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
  • Early Release Fee (subject to agreement from your Landlord) £250 + Check Out costs from £48 depending on size and furnishings. Please note, tenants are also responsible for rent costs up until the agreed date of vacate.

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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