Welcome to Silks

By Silks fully managing your properties, we can ensure that it will relieve you of a lot of stress and headache. More importantly, it will give you back you most priceless commodity, Time, which you can use to focus on other areas of your life.

Stamp Duty Changes 2016

From April 2016, landlords and those wishing to buy second home will have to pay a 3% surcharge on each stamp duty brand. George Osbourne has said this new surcharge will raise £1bn extra for the treasure by 2021.

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Strategies to Investments

One of the biggest secrets to successful property investments is having an exit strategy in place to reap the planned financial rewards. By knowing when and how a buy to let will end, an investor can appreciate where their investment strategy will begin. In order to do that, an investor must understand the types of strategies to investing.

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Right to Rent

The start of 2016, means plenty of changes in terms of legislations for landlords and investors, starting from February 1st with the Right to Rent legislation. Under the new legislations. landlords and agents must check the immigration status of any adult who wishes to move in to a new property to ensure they have a right to rent in the UK.

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Why Choose Silks

As a specialist lettings and property management company, we pride ourselves on offering you, our partners, simplicity, transparency and honesty with no hidden costs ever.

Free Impartial Advice

Our experienced rental valuer will arrange a free valuation at a time that suits you and more importantly take our time to fully explain the whole management process and answer all your questions, so you fully understand and are aware of the legal requirements, our process and systems. Your property will be advertised nationally on all major portals, Rightmove, Zoopla, Prime Location etc.

Weekly Updates

Whilst your property is marketed, our team of lettings negotiators will update you weekly of any viewings as well as Rightmove and Zoopla statistics. Once a tenant is found, we shall carry out a strict vetting on the applicant, asking for Guarantors if required, or a higher bond. We will inform the utility companies of the move in as well as the local council, secure the deposit with the DPS, create legal documents and move the tenant in with a full detailed inventory along with photos.

Constant Communication

Our dedicated accounts team will pay all rents straight into your bank account with clear statements emailed or posted to you. We pride ourselves in keeping a good line of communication with our landlords. In the unlikely events rents are not received we will continue to update you as we chase the rents and take necessary action.

No Commission

We pride ourselves on not charging you commission on maintenance works carried out to your property. We work alongside our contractors as well as your preferred contractors, keeping it transparent and simple.