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Tenant Fees

Our Fees Explained

Here you will find all of the information you need to know about the fees which we charge and what they are for when you are looking to rent a property through Ashtons Lettings.

Reserving/Holding a PropertyFee
Processing Fee£150 per property
+ Application Fee£150 per applicant
+ Guarantor Application Fee (where applicable)£150 per applicant

The processing fee covers the cost of processing application documents and drawing up the tenancy agreement.

The application fee covers the cost of referencing; the referencing includes checking credit and employment status, affordability and obtaining references.

Should the tenancy not proceed all fees are non-refundable.

Further charges which may apply to some tenancies;

Tenancy Renewal Fee

This covers the cost of negotiating and preparing a further fixed term tenancy agreement.
Amendment Fee

This covers the cost of amending the initial tenancy agreement, additional referencing fees may also apply.
Late Payment Fee

This covers the cost of chasing and processing the rent if it is paid later than the rent due date.
Missed Inspection Fee

This covers the cost of a missed appointment that has been scheduled and confirmed.
Moved Out Fee

This covers the cost of organising repairs and/or maintenance at the end of the tenancy should the works be deemed the tenants responsibility.

The Application Process

If you decide to move forward with a property, there are a number of checks which will need to be undertaken and passed in order for you to get the keys. As part of our application process we will complete some of the following: credit checks to see your financial security and past, previous landlord reference, personal reference, previous bank statements, current wage slips, two forms of identification & a recent utility bill. Further information will be collated on the application form which can be completed totally online above.

How to Pay Rent

At the start of your tenancy, you will be asked to complete a standing order form which will take the rent from your account and process through to ourselves. If you know that your rent will be late, speak to us before it is due and we can try to make other arrangements.

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