Terms & Conditions
Fees and Terms for Tenants: We want you to be aware of the circumstances where you may incur a fee or charge in relation to a tenancy arranged through us, including
during the application process. This Tariff details the current fees and charges, which include VAT at 20%. It also does not contain details of other costs associated with
renting a property.
Individual tenant reference fee: To cover the cost of a professional tenant referencing service providing a reference on a potential individual tenant is
Guarantor reference fee: To cover the cost of a professional guarantor referencing service providing a reference on a potential guarantor is £45.00 including VAT. The
amount of the fee is 1 week of rent.
Tenancy agreement fee: Payment is due at the time of payment of deposit and first instalment .
Inventory check-out fee: Payable at the time of the final inventory check-out when the tenant leaves the property. The amount due will depend on the amount charged
by the independent inventory. Payment is due when the amount is notified by us. The deposit may not be returned in full until this fee has been paid.
Administration deposit: Accepted by a landlord, it is normal for the prospective Tenant to place with EMPIRES ESTATE AGENCY a small deposit (normally the
equivalent of one week rent) as a sign of their good intent. Should the Tenant decide not to proceed with the tenancy or if a satisfactory credit assessment and references
are not obtained the Tenant will forfeit their deposit. Should the Landlord decide not to proceed the deposit will be refunded. If the tenancy goes ahead this administration
deposit will be deducted from the initial monies payable.
References & Right to Rent Checks: A detailed reference analysis will cost each named individual Tenant £45.00, if the Tenant is a Company the charge will be
£60.00. Each named Tenant (and Guarantor if required) will be required to complete an application form.
Payment: The initial payment will consist of the first instalment of rent, the deposit, one half of the cost of the Tenancy Agreement and any referencing/credit analysis
charges. Payment may be made by any of the following methods: Direct Debit or in the bank.
Deposit: Six weeks rental is normally required. Empires estate agency is a member of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme which operates to safeguard your deposit.
Tenancy agreement: The cost of Tenancy Agreement is shared between the Landlord and the Tenant. The Tenant’s contribution to this will normally be £240.00
including VAT, providing the Landlord is using our services for the preparation of the Tenancy Agreement. Further information regarding any potential liability for Stamp
Duty can be found on the HM Revenue and Customs website www.hmrc.gov.uk.
Rent: P/Week, P/Monthly
Deposit: 6 Week
Agency fee: 1 Week
Credit check: £50.00
Tenant Ref: £45.00
Guarantor ref: £45.00
We reserve the right to amend the fees and charges in this Tariff to reflect changes in our operating costs. A copy of the up to date Tariff at any time can be obtained
All the information will be in your welcome packet.