Tenants Fees

Lettings Fees Information

The asking rent does not include any lettings fees. Depending on your circumstances and the property you select, the following fees may apply:

  • Administration fees relating to reference collation and reporting;  Inventory check in, drawing up of Tenancy Agreement, reference collation and reporting, deposit registration fee £325.00 plus VAT (£390.00) NON REFUNDABLE per property (up to 2 people) – plus £30.00 per person thereafter (£36.00)
  • Renewal fees £125.00 plus VAT (£150.00) This charge is for preparing and re registering the tenancy and Deposit Certificate agreement.
  • Deposit amount, normally one and a half months rent, unless stated differently by the Landlord.
  • Pets disclaimer fees / Additional pet deposit; P.O.A.
  • Inventory check out: Reports vary depending on whether the property is furnished or unfurnished and on the size of the property. Fees charges are between £30.00 and £90.00 inclusive of VAT.

Rent Arrears

Hand delivered letter - £15.00 Plus vat (£18.00) per letter

First overdue reminder – No charge

Second overdue reminder (after 7 days) - £30.00 Plus vat (£36.00)

Notification of Immenent Issue of County Court Summons - £50.00 Plus vat (£60.00)

Further Legal Charges – As stated in contract

Interest on arrears – As applicable in contract

Copy documents – 5p per sheet – postage – admin time where applicable

Other Charges

Returned cheque charge – £20.00 Plus vat (£24.00)

Security Key cutting - £60.00 Plus vat (£72.00)

Standard key cutting - £10.00 per key Plus vat (£12.00)

Phone call by one of our staff - £3.50 Plus vat (£4.20)

Duplicate Tenancy Agreement - £5.00 per copy Plus vat (£6.00)

Unnecessary Maintenance call out or lock out - £45.00 Plus vat (£54.00) per visit

All charges are inclusive of VAT at 20%

2nd September – Reviewing annually

All charges are relating to the property in result of damage, criminal damage and burglary are the responsibility of the tenant

Redress Scheme

Abbey Estates is a member of the redress scheme – 'Omudsman Service: Property.

Client Money Protection scheme

Abbey Estates is a member of 'UKALA Clients Money Protection Scheme.