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Tenants

Our tenants are valued customers and we’ll do everything we can to make the renting process as easy and trouble-free as possible.

The lettings process…

From the moment you’ve decided to rent a property with ourselves our dedicated lettings team will ensure your move goes as smooth as it possibly can. Below is a brief outline of the process:

  • View one of our many rental properties
  • Complete our application forms & provide us with your I.D
  • Pay a holding deposit
  • You will receive a link to our online referencing portal
  • We’ll then obtain the references
  • Agree a ‘move in’ date
  • Pay your rent & deposit & sign the tenancy agreement
  • Collect your keys and move in

Rest assured, your deposit will be registered with The Tenancy Deposit Scheme and a certificate of this will be provided to you within the first few days of your tenancy.

After you’ve moved in…

We’ll let you know when you’re moving whether we are managing your property on behalf of the Landlords or whether the Landlord will be managing the property themselves

Tenants Fees

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.

Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent of £50,000 or over per year) — Six 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)

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 £10 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).

Variation of Contract (Tenant’s Request)

£50 (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 (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.

If there is anything you do not understand or do not wish to agree to please discuss this us.