Tenant Fee Information

Instant Valuation

Information for Tenants: Properties in England

Relevant letting fees and tenant protection information

In addition to paying rent for the property, you may also be required to make the following permitted payments:

Before the tenancy starts:

  • Holding Deposit: 1 week’s rent; and/or
  • Deposit: 5 weeks rent (or in the case of rental income of more than £50,000 per annum 6 weeks rent).

During the tenancy:

  • Payments to other third parties: such as Council Tax, utilities or payments for communications services;
  • Default Charges: such as payments for the replacement of lost keys or interest on overdue rent at 3%
  • Tenancy Transaction Charges: such as requests to vary or assign the tenancy.
  • Other Permitted Charges: such as changes to the tenancy agreement at £50 and early termination including reasonable costs to the landlord which are associated with the early termination.

Please contact us to discuss any aspect of these charges.

Tenant Protection

Rushbrook and Rathbone is a member of propertymark client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman, which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on the agent’s website or by contacting the agent directly.