £85

This is a legal requirement on any property that has gas and this has to be done prior to any tenant moving in and passed across.

Tenant Fees

Changes to tenancy agreement (tenant’s choice) £50.00 inc vat per change.
Holding deposits are calculated as equivalent to 1 week’s rent.
The Security Deposit, which will be held with DPS is equivalent to 5 weeks’ rent.

The above fees are inclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated.