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Information for tenants

Information for tenants 2017-09-12T13:53:31+00:00

Tenant Fees

The asking rent does not include any of the below fees. Depending on your circumstances and the property that you apply for, we may apply the following fees (shown inclusive of VAT):

Application Fees

Head Tenant Application Fee £200
For referencing including immigration status, residency, credit/fraud checks, employer/prior landlord references, plus contract negotiation, arranging/preparing tenancy documentation

2nd/3rd Tenant Application Fee £120 (per additional tenant aged 18 years or over)
For referencing including immigration status, residency, credit/fraud checks, employer/prior landlord references, plus contract negotiation, arranging/preparing tenancy documentation

Guarantor Application Fee £120 (as required)
For referencing including immigration status, residency, credit/fraud checks, employer/prior landlord references, plus preparing the deed of guarantee as part of the tenancy agreement

Future Charges Notice

Either:
£90 Tenancy Renewal Fee (per tenancy, when renewing under a Fixed Term AST)
For contract negotiation, preparing the new agreements and obtaining signatures from all parties
Or:
£70 Check Out fee (2 bedrooms or less)
£90 Check Out fee (3 bedrooms)
£110 Check Out fee (4 bedrooms)
£130 Check Out fee (5 bedrooms or more)
Payable only if the property is managed by Grace & Rose and for checking the condition of the property on expiry of the Tenancy and negotiating the release of the deposit

Deposit

Standard Deposit:1½ month’s rent
Pet Deposit: 2 month’s rent (total deposit to cover the added risk of property damage)
Your deposit will be protected with the Deposit Protection Service (DPS)

Penalty Charges during the tenancy (due in the unfortunate event that the below situations occur)

Rent Arrears Fee per Letter/Email £18
If you fail to pay your rent on time or you fall into arrears with your rental payments then we are obliged to send reminder letters or emails to you

Interim Visit Appointments Missed £78
Charge will be applied if we attend a pre-booked visit and we are unable to carry out the inspection due to nobody being available

Returned Cheques £18
If you pay a cheque to us that is returned by your bank or is stopped

Misuse of Property £54 + associated contractors fee
If maintenance has to be carried out due to the misuse or neglect by the tenant or there is a misuse of the emergency call out service

Locked out of the Property £78
For Grace & Rose to attend the property and let you in (only available during office hours)

Lost Keys £42 + cost of new locks & keys
If you lose any keys, then the locks will have to be replaced – the charge is payable plus the cost of new locks and keys – if you lose your keys and we have to let you in during office hours then the ‘Locked out of the Property’ charge also applies

Moving of furniture not located as per inventory £60
If you rent a part furnished/furnished property and do not return the furniture to their correct starting location, a contractor will be required to do so

Removal/disposal of tenant’s personal items after the tenancy has ended Minimum £60
Cost may vary depending on the number of items needing to be removed and will be deducted from your security deposit 

 

Grace & Rose Letting Agents in Brentwood and Billericay believe in total transparency over fees – all of our fees are displayed above for your information.

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