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What do I need to consider when tendering for a new managing agent?

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If you’re considering changing your managing agent, here are a few of our top tips for tendering:

  • Don’t feel daunted about changing your managing agent. Remember, you’re the customer.
  • Make a note of all your requirements in a documented brief.
  • Shortlist potential managing agents and interview each of them against your requirements.
  • Invite your preferred agents to tender, setting them a clear deadline to submit their proposal.
  • Review the submissions before inviting each of them to present their proposals.
  • Determine how well each agent matches your requirements and the needs of your development.
  • Ensure that your decision criteria is a blend of capability, service, price and personal chemistry.
  • Make your choice. Advise the unsuccessful bidders by phone and in writing and be ready to give feedback.
  • Appoint your chosen partner by phone and in writing, then work together on the handover timeline.

Want to know more? Just get in touch…

We think that switching managing agent should be a smooth and stress free experience. If you’re unhappy with how your development is being managed, we’d love to help you get back on track. Simply complete the form below and somebody from our New Business team will be in touch:

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