Government guidance allows estate agents to continuing operating, so we will be carrying out physical viewings and valuations, of course following social distancing protocols that have been in place since May 2020. We look forward to hearing from you!
Fees applying to all new tenancies from 1st June 2019
We may charge a tenant any or all of the following when required:
a security deposit with a maximum of 5 weeks rent, or 6 weeks on a property with rent over £50,000 per year;
a holding deposit of no more than one weeks’ rent;
default fee for late payment of rent (after 14 days);
reasonable charges for lost keys or security fobs;
payments associated with contract variation, at £50 or reasonable costs incurred if higher, when requested by
payments associated with early termination of the tenancy, when requested by the tenant; and
payments in respect of bills - utilities, communication services, TV licence, council tax and green deal or
other energy efficiency charges.
Fees applying to all pre-existing tenancies entered before 1st June 2019
We shall continue to apply the charges within the existing tenancy agreement until 31st May 2020.
Fees for a new Tenancy
If your offer is accepted we will ask you to pay a holding deposit (Only refundable should the landlord withdraw) and a non-refundable referencing fee for each intended occupant over the age of 18 years:
Referencing Fee £ 96.00 including Vat, per tenant
Holding Deposit: £250.00 (this will be refunded against the first rent payment)
Once you pass the reference procedure you will be asked to pay the following;
Tenancy drafting fee - £ 96.00 including Vat
Administration Fee - £150.00 including Vat
Rent in advance* - This varies on each individual case but you can expect to pay one to two months rent in advance (minus the £250 Holding Deposit)
Deposit – This can vary depending on each individual case but you can expect to pay between one to two months rent as a deposit
Renewal of a Tenancy
Please contact us in advance if you wish to extend your tenancy. If the tenancy is renewed, we will make a charge of £96 inc VAT to cover our administration.
Charges During a Tenancy
An administration fee of £60 inc VAT will be charged for each communication sent by Allen Heritage regarding late or non-payment of rent or administration charges.
A reference may be requested by a tenant at any time. The administration fee for this service is £35 inc VAT and is payable upon request.
If any charges remain outstanding at the end of the tenancy, Allen Heritage will deduct the amount due from the deposit.