2 March 2012

- Move with Us to help manage buy to let property for military personnel - Forces Property Direct is the number one provider of government funded housing for British forces and MOD personnel

Move with Us, one of the UK’s leading rental management service providers, has partnered up with Forces Property Direct, the organisation that provides assistance to overseas military personnel looking to purchase property in the UK.

Military personnel are often looking to rent out their UK properties while they are on postings and to invest for the future. Forces Property Direct assists military staff in purchasing residential property in the UK and helps them to find suitable mortgages. Move with Us will work alongside the organisation to ensure that the properties bought by their clients for the buy to let market are managed and marketed in the most effective way to generate the best returns for service personnel.

Move with Us will provide a full rental management service to military personnel, including a dedicated maintenance service with 400 contractors countrywide, annual valuations and inspections to track the investment value and an out of hours service for tenants. The service aims to provide an effective property management and sales service through its specialist rental management division and 1,100 strong estate agency network.

David Perrin, Property Management Operations Director at Move with Us, said: “We successfully manage the rental of over 1500 properties every year. The depth of our experience in this sector means that we understand exactly what it takes to manage a property effectively and how to achieve the best possible returns for the property owner. By maximising the rental potential of the property, military personnel can be safe knowing that their investment is in safe hands.”

Steven Matthews, Managing Director at Forces Property Direct, added: “Forces Property Direct has been helping military personnel with residential property purchases for over 14 years. Our partnership with Move with Us will enable our clients to have a property base in the UK and earn rental income with the peace of mind that their investment is being managed and marketed by a company with extensive industry experience.”

Move with Us rental management service provides a centrally managed range of services designed to minimise empty properties and maximise rental yields. The rental management division undertakes extensive property assessments and yield calculations on a regular basis to assist with risk management on acquisitions and to prevent any income losses through unnecessary void periods.


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