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Tenant Fees

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New Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) signed on or after 1 June 2019


Holding Deposit (per tenancy) — One week’s rent

This is to reserve a property.

Please Note: This will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s)) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right-to-Rent check, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 15 calendar days (or other Deadline for Agreement as mutually agreed in writing).


Security Deposit (per tenancy - Rent under £50,000 per year) — Five weeks’ rent

This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the 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)[Security Fobs]

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.


Existing Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) And All Assured Tenancies


During Your Tenancy


Renewal Fees (Tenant’s Share): £150.00 (inclusive of VAT) per tenancy

Contract negotiation, amending and updating terms and arranging for the signing of a further tenancy agreement.


Change of Sharer Fee: £180.00 (inclusive of VAT) per replacement tenant.

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.

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