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Renting in the Isle of Man
Whether you’re looking for a short-term let or something more permanent, we have a wide choice of high quality rental properties in the Isle of Man from studios and apartments, to family homes and executive properties.
And because we know each and every property inside and out, we can help you find the house or apartment that’s best for you.
Reasons to rent with Dandara:
- Wide range of properties in great locations across the Island
- All properties professionally managed
- Accompanied viewings
- Superb customer service
- Competitive fees
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Living in the Isle of Man
With its stunning unspoiled countryside, wooded glens, rolling hills, dramatic mountains and over 160km of unspoiled coastline, it’s perhaps not surprising that the Isle of Man is known as ‘the Jewel of the Irish Sea’.
Situated in the middle of the Irish Sea, the island covers an area of 572 sq.km but with a population of 80,000 the residents enjoy an unparalleled quality of life.
The island is home to a lively sporting calendar, rich arts, cultural and music scene. In addition to the world-famous TT Races, which attract over 30,000 motorbike fans during the two-week festival in May and June each year, the island also hosts annual blues, jazz and folk festivals, drawing performers and music fans from the UK and abroad. There are also a number of theatres and live performance venues around the island - the Gaiety Theatre being the most famous - which play host to stars from the worlds of comedy, dance, and music.
Getting around the island is easy; traffic jams are almost unheard of and the island’s extensive bus network connects all majors towns and villages with the capital. The island also boasts some very unique forms of transport such as the steam railway, which runs between the island’s capital and the south of the island, an electric tram system which connects Douglas with Ramsey on the north east coast and the horse trams, which run up and down Douglas Promenade throughout the summer season.
Travelling to and from the island couldn’t be easier. The flight time to London is just over an hour and there are also daily direct flights to Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Manchester and Leeds/Bradford. Ferries also operate between Belfast, Dublin, Heysham and Liverpool with sailing times of between two and four hours.
The Island’s capital Douglas is home to the main economic, business and retail districts. Douglas is a lively and dynamic city on the south east coast boasting a wide array of pubs, bars, nightlife and restaurants, big brand retailers, chic boutiques and specialist local food stores - making it an ideal base for anyone who enjoys city living at a more relaxed pace.
For all of these reasons, the Isle of Man is recognised as one of the highest quality of life locations in Europe. It enjoys a stable and diverse economy based around high value sectors such as financial services, aerospace, clean tech, telecommunications, e-gaming and the space industry and unemployment is less than 3%. Its unspoiled countryside, diverse career opportunities, excellent standards of healthcare and education, suitability for family life and the lowest crime rate in the British Isles, also resulted in the island scoring the highest ever rating polled by MORI in its survey of ‘best places to live’.
Why rent with Dandara, Isle of Man?
We have a wide range of apartments and houses to rent in our developments across the Isle of Man and can offer you competitive fees, a high level of customer service and a wide range of properties to choose from.
And because we only rent properties that we've designed and built ourselves, we know them inside-out, which means we can match you to the rental property that's right for you.
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- Variety of high quality properties available to rent
- Properties matched to your requirements
- All properties professionally managed
- Accompanied viewings
We have a wide selection of continually changing rental properties – please fill in the form below and we will match you with your ideal property or email us with your individual requirements at email@example.com
Guide to renting with us
A short guide that covers the steps in renting a house or apartment with us.
Register with Dandara Isle of Man
To help us find your perfect rental property match, we'll first need to ask you some questions about the location and type of home you're interested in.
We can either do this over the phone or via email - You can call us on 01624 615 000 - or you can email us at lettingsIOM@dandara.com.
Searching for your perfect Isle of Man property
Once we have a clear understanding of your requirements we can match you with suitable properties, arrange viewings and keep you up to date with the latest available properties.
Viewings can be conducted by appointment, at a convenient time for you, 5 days a week.
Choosing a property
Once you've identified your perfect house or apartment and put in a rental offer we will liaise with the Landlord to secure the property on your behalf. Then, once reference checks have been carried out and accepted, Dandara will draw up a standard Tenancy Agreement and serve any statutory notices.
We provide a free professional inventory to you - the Tenant - prior to the commencement of the tenancy.
Rent and deposit
We will collect the deposit and first month's rent in cleared funds prior to the start of your tenancy. We will then continue to collect the monthly rental on behalf of the Landlord.
Local Authority and Utility Companies will be advised at the commencement of your tenancy and we will provide necessary meter readings. Finally, we will provide you with the relevant keys and check you into the property.
Throughout the tenancy
We will inspect the property prior to occupation and during the tenancy to provide feedback to the Landlord.
End of tenancy
At the end of the tenancy we will check the inventory and schedule of conditions, and deduct from your deposit the amount for any damage to the Landlord's property or possessions.
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Frequently Asked Questions about renting in the Isle of Man
Answers to frequently asked questions about renting with Dandara in the Isle of Man.
Can I hang pictures on the walls?
This is allowed if picture hooks are used. As a general rule of thumb the property should be left as it was found minus ‘fair wear and tear’.
If anything breaks down who is responsible?
Providing that there is a genuine fault, the Landlord will be responsible for the charges incurred. Dandara will ensure that any faults will be looked at as soon as possible.
Can I have pets?
The keeping of pets is at the discretion of the landlord and is dependent on size, number and type of pet. If permission is granted, an additional deposit of £200.00 will be required for a pet, and all carpets and flooring must be professionally cleaned at the end of the lease. Pets are NOT allowed in any apartments.
What is the minimum term for a tenancy?
Leases are usually for a fixed term of twelve months, although some Landlords may consider shorter leases. Leases on brand new properties are for a minimum 12 month term. (Rates are included in all rental properties, plus service charges in apartments)
Is the deposit refundable?
At the end of the term of the tenancy we will check the inventory and schedule of conditions and deduct from the deposit paid by the Tenant any amount for damage to the Landlord’s property or possessions.
I have another question?
Please call the Isle of Man rental team on 01624 615 000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Landlords, why use Dandara, Isle of Man?
We offer a comprehensive 'one-stop shop' service to help guide you through every aspect of buy-to-let property investment.
Our in-house Letting and Management service makes property investment a simple, straightforward and rewarding experience and is offered exclusively to our buy-to-let customers. After finding you a Tenant we'll look after them and your property throughout the tenancy, taking over the day-to-day responsibilities of a landlord for you.
As your sole letting agent, Dandara will promote your property in relevant local publications and extensively on the web. It's a unique service with one point of contact and all the benefits of multi-listing, without any of the hassle.
All viewings are accompanied by our own staff or appointed agents at all times.
No Hidden Charges
When you appoint us as your sole letting agent, there are no hidden charges - we charge a flat fee of 10% of rental achieved.
Letting your property
A brief guide to the steps we take to let your property.
We provide a free current market evaluation for all Dandara buy-to-let property owners. To obtain your free valuation, please call our lettings team on 01624 693 300 or email email@example.com
Listing and Marketing
As soon as we receive confirmation of your instruction to market your property, full details will be displayed on our website and in any relevant local publications. We will also email any suitable tenants to let them know that your property has become available.
Viewings can be conducted by appointment to suit prospective tenants, 5 days a week. We provide regular feedback viewer's comments and an appraisal of market conditions, which are likely to affect rental levels.
We will negotiate the monthly rental and the length of the lease (minimum of 6 months & maximum 12 months renewable) with prospective tenants on your behalf to ensure the best possible deal. Once suitable tenants are found we will undertake full vetting, including seeking two references.
Once the vetting process is complete and the tenant has been approved, we will draw up a standard form of Tenancy Agreement and serve any statutory notices.
Our lettings team will provide a free professional inventory to both landlord and tenant prior to the commencement of the tenancy.
Rent and deposit
We collect the first month's rent and one month's rent as a security deposit in cleared funds before the start of any tenancy. A monthly standing order is also set up by us to collect the monthly rent.
Local Authority and Utility Companies will be advised at the commencement of the tenancy and we will provide necessary meter readings. Our lettings team will then provide the tenant with the relevant keys and check them into the property.
Throughout the tenancy
We will inspect your property and provide you with feedback before the tenant moves in, then again at the end of their tenancy or at renewal stage. Our lettings team will also monitor rent payments from tenants and chase any late payments, keeping you informed at all times.
End of tenancy
At the end of the term of the tenancy we will check the inventory and schedule of conditions and where applicable, obtain quotes for repair work - keeping you informed at every stage.
Landlord's obligations - Isle of Man Lettings
The Landlord must provide 3 sets of keys, entry fobs and a car park fob if appropriate, a minimum of one week prior to commencement of any tenancy. Any shortfall of keys will be charged for at cost.
Furniture and furnishings
All Isle of Man properties for rent are offered unfurnished.
As the landlord, you must notify your buildings and contents insurers of your intention to let, so cover may be amended as necessary. We can provide you with details of any additional landlord's protection insurance you may require on request.
As the landlord you should obtain consent from your mortgage lender prior to letting your property.
Whilst the property is vacant, the landlord is responsible for payment of all utility bills. The landlord is also responsible for contacting their buildings and contents insurers to make them aware that the property is vacant.
If the tenant remains in the property at the end of their current tenancy and a new Tenancy Contract is drafted and signed by both parties, we do not charge for this facility.
Under the taxation law we are obliged to retain income tax at the current rate for all income received from rented property for a Landlord who is not resident in the Isle of Man. You can apply to the Inland Revenue to receive your income gross of tax. We are registered with the centre for Non-Residents to operate this scheme and can supply you with an application form on request.
The Landlord undertakes to ratify whatsoever the Agents shall lawfully and reasonably do by virtue of this agreement and to indemnify them against all costs and expenses properly incurred by them in carrying out their duties and all other actions and acts pursuant hereto including legal expenses.