Specialist Lettings Services for Tenants

We are “the sales & letting specialist” in Leeds.

If you are looking for a property to let in Leeds or the surrounding areas then call us today on 0113 253 8573

  • We hold keys for the majority of our properties in order to accommodate viewings as required, including early evenings and Saturdays.
  • Otherwise we will liaise with the landlord or existing tenant to find a convenient time.
  • We undertake references on behalf of the landlord. This includes: Credit history checks, employer checks and previous landlord check.
  • The majority of our paperwork & legal documents are completed online using the latest technology & DocuSign.
  • One month Rent in advance plus the equivalent of 5 weeks rent held as a security deposit against damage or other breach of the tenancy. Please be aware that on the day of sign up all monies must be presented in cleared funds by prior bank transfer.
  • Rents are normally quoted on a calendar monthly basis. Rents are paid, monthly in advance, by standing order to our Belvoir Client account. The first months’ rent is paid, in cleared funds, on the day that you sign the tenancy agreement.
  • The equivalent of 5 weeks rent held as a security deposit against damage or other breach of the tenancy. If we managed the particular property your deposit will be registered with The Tenancy Deposit Service www.depositprotection.com Telephone :- 0330 303 0030
  • Professional High Quality electronic Inventories
Book Valuation

Tenant Fees

In addition to paying the rent, you may also be required to make the following payments permitted under the Tenant Fees Act 2019.

Before the tenancy starts (payable to Onwards & Upwards Property Limited T/A Belvoir Leeds South ‘the Agent’

Holding Deposit: Equivalent to one week’s rent (annual rent divided by 52). This will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s)) withdraws from the tenancy, fails a Right-to-Rent check, provides materially significant or false or misleading information, or fails to sign their tenancy agreement and if relevant a guarantor agreement, within 15 calendar days (or other Deadline for Agreement as mutually agreed in writing).

Deposit: Payable before the start of the tenancy and held under a Government approved scheme for the duration of the agreement. It will be repaid in full provided all tenancy obligations have been fulfilled. The deposit will be subject to a maximum of five weeks’ rent for an annual rent of up to £50,000 and a maximum of six weeks’ rent for an annual rent over £50,000.

Unpaid Rent during the tenancy (payable to the Agent)

Payment of Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate for late payment of rent from the due date until paid. (Not charged until the rent is more than 14 days overdue).

During the tenancy if permitted and applicable

Utilities – gas, electricity, water and sewerage

Communications – telephone and broadband

Installation of cable/satellite

Subscription to cable/satellite supplier

Television licence

Council Tax

Other permitted payments

Any other permitted payments, not included above, for breaches of contract or under the relevant legislation including contractual damages. These may include:

Lost keys – The actual cost of replacing lost keys or other security device. If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys will be charged to the tenant.

Variation of a contract at the Tenant’s request – To cover the costs of taking landlord’s instructions and execution of new contract capped at £50.00 inc VAT or reasonable costs if higher.

Adding or removing a Tenant at the Tenant’s request, with the Landlords approval – To cover the costs of taking landlord’s instructions, new tenant referencing and Right-to-Rent checks, deposit registration and execution of new tenancy agreement capped at £50 inc VAT (per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher).

Early termination costs – This does not give a right to terminate a tenancy earlier than the end of the fixed term and any request will be considered on a case by case basis.  If the Tenant is granted permission to terminate the contract early, the tenant shall be liable to the landlord’s reasonable costs in re-letting the property including rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy.

Tenant Protection

Belvoir Leeds South is a member of Propertymark Client Money Protection Scheme which is a client money protection scheme and a member of Property Ombudsman ( TPO), which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on our website or by contacting us directly.

We hold Client Money Protection Insurance through Propertymark. 

CMP Certificate

CMP Certificate

Contact the Leeds South team

  • By clicking submit you agree to the storage and use of your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.