FAQs: Help for Letting Agents

We understand the pressures letting agents are under when it comes to juggling the demands of an agency. We ease that pressure by providing Inventory Management services that can be relied upon and stand up to scrutiny, which means they can get on with what they do best – letting and selling properties.

The problem with autumn leaves

I arrived to carry out a check-out inventory in the pouring rain to hear what sounded like a waterfall.  Feeling quite alarmed I discovered water gushing from the gutter at the back of the property. It was clear to me that the gutters were blocked and from what I could see this problem was not […]

What's the Purpose of a Property Inventory?

The purpose of the property inventory is to give an accurate description of: the exterior of the property the interior condition and decorative order, plus the fixtures and fittings including walls, doors, windows, plus the soft furnishings, curtains/blinds, and carpets, plus any cupboards and furniture plus white goods of a house, bungalow, flat, studio or caravan! Each […]

Reports prepared with the Adjudicator in mind.

At IAM Inventories we always prepare inventory reports with the adjudicator in mind. We understand that all reports  – the property inspection, the check-in, the check-out and all interim check-up inspections completed periodically during the tenancy, can be helpful to the landlord, tenant and adjudicator. We consider how the report will demonstrate to an adjudicator […]

5 Key reasons to have reports prepared independently

5 KEY REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE AN INDEPENDENTLY PREPARED INVENTORY It shields tenants’ deposits, as long as they hand back the property in a similar condition It helps identify fair wear and tear and responsibility of either the landlord or tenant to attend to agreed discrepancies It helps with the ongoing maintenance and general […]