Merchant Services for Estate Agents and Letting Agents

How to find the best Estate Agent merchant account

With the average house price set to increase by a further 3% during 2017, the property market is still on its upward trajectory – despite setbacks with increased stamp duty for second homes and the uncertainty that come with Brexit.

Can sellers pay estate agent fees with a credit card?

According to RICS, there are currently over 200 Estate Agents in London alone and online Estate Agency businesses have made a big impression on the market. With online estate agents favouring set fees – and often upfront – over traditional invoicing, homeowners are increasingly paying estate agent fees with credit card, by phone or online, saving time for the seller and resource for the agent during a busy (and let’s face it, stressful) process. There is now an opportunity to pay stamp duty by credit card or debit card, something that has never been available before.

Rental properties

Most landlords require tenants to set up standing order for monthly rental payments, though some tenants prefer payments to be made by debit or card especially if they haven’t got the same pay day each month. The majority of deposits are also paid using debit or credit card, and when tenants sign their agreement the option to pay the first month’s rent and deposit in advance and on a credit or debit card is a useful option.

Seasonal lettings and student lets

Seasonal lettings such as holiday or student lets often mean shorter merchant contracts that run for a matter or weeks or months. These can be very cost effective and giving the option to pay estate agents via credit card is a preference for most customers, especially if it’s a high value rental where they are looking for the added security a credit card payment offers, so having the option available will likely help convert sales.

Find an estate agency merchant account

At Merchant Advice Service our experts deal with estate agency card payment quotations daily and our team of specialist’s have helped a number of businesses in this industry secure merchant accounts. Whether you are new to industry or looking at saving money on your existing contract, speak to one of our experts today.

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