What tenancy fees do you need to pay?

A Tenant’s Guide to the Costs Involved in Renting this Property

BEFORE YOU MOVE IN:

Set up fee (tenant’s share) – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Referencing up to two tenants (identity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers / landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability) as well as contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms), arranging the tenancy and agreement.

Additional Tenant Fee – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Processing the application, associated paperwork and referencing

Guarantor Fee – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Covering credit referencing and preparing a Deed of Guarantee as part of the Tenancy Agreement

Permitted Occupier Fee – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Explaining to any permitted occupier their rights and responsibilities towards the named tenant(s) and landlord as well as the provision of documentary guidance and assistance during the tenancy

Accompanied Check-in Fee – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Preparing an Inventory and Schedule of Condition of the property, explaining how appliances function and taking meter readings for utilities and services

Pet Deposit Returnable – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
To cover the added risk of property damage. This will be protected with your security deposit in a Government-authorised scheme and may be returned at the end of the tenancy

DURING YOUR TENANCY:

Amendment Fee – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement during your tenancy

Renewal Fee (tenant’s share) – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Contract negotiation, amending and updating terms and arranging a further tenancy and agreement

ENDING YOUR TENANCY:

Check out Fee (tenant’s share) – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Attending the property to undertake an updated Schedule of Condition based on the original inventory and negotiating the repayment of the security deposit(s)

Future Landlord Reference Fee – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Collating information and preparing a reference for a future landlord or letting agent

OTHER FEES AND CHARGES:

Lost Security Items (Keys e.t.c.) – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Obtaining necessary permissions, sourcing providers and travel costs

Out of Hours Services – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Where actions of the tenant results in the agent (or nominated contractor) attending the property, time to remedy the situation is charged at the hourly rate

Unpaid Rent / Returned Payments Interest – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant

Professional Cleaning (if required) – Ask for details, may or may not be relevant
Only charged where professional cleaning is necessary to return the property to the same condition as at the start of the tenancy.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ON OUR FEES, PLEASE ASK A MEMBER OF STAFF