Tenant Fees

Before you move in:



Holding Deposit


This is equivalent to one weeks rent and will be retained for 15 days from point of application. Prior to the holding deposit being paid the tenant MUST provide proof of identity (passport or any other official form of ID), proof of residency (not more than three months old) immigration and visa confirmation, financial information (in the form of employment contract, savings, pensions, Universal Credit). Details, of your current Agent or Landlord if applicable.


Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent under £50,000 pa.)


Five weeks rent – this covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.


Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent over £50,000 pa.)


Six weeks rent – this covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.


During your Tenancy:



Unpaid Rent


Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Rent Due Date until paid in order to pursue non-payment of rent. Please Note: This will not be levied until the rent is more than 14 days in arrears.


Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s)


Tenants are liable to the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there will be a charge of £15 per hour (Inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).


Variation of Contract (at the Tenant's request)


£50.00 (Inc. VAT) per agreed variation.

To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.


Change of Sharer (Tenant's request)


£50.00 (Inc. VAT) per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher.

To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions, new tenant referencing and Right-to-Rent checks, deposit registration as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.


Early Termination (Tenant's request)


Should the tenant wish to leave their contract early, they shall be liable to the landlord’s costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.


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