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Permitted Fees

Tenants are charged the following fees when renting a property:

Rent: as set out in the tenancy
Tenancy deposit: equivalent of 5 weeks’ rent or use of Deposit scheme if offered by your landlord (and you have met the eligibility criteria for Reposit)
Reservation monies: equivalent to one week’s rent
Payment in the event of a default: such as loss of keys, security device, alarms etc. The tenant will pay the cost of replacement keys or devices including any associated contractor bills and £30 (including VAT) for administration
Payment on variation, assignment or novation of a tenancy: £50 (including VAT) per change. For example; change of name such as marriage, divorce or transgender; change of the rent due date; inclusion or exclusion of pets; change for permitted occupiers
Payment on early termination of tenancy: cost of landlord’s reasonable fee to remarket, plus a £50 administration fee for the Deed of Surrender
Payment for Council Tax to the end date of your tenancy
Payment for utilities: such as gas, electricity, water, LPG or oil
Payment for television licence
Payment for communication services

Charges for non-assured short hold tenants and licences
Reference fee: £150 (including VAT) per tenancy
Right to Rent check (for permitted occupiers): £50 per occupier. All other charges listed above also apply
Referencing on vacation of a property: should a reference be requested from Emsleys Estate Agents’ Lettings and Property Management service from a referencing agency or other body, a charge of £50 (including VAT) per tenant will be required in exchange for a reference. We will require proof of a tenant’s consent to supply a reference

We are members of The Property Ombudsman Scheme, Milford House, 43-55 Milford Street, Salisbury Wiltshire, SP1 2BP. Telephone: 01722 333 306. Website: www.tpos.co.uk. We are members of the Guild of Property Professionals' Client Monies Protection Scheme, Lonsdale Insurance Brokers Ltd.

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