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Residential Lettings Assistant - Bedford

Bedford, Bedfordshire
£21,000 to £26,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Location: Bedford

Hours of Work:

37.5 hours per week - normal hours 9 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.

Department/Section: Residential Lettings

Reports to (Job Title): Residential Lettings Supervisor

Salary: To be negotiated, subject to experience

We are seeking an experienced Residential Lettings Assistant to act as a support to our busy Residential Lettings Department. The role will involve being mainly office based but some external viewings and inspections may also be required.

To include:

  • Taking telephone calls from potential applicants and loading information onto database (Reapit);
  • Arranging viewings for applicants to view available properties and liaising with current tenants where appropriate;
  • Arranging photographs to be taken for advertising purposes;
  • Preparing particulars for new properties;
  • Keeping landlords advised of developments;
  • Sending out references and chasing them through to completion;
  • Agreeing terms of new tenancy with both prospective tenant and landlords;
  • Dealing with maintenance issues, instructing contractors and liaising with landlords;
  • Arranging for keys to be cut;
  • Undertaking viewings;
  • Undertaking inspections;
  • Dealing with tenancy renewals and rent increases;
  • Serving S21 and S143 notices as required;
  • Dealing with end of tenancy matters to include return of deposits.


  • Ability to remain calm in difficult situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with a wide-ranging mix of people
  • Be a team worker
  • Driving licence essential
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  • Job Reference: 707316890-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BSS RECRUITMENT
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £21,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent