Tenant Charges post 1st June 2019
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 Belvoir Grantham ‘the Agent’)
Holding Deposit: 1 week’s rent
Deposit: 5 week’s rent
During the tenancy (payable to the Agent)
For English properties: Payment of interest for the late payment of rent at a rate of: 3% over the Bank of England Base Rate calculated from the date the payment was due up until the date payment is received
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 reasonable costs or losses incurred for loss of keys, security devices and changes to the tenancy agreement or early termination, if the Landlord agrees they can be made, up to the permitted limits.
Belvoir Grantham is a member of SafeAgent which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on our website or by contacting us directly.
Tenant Fees for pre 1st June 2019 tenancies
Explanation of our tenant fees permitted under the Tenant Fees Act 2019 transitional provisions, where fees are written into existing tenancy agreements. These apply to all tenancy agreements granted or signed and executed before 31st May 2019, and can be charged up until 31st May 2020
- Check out fee - £50.00 inclusive of VAT
- Breach of Tenancy Letter - £25.00 inclusive of VAT
- Returned Tenant Payment - £25.00 inclusive of VAT
Tenant fees do not apply to tenants of assured shorthold tenancies, student accommodation or licences but may apply for other tenancy types. Please see below fees that can be charged for those tenancies not covered under the Tenant Fees Act 2019;
Company Let fee - £360 inclusive of VAT
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