More than 85 per cent of people looking for rental accommodation use Rightmove, the UK’s number one property website. Guess which local letting agent is also number one? Letting specialists Easthams & Co pride themselves on the sort of local knowledge which sets them apart from the competition. Easthams & Co now rank first out of 90 agents covering the PR2 and PR4 postcodes.

So, if you are a landlord with a property to let or a tenant looking to rent in the Fulwood, Cottam, Broughton, Barton , Woodplumpton, Ashton, Hutton or Penwortham, areas, there is only one agent you need to contact.

Being ranked top by Rightmove is quite an accolade, as director Matt Eastham is delighted to admit: “We always try our very best to perform well. We only take on the right quality of properties and pride ourselves on a high level of service. To discover that we are now ranked numberone by Rightmove is recognition of our professionalism,” he said. Right now there is unprecedented demand for the right kind of rental property in these areas; three bedroom and four bedroom semi and detached homes with gardens. “At the upper end of the market, quality family accommodation typically attracts rents of between £650 and £850 a month,” added Matt. “If the property is of a good standard, with a garden, tenants are waiting to move in! We have already let out 44 properties of this type over the last three months and demand is still outstripping supply.”

Easthams & Co have been letting property across Preston and the Fylde since 1984. They also have strong links with many of the areas largest companies and are first port of call for many of the relocation companies covering this area.