Welcome to Thomas Merrifield Lettings & Property Management

At Thomas Merrifield, our Lettings and Property Management team are totally committed to working on your behalf and will deliver the result you want – a high calibre tenant paying the best possible rent. Our team will manage and maintain your investment property to the highest possible standard, giving you the confidence to know that your investment is in safe hands.

“We are specialists in residential letting and property management, representing over 5,000 landlords, from first time private landlords to some of the biggest corporate companies in the UK.”

A Trusted Brand

The Thomas Merrifield lettings customer portfolio is an astronomical 5,000 property owners who trust us to let and manage their investment properties across Oxfordshire.

When we rent your property or manage it for you, it means your property is in trusted hands, and we look after your property as if it were our own. Our brand and award-winning approach attract tenants, which in turn ensures your property receives maximum exposure.

As members of the key governing bodies, we adhere to strict codes of practice. Our rich experience of over 25 years in finding homes for you makes us one of the most trusted brands in the property industry.

Property Management

We offer a full property management service that allows landlords to maximise their return on investment without it taking up any of their time, giving them peace of mind that their investments are being properly looked after by a professional managing agent.

Property Management

Landlord Fee Information

On identifying and securing a tenant at an acceptable rent and who subsequently completes the Tenancy Agreement our fees will be due as set out as below:

Residential Letting with Management (Managed Landlords)
Letting Fee: 1/2 month’s rent plus VAT / 60% of a month’s rent inc. VAT
Management Fee: 11% of the rent collected plus VAT / 13.2% of monthly rent collected inc. VAT

Residential Letting without Management (Letting only Landlords)
Letting fee: 1 month’s rent plus VAT / 120% of one month’s rent letting fee.

Residential Letting with rent collection only (All other Letting only Additional fees apply)
Letting Fee: 1/2 month’s rent plus VAT / 60% of a month’s rent inc. VAT
Rent Collection: 7% of the rent collected plus VAT / 8.4% of monthly rent collected all inc. VAT

End of tenancy and/or renewal of tenancy fees (Letting only/Rent collect Landlords)
Renewal tenancy agreement fees: £150.00 plus VAT / £180.00 inc. VAT

At the termination of each tenancy period and subject to your agreement we will identify further suitable tenants for which our letting fee, as outlined above, will become payable at each change of tenancy.

All other fees as set out in these Terms of Business. Where we are asked to carry out any other duties outside our normal remit or these Terms our hourly rate if applicable will be charged at £95.00 plus VAT per hour or part thereof.

Additional Fees – Let Only Landlord/Rent Collect
Holding & Registering Deposit with TDS: £25.00 plus VAT p. a. / £30.00 inc. VAT p.a.

Arranging Gas Cert
On renewal of tenancy: £25.00 plus VAT / £30.00 inc. VAT (plus cost of certificate from engineers)
Mid tenancy routine visit fee: £50.00 plus VAT / £60.00 inc. VAT

Additional Fees – All Landlords
Arranging an up-to-date EPC: £95.00 plus VAT / £114.00 inc. VAT
Serving of sec 8, 13 and 21 notices: £90.00 plus VAT / £108.00 inc. VAT

Our lettings packages

We work hard to ensure you experience the highest level of customer satisfaction. And for this reason, we have tailormade packages which perfectly match your lettings needs, whilst you have the advantage of choosing a lettings service package that works best for you.
Service Options
Letting & Property Management Service
Rent Collection
Letting Only Service
Details of your property available in seven prominent Oxfordshire offices
Weekly local advertising
Floor plans
Internal photos
Website marketing
Advertising on property letting portals such as Rightmove, Zoopla & On The Market
Finding a tenant
Obtaining references
Drawing up the tenancy agreement
Detailed inventory & schedule of condition
Transfer of utilities
Excellent customer service
Arranging renewal tenancies and negotiating possible rent increases
Collection of rent
Keyholding service
Conducting the check-in of the tenant at the start of the tenancy
Managing the check-out process
Organising electrical safety inspection (if required)
Organising gas safety inspection (if required)
Registering deposits for FREE
Arranging repairs and maintenance
Arranging payment of outgoings
Managing check out and negotiating deposit deductions
Regular property inspections with written reports
Management while the property is vacant in-between tenancies (further charge will be applied)
* Full details of our services, fees and charges can be found in our full Terms of Business and Landlord Fees & Costs brochure

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