Permitted Payments

TENANT FEES SCHEDULE
 
NEW ASSURED SHORTHOLD TENANCIES (ASTs) SIGNED ON OR AFTER 1 JUNE 2019

Security Deposit Rent under £50,000pa  Five weeks’ rent- This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.
 
Security Deposit Rent of over £50,000pa  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 keys or other security devices-  Tenants are liable to the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or  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 £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).
 
Variation of Contract  (Tenants 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  (Tenants 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  (Tenants 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 you have any questions regarding fees, please ask a member of staff
 
Whitton and Laing have Client Money protection through RICS  www.rics.org and Propertymarkwww.propertymark.co.uk
 
Independent redress scheme are The Property Ombudsman www.tpos.co.uk