TENANTS SCALES AND CHARGES
If you apply to take a tenancy through Lettings Express you may be liable for the following fees and charges, which are shown inclusive of VAT:
PAYABLE ON APPLICATION AND NON-REFUNDABLE:
Initial application fee: £150
Each additional person: £25
Company tenant application: £200
The above application process includes verification of identity, visa/immigration status and the right to remain in the UK, assessment of affordability, employment/previous landlord references, bank and credit checks.
PAYABLE ON OR PRIOR TO SIGNING THE TENANCY AGREEMENT AND RELEASE OF KEYS:
Inventory at check-in: Free
First Month’s Rent: As agreed
Deposit – without pets*: 1 months rent plus £100
Deposit – with pets*: 2 months rent or as agreed
Deposit lodged with Tenancy Deposit Scheme: Free
* You will be notified at application if a landlord requires a greater deposit.
AMENDMENTS TO TENANCY AGREEMENT: £50
To change to basic agreement terms, previously agreed.
TENANCY RENEWALS: FREE
Negotiating new tenancy period, preparing new agreements and issuing of certificates.
NON-CONTRACTUAL EARLY TERMINATION OF TENANCY:
Early termination requests with less than 50% of fixed term remaining £100
Early terminations requests with more than 50% of fixed term remaining £200
The above includes liaising with the landlord and the remarketing of the property. This does not in anyway release you from your legal obligations under the tenancy agreement.
LOSS OF SECURITY ITEMS: £15
Keys, security fobs/remote control devices at cost, plus time and expense for replacement.
OUT OF HOURS ASSISTANCE: £30
Contractor time and/or costs of parts if found to be tenant’s responsibility.
Non-attendance for confirmed property inspections/contractor visits: £10 *
*The above will also be subject to the contractors standard call out charge.
LATE MOVE OUT FEE: £60
The above will be charged at 3% above Bank of England base rate from the due date until received.
FAILED DIRECT DEBIT/STANDING ORDER/BOUNCED CHEQUE: £30
This firm is a member of the Property Redress Scheme and the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.