Fees for Tenants

Your landlord or Lextons will expect you to pay the following:

  • A holding deposit that is capped at 1 weeks’ rent, this will be taken off the first month’s rent and is refundable in some scenarios should the tenancy not move forward
  • A refundable tenancy deposit which will be registered with an approved tenancy deposit protection (TDP) scheme. The maximum deposit that can be requested is 5 weeks’ rent for properties with an annual rent of less than £50,000
  • The monthly rent
  • Any requests to make changes to the tenancy, once commenced, will be charged at £50 per request
  • Any reasonable payments associated with the early termination of the tenancy that is requested by you
  • Cost of utilities for the duration of the tenancy
  • Charges for late payment of rent as stipulated by the Tenant Fees Act 2019
  • Cost of replacing keys or other security measures

Any other payments are prohibited. For further information, please do ask for a copy of the Tenant Fees Act 2019: Guidance for Tenants, which we can provide to you.

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