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Property Services

Lettings Service

Landlords - Why Choose JW&Co

Our property team has valuable experience in all sectors of the residential property market, from prestigious country houses to rural cottages and town centre apartments.

We offer tailor-made solutions to make letting and management of residential property as easy as possible. Our experienced team specialises in providing a professional and personal service, offering information, help and advice to meet the needs of all landlords.

Our aim is simple: to provide the best possible service, assist you from start to finish and communicate regularly throughout the whole process – whatever your property matter.

Lettings - Our unique service, step by step

Free market appraisal

We will provide you with a free market appraisal and advise on any work which may be required to ensure your property attracts quality tenants paying the highest achievable rental figure. We can also advise on steps which may need to be taken to comply with the ‘ever-changing’ rules and regulations prior to offering the property ‘to let’.

Web advertising

Your property will be instantly available on our bang up to date website — www.jwandco.org.uk — with floor plans, photography and location maps. Your details will also be automatically sent to relevant applicants and also loaded onto primelocation.co.uk, rightmove.co.uk and zoopla.co.uk, three of the leading property portals.

Marketing & Advertising

First impressions count and the first thing potential tenants see before they even pass the front door is the photographs of your property. We spend time, use professional cameras and skilled photography to capture the best pictures that will make your home rent quickly. Distinctive ‘To Let’ boards will be arranged by agreement with the Landlord prior to marketing.


All prospective tenants are fully referenced by an independent agency, who will check the tenants identity, employment status, credit history and also again references from previous landlords if applicable. Only tenants who pass our vigorous referencing checks and who have been approved by the landlord will be offered the property.

Tenancy Agreement

Your property will be let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement usually for an initial 12 month term, which will run on a month to month basis following expiration of the fixed period. Longer and shorter initial terms can be arranged and this can be discussed further with JW & Co if required. The tenancy agreement is an important document and provides the contract between landlord and tenant in which the different responsibilities are explained.


We can produce a full Inventory and Schedule of Condition of the property prior to the tenant moving in to record both the condition of the property and anything left in place including carpets and curtains etc. It is essential that an accurate record is taken as this can then be used to compare the condition at the end of the tenancy should a claim against the deposit need to be made. If you are interested in this service please contact us to find out more.


Since The Housing Act of 2004 came in to force in 2007, all deposits must be held in an approved Deposit Protection Service. We would collect the deposit, which is usually 5 weeks rent and forward it to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme. The deposit can then be used to off-set charges for breakages/damages or for rent arrears occurring during the term, if required.

Rent Arrears

The agent will inform the Landlord as soon as practically possible of any delay or default on the rent and will make best endeavours to obtain the arrears and advise further action if necessary. Rental income can be guaranteed via certain guarantee policies which we can suggest, if necessary.

Landlord Obligations

The Landlord has a duty under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 to keep the property in a good state of repair and to keep all wiring, plumbing, heating electrical and gas appliances provided in safe and good working order. Legislation is continuously changing and JW & Co can keep you upto-date with all necessary obligations that apply.

Client Money Handling Procedures

Please view information about our procedures here.

Local Area Information

St Albans

St Albans Cathedral

St Albans is best known for being an English Cathedral City. The City is full of history dating back to the Roman Empire and is proud of its beautiful medieval architecture. There are lush green parks and countryside, a buzzing metropolis plus plenty of excellent attractions.


There are a number of outstanding ofsted rated schools in high demand Beaumont mixed secondary school, St Albans School for Girls & St Albans School which is one of the oldest educational foundations in Europe. It has fabulous shopping with many small independent shops and a fantastic range of eating and drinking establishments.

Attracting many new home owners to the area, St Albans City Train Station is just 20 minutes away from London St Pancras and a short hop off the M1 and M25 motorways, within easy reach of London Luton and Heathrow airports.

Park Street

Park in Park Street, St Albans

Park Street is a vibrant village located approximately 2 miles south of St Albans. With a strong community spirit and an excellent parade of local shops, it is a very desirable place to live.


It has an excellent infrastructure, to include easy access to motorway links (M1/M25), the Thameslink train line from Radlett and St Albans to St. Pancras, and also from Park Street and How Wood connecting St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction-Euston.

There are a number of sought after schools in the local and surrounding areas, including Parmiter’s, Haberdashers’ Aske’s Schools and STAGS, St Albans Girls School.

Bushey Heath

Bushey Heath Church

A fantastic location! Bushey is one of Hertfordshire’s most desired towns. Great schools and easy commuting into London are part of its attraction as a place to raise a family.


Many properties sit amongst open greenery (much of it Green Belt) and is still close to Ofsted-rated Good schools. The major towns of Watford, Harrow and St Albans are readily accessible whilst the national rail and motorway networks are all close by.

London Colney

London Colney Crest

London Colney is a thriving Village on the outskirts of St Albans where you will find a strong community spirit. Being conveniently located for the M25 (Junction 22), the M1, and only 2 ½ miles to St Albans, along with Thameslink station and regular bus services to surrounding areas


The Village itself offers a vast range of amenities including Colney Fields Shopping Park, where there is a choice of major stores, including Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer, fashion and coffee shops, all of which are open 7 days a week. Further into the Village Centre you will find smaller convenience stores, a selection of take-away food outlets, doctors, dentists, Churches of various faiths, local pubs and restaurants and a Post Office.

There are three good primary schools, Pre-schools and nurseries and a the new Cotlandswick Leisure Centre. The River Colne, Lakes and Broad Colney Nature Reserve all provide wonderful walks and escape into the countryside. Families will also find plenty of activities such as Willows Farm Village, various parks, playgrounds and a soft play centre.


Watford Garston Park

Watford is a small suburb just beyond North Watford offering great motorway links with easy access to the M25 (Junction 21) & M1 (Junction 5 & 6) Watford Station offers trains to Watford Junction every 40 minutes (Approx.) and takes 5 minutes, trains to St Albans Abbey take 11 minutes.


Watford is home to several large secondary schools which include Parmiter's School, Fancis Combe Academy and St. Michael's Catholic High School

As an area Watford offers a wealth of facilities from Woodside Leisure Centre which include, pools, a gym, group exercise studio, squash courts, sports hall, crèche, café, treatment rooms and Woodside Athletics Stadium, for entertainment you have Woodside Leisure Park with a Cinema and Restaurants, if you prefer the outside you can enjoy the fantastic Watford Park Local Nature Reserve.