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Why Choose Steven Oates?

Steven Oates opened its doors over 35 years ago and during that time it has earned a reputation as Hertford's most established and trusted estate agent.

Our lettings team has a wealth of experience and will care for your property as though it were our own.

Our specialist lettings consultants will give you an honest rental appraisal supported by comparables so you know exactly how much rental income you can achieve. 

We always strive to obtain the highest rent possible, whilst ensuring your tenant is reliable and of high standards to ensure your investment is managed most effectively.


There are many reasons for wanting to let your home. You may of course be a professional landlord or you may have found the home you have always dreamt of owning and need to move fast; you may need to move to another part of the country or even abroad for a warmer climate. 

However, the common theme is the requirement to have your asset looked after by a professional agent.

If you own property and wish to let it, but would rather not, or cannot, be involved in its day-to-day running, you can trust Steven Oates Property Management to do so on your behalf, protecting your property and meeting tenants needs. 

We undertake property management for individuals, corporations, trusts, estates and other bodies.

Professionals in Lettings and Management. By appointing Steven Oates you are choosing a market leader in the Lettings industry, with a track record of success. 

Not only will we endeavour to achieve the best rent but all potential tenants are carefully vetted and referenced by a leading credit agency before being accepted.

When we manage your property we will either use your preferred trades people for maintenance work or we will use local contractors known to us.

Our aim is always to use excellent trades people whilst keeping costs to a minimum.

CLICK HERE to download our 'Agency Agreement and Terms of Business'.

Property Management

Problems with the property will inevitably occur, however with our dedicated team of friendly, experienced property managers, we are able to remedy these problems as quick as humanly possible. Only using trusted, professional local contractors, who we are continually vetting on both cost, quality of work and relevant insurances to make sure that work is carried out efficiently.

What we can do for you?

Here's a list of some the things we do as a part of our management service:

• Payment of service charge
• Dealing with the deposit at the beginning and end of tenancy
• Organising the check-in/check-out process
• Key holding
• Transfer of utilities
• Property inspections
• Management of vacant properties (overseas clients)
• Communicating with your tenant whenever necessary

In reality, if you need us to do something and we can, we will. We know we can't be a good agency if our service isn't adaptable.


Finding a reliable contractor to get a job done can be a headache. Happily, we have a list of vetted people. What's more, our clients get priority – we deal with the contractors on your behalf.


We're specialists in Property Lettings work hard to get our landlords the best possible return. Our valuations are comprehensive, realistic, and based on a wealth of experience and understanding of the market sentiment. 

Please click below to arrange a free valuation.

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