HOUSING ACT TENANCIES (AST), ALL OUR FEES AND CHARGES ARE SHOWN INCLUDING VAT
GENERAL FEES AND CHARGES
The equivalent of one week's rent, which will be put towards your first rent due on completion of the tenancy. The rules for how and when we withhold any funds from your holding deposit are set out in our Holding Deposit & PTAC advance payments explained.
Any tenancy agreement specially negotiated clauses agreed after the tenancy agreement has been signed, up to £50, or for any reasonable costs incurred if these are higher than £50.
Traditional deposit: annual rent less than £50,000, equivalent to five weeks rent
Traditional deposit: annual rent £50,000 or more, equivalent to six weeks rent
Change of sharer
Up to £50 for one new reference and providing a new tenancy agreement, or for any reasonable costs incurred if these are higher than £50.
All costs, fees and charges incurred by the landlord for allowing early termination including the agents existing or re-letting fees.
Stamp Duty Land Tax
Payable on tenancies where the rent (for the whole time a tenant stays in the property) exceeds £125,000.
Saturday check-out charge (at tenants request)
If the tenant has been offered a weekday appointment but refuses and request a Saturday appointment. Third party charge: minimum of £120; maximum of £620.
DEFAULT FEES AND CHARGES
Late, unpaid returned rent payments
3% above the base rate of the Bank of England per annum, calculated daily.
Any cost for the replacement of keys, fobs, security devices or associated items which have been lost, damaged or broken.
NON-HOUSING ACT TENANCIES (NHA), ALL OUR FEES AND CHARGES ARE SHOWN INCLUDING VAT
Pre Tenancy Application Charge (PTAC)
The equivalent of one week's rent or £600, which will be put towards your first rent due on completion of the tenancy. If you withdraw from the tenancy: Private tenancies a minimum of £300 per person. Company tenancies a minimum of £600.
£300 per tenancy for contract negotiation and arranging the tenancy
Deed of guarantee
£120 per deed
Company reference checks
£120 per reference
Usually equivalent to six weeks rent or if you have a pet this will usually be equivalent to eight weeks.
Withdrawing from the tenancy
Private tenancies a minimum of £300 per person.
Company tenancies a minimum of £600.
Call out services (inc out of hours)
£60 per hour and/or you have to pay the contractors invoice where your actions or lack of actions result in us or a contractor attending the property to remedy the situation.
Last minute cancellation or no cancellation of pre-arrange visits.
£60 per visit and any contractor invoice. If you cancel an appointment less than 24 hours before, or we have arranged to visit your property and we can't gain access
£60 plus any replacement costs if we or the landlord have to replace any damaged or broken items, or return any fixtures or fittings to their original position, as per the inventory.
Any overseas payment charges
£30 per payment. Unless you ask us to pay monies to a UK bank account instead.
Late/unpaid/returned rent payments
£60 late payment charge and 3% above the base rate of Bank of England per annum, calculated daily.
Change of sharer
£75 if they change at the same time as the above
£180 for each renewal. If additional referencing is required we'll also charge you £45 per reference.
Any tenancy agreement specially negotiated clauses agreed after the tenancy agreement has been signed.
£180 each time a change is requested and agreed by the landlord
All costs, fees and charges incurred by the landlord for allowing early termination including the agent's existing or re-letting fees.
Stamp Duty Land Tax
This tax is payable on tenancies where the rent exceeds £125,000