Tenant Fees

Before You Move In

Set up fee £300 (inc VAT) for one tenant
Referencing one tenant (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) and arranging the tenancy and agreement

Additional Tenant Fee £100.00 (inc VAT) per tenant
Processing the application, associated paperwork and referencing

Guarantor Fee £100.00 (inc VAT) per guarantor (if required)
Covering credit referencing and preparing a Deed of Guarantee as part of the Tenancy Agreement

Permitted Occupier Fee £100.00 (inc VAT) per permitted occupier
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

Deposit
Before the commencement of the tenancy a deposit equivalent to six weeks rent is payable

Pet Deposit (if required) Returnable additional Security Deposit of £500.00
To cover the added risk of property damage. This will be protected with your security deposit in a Government-authorised scheme and will be returned at the end of the tenancy subject to a satisfactory check out of the property

During Your Tenancy

Amendment Fee £90.00 (inc VAT)
Contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement during your tenancy

Renewal Fee (tenant’s share) £90.00 (inc VAT)
Contract negotiation, amending and updating terms and arranging a further tenancy and agreement

Ending Your Tenancy

Check out Fee (tenant’s share) £30.00 (inc VAT)
Attending the property after the initial check out if property not left to a satisfactory standard at the initial check out

Future Landlord Reference Fee £30.00 (inc VAT) per reference request
Collating information and preparing a reference for a future landlord or letting agent

TERMINATING YOUR TENANCY EARLY
You will be responsible for rent until the property is re-let together with the Landlord’s re-letting fees payable to Keith Ashton equivalent to One Months Rent plus VAT. All such changes to your tenancy are subject to the Landlord’s approval.

Other Fees & Charges

Lost Security Items (keys, parking permits etc) £30 (inc VAT) plus item cost
Obtaining necessary permissions, sourcing providers and travel costs

Unpaid Rent / Returned Payments Interest at 8% above Bank of England Base Rate from date due

Professional Cleaning (if required) £30.00 (inc VAT) per hour which will be deducted from the Security Deposit
Only charged where professional cleaning is necessary to return the property to the same condition as at the start of the tenancy.

Tenant’s Documentation required:
Under the Right to Rent Act we are required to undertake verification checks for all proposed occupiers aged 18 or above. If you are a UK citizen we will require to have sight and take a copy of your UK Passport. If you are a resident of an EEU country we will require to have sight of and take a copy of your National Identity card. All other applicants will be required to provide us with approved documentation to confirm they are eligible to occupy a property under the Right to Rent Act. (Information available on acceptable documents available on request).

Should additional verification checks be required under the Right to Rent Act an additional £60 including VAT will be required to be paid with the initial administration fee.