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Portsmouth | Tenants


Why Should You Rent from Belvoir Portsmouth?

If we don't have a property to suit your needs we will go the extra mile to find one for you.

With Belvoir you can be assured of the following:

  • We only manage properties of high standards that meet all of today’s safety regulations.
  • We have a dedicated property management team in the office to advise and help when things go wrong.
  • We monitor the property market to ensure all our properties are advertised at competitive rents, ensuring you get the best deal.
  • We offer exclusive contents insurance cover which is specially designed with you in mind.
  • Deposits are registered with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme to provide you with peace of mind throughout your tenancy.
  • We are regulated by the National Approved Letting Scheme and the Association of Residential Letting Agents and abide by their codes of practise.
  • At the end of your tenancy - take the stress out of moving.
  • We are up to date with lettings law and staff who specialise in this area are fully trained.
  • Security deposits are held in a bonded client account for your peace of mind.
  • We only manage properties of high standards that meet all of today’s safety regulations.
  • We have a dedicated property management team on hand to advise and help when things go wrong.
  • We monitor the market on a weekly basis to ensure all our properties are advertised at competitive rents, ensuring you get the best deal.
  • We offer exclusive contents insurance cover which is specially designed with you in mind
  • At the end of your tenancy - take the stress out of moving.

Report Maintenance

You can easily report maintenance issues online by using our repair reporting system or by using this link

https://belvoir-portsmouth.fixflo.com/Auth/HomeIssueCreate

 

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 Belvoir ‘the Agent’)

Holding Deposit: Equal to 1 week’s rent
Deposit: Equal to 5 week's rent 

During the tenancy (payable to 'the Agent')

Payment of interest for the late payment of rent at a rate of 6%

During the tenancy if permitted and applicable

Payments to change the tenancy (once it has commenced), when requested by the tenant - £50 (including VAT), or reasonable costs incurred if higher
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. 
 

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’

Referencing fee, set up fee and contribution to the tenancy agreement for 1 adult applicant.

£400.00 + VAT (£480.00 inc VAT)

Each additional adult applicant

£100.00 + vat (£120.00 inc VAT)

Check out fee

£80.00 + VAT (£96.00 inc VAT)

Company tenant

£450.00 + VAT (£540.00 inc VAT)

Each Guarantor

£100.00 + VAT (£120.00 inc VAT)

Changing any terms that have already been agreed (e.g tenancy start date)

£25.00 + VAT (£30.00 inc VAT)

Undertaking Right to Rent review checks where a time limit has been established

£35.00 + VAT (£42.00 inc VAT)

Should your tenancy be renewed you will required to contribute towards the renewal charges

£ 85.00 + VAT (£102.00 inc VAT)

Permitted Occupier fee

£100.00 + VAT (£120.00 inc VAT)

Pet Licence Fee, per pet

£100.00 + VAT (£120.00 inc VAT)

Amendment fee (updating of tenancy agreement etc)

£25.00 + VAT (£30.00 inc VAT

Future Landlord reference

£20.00 + VAT (£24.00 inc VAT)

Out of hours service (If agent is called out to property)

£50.00 + VAT (£60.00 inc VAT) per hour

Failed appointment (Aborted Visit etc)

£35.00 + VAT (£42.00 inc VAT)

Refunding over paid rent

£25.00 + VAT (£30.00 inc VAT)

Supplying a written reference to a third party

£35.00 + VAT (£42.00 inc VAT)

Allocating deposit money to additional accounts (per account)

£25.00 + VAT ( £30.00 inc VAT)

Bounced cheque charge

£25.00 + VAT (£30.00 inc VAT)

Instruction to a contractor and supervision of works noted as tenants responsibility following tenancy check out

£30.00 + VAT (£36.00 inc VAT)

Rent Arrears reminder letter

£40.00 + VAT (£48.00 inc VAT)























































Tenant Protection

Belvoir Southsea is a member of the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFOPP) Client Money Protection Scheme. To view our certificate please, click here.
Belvoir Southsea is 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.