Fees for Tenants
Before you move in
Set up fee
£175 (inc VAT) per tenant (this figure will not be exceeded), and includes:
- £90 which covers collecting and verifying references from the Tenants’ bank, employer or accountant, and their existing landlord
- £75 to cover tenancy agreement preparation
- £10 to cover the Right to Rent check
- Or £350 (inc VAT) per company Tenant
- £120 (inc VAT) per guarantor
- £90 (per tenant) which covers collecting and verifying references fro the guarantor’s bank, employer or accountant
- £30 (per tenant) to cover guarantor agreement preparation
Inventory and Check-in Fee
£119 – £215 (inc VAT)
Dependent on the number of bedrooms and/or size of the property and outbuildings, and whether it is unfurnished or furnished.
An extra fee may be charged if the check in or check out is to be conducted on a Sunday or Bank Holiday. An Inventory Clerk will prepare an Inventory and Schedule of Condition of the property and take meter readings for utilities.
An additional security deposit of the equivalent of two months’ rent, subject to Landlords approval, will be required to cover the added risk of the property damage. This will be protected, together with the security deposit, in a government authorised scheme, and will be returned at the end of the tenancy, subject to the condition of the property, less any agreed deductions (if applicable).
During your Tenancy
Tenancy change (swap) Fee
£350 (inc VAT)
Fee includes: contract negotiation and amending terms if necessary, reference checks, Right to Rent checks, deposit administration and registration and preparing a new tenancy agreement.
New tenancy agreement (for the existing Tenant)
£100 (inc VAT) when a new lease is required for whatever reason, so be considered on a case by case basis.
Only charged where professional cleaning is necessary to return the property to the same condition as at the start of the tenancy.
Other Fees & Charges
Lost Security Items (e.g. keys, electronic fobs)
£30 (inc VAT) administration charge will be incurred, plus the cost of the item (cost will vary depending on item)
Out of Hours Services
Contractor attendance costs may be recharged to tenants if the issue is deemed Tenant responsibility, or if no fault is found. The cost will also be incurred for aborted contractor visits (costs will vary depending on contractor).
Professional Cleaning (if required)
Cleaning costs will be recharged at the end of the tenancy, where cleaning is necessary to return the property to the same condition as at the start of the tenancy. The cost is dependent on the size of the property and will be deducted from the Deposit.