The information given below is provided to ensure you are fully informed of any fees and costs involved in renting a property through Carnabys.
All fees and charges are shown including VAT.
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).
(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).
(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)
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)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 and any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. The tenant will be advised of the cost prior to supplying new keys.
Variation of Contract:
£50 (including 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:
£50 (including 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).
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.
Any other permitted payments under the Tenant Fees Act 2019.
Carnabys is a member of Safeagent, which is a client money protection scheme (CMP), and also a member of The Property Ombudsman, which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on the agents’ website or by contacting the agent directly.
Please note that lettings agents are required by law to publish on their websites information for potential tenants about relevant fees, redress schemes and client money protection schemes (including the names of those schemes). Relevant fees must also be published on third party websites, such as Rightmove. For properties to rent in England, details of the agent’s membership of any redress scheme and client money protection must also be published with their fees on Rightmove. It is the agent’s responsibility to ensure that all relevant information is provided to Rightmove and is up to date and accurate. If the relevant information does not appear here, the agent may have included it within the property description.