GENERAL CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO MOST RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS
REFERENCES: References will be required from each applicant, including employers, previous landlord (if applicable) credit agency, personal and bank. There will be a charge made by the agent of £96 (including VAT). NB. Some banks may make an additional charge for their services payable by the applicant.
TENANCY AGREEMENT: The tenant will be asked to sign a Shorthold Tenancy Agreement and to pay the cost of its preparation – £105.00 (inclusive of VAT). A sample agreement will be available to the prospective tenant prior to any request for signature.
INVENTORY AND SCHEDULE OF CONDITION: Where required a Schedule of Condition and/or Inventory of all furnishings and effects at the property will be prepared by the Agents. A tenant will be responsible for one half of the cost (based on time taken) of the preparation thereof.
RENT: The first months’ rent will be payable before taking up occupation and subsequent rent will be payable monthly in advance by Banker’s Order. Unless otherwise stated the rent will be exclusive of all utilities and Council Tax.
MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Subject to the specific terms of the Tenancy Agreement, briefly, a tenant will be responsible for maintaining the internal decorations, fixtures and fittings and the glass in windows in good repair and condition. The Landlord will be responsible for the maintenance of all main structure and external decorations. The tenant will not be allowed to externally decorate and internal decoration is only to be carried out after consultation with and the approval of any proposed scheme by the landlords.
DEPOSIT: A surety deposit of a minimum of one month’s rent will be payable by the tenant; to be held by the
Deposit Protection Service, interest free, for the duration of the tenancy and for which a tenant will be charged an administration fee of £42.00 (inclusive of VAT).