Rental Properties Services for Tenants
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Unlike other agents, we don’t charge tenants over-inflated fees when renting through us.
Our handy Rent Affordability calculator allows you to work out how much rent you can afford to pay by typing in your earnings, or what you need to be earning to afford the rent.
For a guide to renting, please click on the link below:
To register for rental properties please click here Register with us
For details of all our current rental properties click here Properties to rent
Found your perfect property? The first step is to carry out referencing on all tenants. Comprehensive referencing checks are carried out by Rentshield Direct. All fees quoted are inclusive of VAT. Click here for Tenant Fees
Reporting of maintenance issues couldn’t be simpler using our Fixflo system. In just a few clicks tenants can report problems and Fixflo even provide handy hints and videos to assist tenants in problem-solving. Should a call-out be required, we have a team of dedicated workmen at our disposal.
(All fees quoted are inclusive of VAT.)
Rentshield Direct Referencing fee - £72 per person
If a Guarantor is required - £72 per guarantor
Guarantee Agreement - £36
Once referencing is complete and successful and prior to a tenant moving in, the following costs are involved:
Rental Set-Up Fee which includes:
- The provision of a Tenancy Agreement in respect of the letting.
- Inventory and dilapidation report compilation and the initial check-in of the tenant on the Tenancy Start Date.
- On site checkout and agreement of inventory with the tenant on the Tenancy End Date.
- The registration of tenants’ deposit with the Deposit Protection Service (DPS).
- Notification of change of occupants and meter readings where applicable, to utilities and District Council
(This fee is dependent on the size of property you are renting)
1 Bedroom - £310
2 Bedroom - £340
3 Bedroom - £370
4 bedrooms + - £400
Deposit – equivalent to 6 weeks rent (The deposit is held with the Deposit Protection Service)
Monthly rent is payable in advance
Other fees (including VAT) potentially payable during the tenancy include:
Tenancy renewal fee - £60
Tenancy amendment fee - £60
Late payment of rent fee (14 days) - £30
Copy of inventory - £30
Chasing for late rental payments - £30
Rejecting contractors/missed appointment charge - £30
Replacement of lost keys - £10 + cost of key cutting
As part of your Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement, at the end of your tenancy you will be required to arrange for the cooker and carpets to be professionally cleaned. If for any reason you do not organise this and we have to arrange any cleaning we will make a charge of £24 per item we have to organise.