Applicant Fees

Non-optional fees we will charge and when you will be charged:

Application Processing

This coverssetting up the pre-tenancy agreement; registration and protection of tenant deposit with tenancy deposit scheme; referencing and credit checking; setting up of the tenancy agreement.

Single application: £195.00 plus VAT. Total £234.00. Fee to be charged prior to referencing

Additional applicant: £50.00 plus VAT. Total £60.00. Fee to be charged prior to referencing

Guarantor (if required). Free if added prior to the commencement of application. If added after this, charges will apply. £50.00 plus VAT. Total £60.00. Fee to be charged prior to referencing

Student application: £75.00 plus VAT. Total £90.00 per applicant. Fee to be charged prior to tenancy agreement being sent

Deposit

The amount charged will depend on the monthly rent amount of the property. Your deposit is made up of the first month’s rent plus £100.00. This charge is for the property, not per applicant / tenant. Student deposits vary depending on the property. This is to be paid prior to the start of the tenancy

Pet Deposit

Where accepted, pets will require an additional deposit. This will be equivalent to a half months rent. This covers any damage incurred to the property, garden or furnishings by your pet(s) and any professional cleaning / treatment required. This will be in addition to the deposit requested prior to the commencement of your tenancy.

End of Tenancy Carpet Cleaning

The amount charged will depend on the landlord and / or property. Please note not all properties carry this charge. Charges will be detailed within your pre-tenancy and tenancy agreements.

This charge is for the property, not per applicant / tenant. This charge will be deducted from your deposit at the end of the tenancy.

Tenant Fees

Tenancy agreement amendment: £50.00 plus VAT. Total £60.00

Applicable if a change to the tenancy agreement is required mid-term such as rent due date.

Surrender of tenancy: £65.00 plus VAT. Total £78.00

A surrender is a voluntary agreement between the landlord and tenant that the tenancy has come to an end. A surrender will terminate the tenancy, whether it is fixed-term or periodic.

Rent arrears letter: £25.00 plus VAT. Total £30.00

Rent arrears letters are sent starting on day 4. Letters are then sent at 4 day intervals following this. Charges are applied per letter from day 8.

Breach of tenancy letter: £25.00 plus VAT. Total £30.00

This letter is sent if it is found that a tenant has breached any of their legal obligations defined within their tenancy agreement.

Return of payment by bank account of the Landlord’s Agent (If bank returns, refuses or rejects the payment for any reason) £25.00 plus VAT. Total £30.00

Failure to cancel standing orders after the last rent has been paid: £25.00 plus VAT. Total £30.00

Failure of the tenant to keep a scheduled check in or check out appointment: £25.00 plus VAT. Total £30.00

Failure for the property to be ready at the scheduled check out appointment: £25.00 plus VAT. Total £30.00

Call out charge to assess and remove any blockages in the drainage systems: Minimum charge applies of £25.00 plus VAT. Total £30.00.

Lost keys (Call out charge): Minimum charge of £40.00 plus VAT. Total £48.00 for during office hours (Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat 9am – 1pm). Minimum charge of £70.00 plus VAT. Total £84.00 for outside of office hours (Mon – Fri 5pm – 9am, Sat after 1pm, Sun all day)

Misplaced keys (Call out charge): Minimum charge of £30.00 plus VAT. Total £36.00 for for during office hours (Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm, Sat 9am – 1pm). Minimum charge of £60.00 plus VAT. Total £72.00 for outside of office hours (Mon – Fri 5pm – 9am, Sat after 1pm, Sun all day)

Failure to return all keys at the check out appointment. (For cost of replacing locks and cutting new keys) Minimum charge applies of £25.00 plus VAT. Total £30.00

Disablement or interference with smoke or carbon monoxide alarm Minimum charge applies of £25.00 plus VAT. Total £30.00

Property inspection as a result of a breach of tenancy. £35.00 plus VAT. Total £42.00