JSP vs Letting Agents – What are the benefits of renting your student accommodation in Lincoln direct from Jones Student Property and not going through an Estate or Letting Agent?
Jones Student Property 100% own and manage all our student houses in Lincoln.
Letting Agents only let the properties and sometimes manage them on behalf of a landlord.
Ownership of our student houses ensures that the condition is kept to the highest standards.
Letting Agents do not own the house so can not control the maintenance and condition
Personal and caring service from a local Lincoln based family run student accommodation business, contactable 24 hours a day.
Agency staff leave work behind once the office is closed.
24 hours emergency number answered by a family member and not a call centre.
Agencies may use out of hours call centres to take the calls, where messages will be taken and not dealt with until the following working day.
All our student houses in Lincoln offer the same level of student accommodation, and furnishings, including all bills, electric, water, gas, 350 MB internet and TV license. Making it simple to know what you are getting and paying for.
Agencies have to advertise what the landlord includes in each student house. This makes each house different depending on what the landlord offers.
Jones Student Property offer 48 week contracts as standard, for our student accommodation in Lincoln.
Agencies have to maximise the contract lengths up to 52 weeks in many cases.
Any repairs to our Student Accommodation is dealt with promptly.
Agencies have to seek quotations, then authorisation from the Landlord before works can be started, which can create long delays for tenants.
We DO NOT charge any application or admin fees for our student houses.
Most agencies ask for an application fee, on applying to rent a property this can be as much as £50 – £100 per person and is generally non refundable.
All of our student housing is approved and accredited by the University of Lincoln Code of Practice.
Not all letting agencies make it compulsory that their Landlords are part of an accreditation scheme, this is important as it means they are not required to follow rules and regulations to maintain high standards for both safety and management.