In the interest of transparency, please find below a list of our Landlords Fees Schedule. Arranging and facilitating statutory compliance (this is in addition to the costs of the item itself) if not provided on instruction or undertaken by the landlord.
Professional Enhanced Photography & Aerial Photography (where appropriate)*: £100 (VAT not appl) per property, included with the Platinum service.
Floorplan with Listing*: £60 (VAT not appl) per property, included with the Platinum service.
Supporting Local Authority Licensing Application: £120 (VAT not appl) per tenancy.
Pre-letting Regulation Check (in compliance with the Homes Act 2018): £68 (VAT not appl) per tenancy, included with the Platinum Service.
The above includes referencing for up to two tenants (ID checks, Right-to-Rent check, 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 signing of the tenancy agreement.
Inventory & Schedule of Condition Report*: £100 (inc VAT) per tenancy, included with the Platinum Service and discounted to £66 (VAT not appl) for the Gold service. Full detailed report of the property internally and externally with colour photographs.
Landlord Withdrawal Fee (before move-in): £75 (VAT not appl) per tenancy. To cover the costs associated with the marketing, advertising and tenancy set-up should the landlord withdraw from the tenancy before it has started.
OPTIONAL - Rent Protection (12 months):
Additional Property Visits: £45 (VAT not appl) per visit. Should the landlord request property visits in addition to those within their existing Terms of Business, this covers the costs of attending the property.
Rent Review Fees: £60 (VAT not appl) per tenancy, Included with the Platinum service. Review rent in accordance with current prevailing market conditions and advise the landlord, negotiate with the tenant(s), direct tenant(s) to make payment change as appropriate, update the tenancy agreement and serve a Section 13 Notice if the tenancy is on a periodic basis.
Renewal Fees: £60 (VAT not appl) per tenancy, Included with the Platinum service. Contract negotiation, amending and updating terms and arranging for the signing of a further tenancy agreement.
Right-to-Rent Follow-Up Check: £50 (VAT not appl) per check, Included with the Platinum service. Undertaking a repeat check in person on a time-limited visa in accordance with the Immigration Acts 2014 and 2016. Notifying the Home Office should an illegal overstayer be identified. This does not apply to a Tenant-Find service.
Landlord Termination Fee (during tenancy): One month's rent (equivalent to the prevailing Bronze Let Only fee) per tenancy. To cover the costs associated with advising the tenant on the change and the position of the security deposit, transferring the security deposit to the landlord or new agent, notifying all utility providers and local authority (where necessary) and returning all relevant documents held by the agent to the landlord. This does not apply to a Tenant-Find service.
Arrangement Fees for works over £1,000: 5% of net cost (VAT not appl). Arranging access and assessing the costs with any contractors, ensuring work has been carried out in accordance with the Specification of Works and retaining any resulting warranty or guarantee. Fully Managed (Platinum & Gold) services only.
Accompanied Council Inspections: £45 per hour (VAT not appl). To attend property when council inspect property and request Landlord/Agent to be present following complaint from Tenant.
Tenant Move-out & Inventory Check Fees: £150 (VAT not appl) per tenancy, included with Platinum & Gold service. Attending the property to undertake an updated Schedule of Condition based on the original inventory and negotiating the repayment of the security deposit.
Tenancy Dispute Fee: £120 (VAT not appl) per tenancy, included with the Platinum service. The costs associated with the preparation of all evidence and submitting the case to the tenancy deposit scheme as well as dealing with all correspondence relating to the dispute. This only applies where the agent has protected the deposit.
Preparation and service of Legal Notices (Section 8 or Section 21): £60 (VAT not appl) per Notice, included with the Platinum service.
Preparation of Evidence and Documents for Legal Proceedings: £120 (VAT not appl) per tenancy, Included with the Platinum Service.
Court Attendance Fees: £45 per hour (VAT not appl).
Interest on Unpaid Commission: 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Due Date until paid.
Administration of Non-Resident Landlords receipts to HMRC: £30 (VAT not appl) quarterly, included with the Platinum service. To remit and balance the financial Return to HMRC on both a quarterly and annual basis.
Fees for providing an Annual Income and Expenditure Schedule: £50 (VAT not appl) annually, included with the Platinum service.
Obtaining more than two contractor quotes: £20 (VAT not appl) per quote. Fully Managed (Platinum & Gold) services only.
Insurance Claim Handling Fee: 10% (VAT not appl) of invoice.
Void Property Inspection Fees: £35 (VAT not appl) per visit, 2 FOC included with the Platinum Service. To cover the costs associated with visiting the property to undertake visuals checks on the inside and outside at a frequency mutually agreed with the landlord.
Management Take-over Fees: £300 (VAT not appl) per tenancy, included with the Platinum service. To cover the costs associated with taking over the management of an ongoing tenancy, ensuring all statutory compliance has been undertaken, confirming everything under “Set-up Fees” above, receiving and protecting the security deposit and providing all necessary legal documentation to the tenant.
Arrangement Fees for refurbishments over £1,000: 10 % of net cost (VAT not appl). Arranging access and assessing the costs with any contractors, ensuring work has been carried out in accordance with the Specification of Works and forwarding any resulting warranty or guarantee. Silver & Bronze services only.
Professional Hourly Rate: £45 (VAT not appl) per hour.
Collection & Redirection of Mail (UK & Overseas): £25 (VAT not appl) administration fee plus cost of post.
Duplication & Testing of Keys: £25 (VAT not appl) administration plus cost of keys.
Additional Paper Copies of Documents: £25 (VAT not appl) administration fee per request plus cost of postage.
If not provided on instruction or undertaken by the landlord:
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)*: £60 (inc VAT) per property. Valid for 10 years.
Gas Safety Certificate (GSR)*: £66 (inc. VAT) per property. Valid for 1 year.
Legionella Risk Assessment*: £48 (inc. VAT) per tenancy
Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)*: See schedule below. Dependant on the number of bedrooms and/or size of the property (all inc. VAT) per property.
Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)*: (inc. VAT) per tenancy.
*Gas safety, EPCs, legionella risk assessments, EICRs, Inventories, PAT Testing and Professional Photography are supplied by third parties and charges may differ in future