Landlord services

We offer a wide range of services to all our landlords at no extra cost!

Smartmove Housing has 20 years experience of working in partnership with private landlords and have recently won an award in excellence in the private rented sector from CIH.

We believe good management will protect the investment potential and reputation of the Private Rented Sector through best practice. Smartmove aims to promote the Private Rented Sector as a viable 3rd Housing Option by providing specialist housing advice to our clients.

What our service offers landlords

  • A tenant finding service
  • Client affordability checks
  • Procurement of two references
  • Comprehensive opening and closing inventory report
  • Collection of rent to include provision of Allpay cards, Standing orders, Housing Benefit/Universal Credit, and transfer into your bank account
  • Provision of 4 weekly statements
  • Advertising of your property on website
  • A comprehensive signed Tenancy Agreement for both yourself and your new tenant
  • Information and advice on preparing and maintaining your property for letting
  • Tenancy Deposit Scheme NI - we will hold all deposits in our Tenancy Deposit Scheme account and deal with all Deposit Returns / Disputes
  • Routine 12 month visit and property inspection

How will landlords benefit?

  • Smarmove Housing have a list of potential tenants so that when you have a vacancy it can be filled without delay
  • Tenants are provided with advice and information to help them to sustain their tenancy and understand their responsibilities
  • Smartmove Housing will assist your tenant to complete their Housing Benefit/Universal Credit forms so that there are no delays in receiving your rental income
  • We will ensure that your tenant has provided 2 references which are from acceptable sources

What we ask of you as a landlord:

  • We will help you register with The Landlord Registration Scheme and advise you on its requirements
  • Register you with a Tenancy Deposit Scheme
  • That you furnish us with the following documents:
    • Proof of Ownership
    • Valid Property Insurance
    • Valid Safety Certificates - i.e Gas/Electric/Building
    • Signed Management Agreement


Smartmove is independently funded by various Grant Aid bodies.
Smartmove charge a small fee to cover administration and finance costs.

Useful Downloads

We have a collection of useful downloads to help make the whole process as fast and as easy as possible!