Tenants fees

Relevant Letting Fees and Tenant Protection Information

Tenant Protection
Jeremy Leaf & Co. is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman which is a redress scheme.

You can find out more details on our website or by contacting us directly. We are also a member of ARLA Propertymark which means we meet even higher industry standards than the law demands.

As well as paying the rent, you may also be required to make the following permitted payments.

Before the tenancy starts (payable to Jeremy Leaf & Co.)

Reservation Fee:  
1 week’s rent (this payment will form part of the first month’s rent)

Security Deposit:  
5 weeks’ rent for Annual rental income less than £50,000
6 weeks’ rent for Annual rental income more than £50,000

During the tenancy (payable to Jeremy Leaf & Co.)

Variation of contract when requested by the tenant - £50 inclusive of VAT or reasonable costs incurred if higher.

Change of sharer when requested by the tenant - £50 inclusive of VAT or reasonable costs incurred if higher.

Payment of any unpaid rent or other reasonable costs associated with your early termination of the tenancy.

Payments associated with early Surrender of the Tenancy when requested by the Tenant. An amount not to exceed any loss the Landlord may incur.  This will include compensating the Landlord for any fees paid for the duration of the term on a pro-rata basis – details to be advised at the time of serving notice.

Payment of interest for the late payment of rent chargeable after 14 days from the date the rent was due until it is paid at the rate of 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate.

Loss of keys/security devices chargeable at cost price dependent on type (between £3-£30).

During the tenancy (payable to the provider) if permitted and applicable

Utilities – gas, electricity, water (unless included in the rent)
Communications – telephone and broadband
Installation of cable/satellite
Subscription to cable/satellite supplier
Television licence
Council Tax

Professional Cleaning (if required):     
Only charged where professional cleaning is necessary to return the property to the same condition as at the outset of the tenancy. The costs vary depending on size and condition of the property.

Other permitted payments

Any other permitted payments, not included above, under the relevant legislation including contractual damages.

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