Beacon Lee and Ward

Landlords

Why Choose Beacon Lee & Ward?

History

Beacon Lee & Ward has been established since 2001 and our 100% focus on residential letting means we have a good selection of properties available to rent at any one time, as well as offering both Landlords and Tenants an expert letting experience in all ways. We are an independent company and so we can give objective unbiased advice to Landlords choosing investment properties.

Beacon Lee & Ward help Landlords in central Somerset managing over 300 of their properties and provide a Tenant find service to another 300 Landlords. We cover a large geographical area including town and rural locations surrounding Wellington, Taunton and Bridgwater in Somerset and Tiverton and Cullompton in Mid Devon.

We have a high profile in Wellington based on the visibility of the office location and our 'to let' sign boards. We have strong internet presence and market all properties on Rightmove. We keep up constant contact with applicants and have good contact with some of the bigger organisations in our area, including the public and private sectors.

Specialists in Lettings

We are an independent family owned business and we focus 100% on residential lettings, we can offer you the best service and advice as we are specialists in this one increasingly complex area. Because we do not carry out sales, we can concentrate all our time on looking after our clients properties and tenancies.

Many of our Landlords have recommended us to their friends because they are so satisfied with the excellent, friendly service we offer.

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We regularly have the second largest number of properties available of any agent in the geography that we cover (as shown on Rightmove, the UK's market leading property portal with 80% share of traffic) and we regularly have 30-40 available at any one time.

We normally offer our comprehensive Full Management Service where the Landlord entrusts the property to us, or our Tenant Find Service where our role is more limited.

Our fees are competitive, we carry out the service we say we will. As we are independent our fees are not controlled by share holders and we are able to offer fees based on the property to let, the service required and the needs of the Landlord.

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Professional Knowledge

Whether you are an experienced Landlord or a new Landlord, choosing the right Agent is of paramount importance and the whole success of letting your property may depend on this. Beacon Lee & Ward are a highly experienced and well established local company, able to offer you a first class Letting and Management service.

With legislation concerning the letting of residential property being complex and constantly changing most Landlords will require professional assistance to comply with the regulations. Beacon Lee & Ward are here to ensure that both Landlords and Tenants are able to comply with the many areas of regulation.

Here at Beacon Lee & Ward we can offer a high degree of letting expertise. The two senior Beacon Lee & Ward staff have been in top positions in lettings for a combined 45 years.

Jonathan Drew is a former NAEA national award winner for his legal lettings knowledge. He set up the company 15 years ago and has developed an ethos in his staff of always going the extra mile. Jonathan is a licensed member of ARLA. Jonathan Drew also holds the CRLM letting specialist qualification which requires continuous professional development and keeping right up to date with practical lettings matters and legislation.

Rosemary Sykes Moore is a property all rounder with over 30 years total experience divided between estate agency sales and for the last 15 years as a partner in charge of the lettings department of a leading Somerset Agency. Rosemary closely supports Jonathan in many ways and will often meet new clients.

They are backed up by a front team (see photograph) of individuals and a very experienced support team for accounts and other functions. Their combined skills go to make Beacon Lee & Ward the friendly, competent and efficient company that it is today. We are flexible, open minded and able to go the extra mile in order to please our customers . We talk to applicants and give regular feedback to Landlords who have available properties. Our friendly staff have much experience in all aspects of Letting and treat others as they would like to be treated themselves.

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Members of Professional Bodies

Beacon Lee & Ward are a licensed member of ARLA (Association of Residential Letting Agents). This gives Landlords and Tenants peace of mind that you are dealing with a regulated agent.

We are also a member of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) and must follow their code of practice which includes an independent complaints redress system. Both these memberships ensure we offer a professional service but it is the letting expertise and care that all our staff show that clients notice and value as our client testimonials prove:

        

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