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
For new tenancies commencing from 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 Stafford ‘the Agent’)
Holding Deposit: 1 week’s rent
Deposit: an amount up to the limit allowed by the Tenant Fees Act 2019 of 5 weeks rent
During the tenancy (payable to the Agent)
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.
The landlord may charge a higher rent per month per pet allowed - this will be agreed either before the tenancy commencement, or during the tenancy. This additional rent is non-refundable in either case.
If a pet or pets are approved by a landlord, then the deposit will be based on 5 weeks rent including any additional uplift of rent paid for the pet(s).
Company Lee Fee: £480 (including VAT) including agreement and references
Belvoir Stafford is a member of ARLA Propertymark which is a client money protection scheme,to view our certificate please click here, 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.
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