LANDLORDS – LETTING PACKAGES
Included in our tenant find fee is the advertising costs, floor plans, professional photography and accompanied viewings.
Standard tenant find fee to landlords = half a month’s rent (vat not applicable). Subject to a minimum fee of £499 including vat.
Other services provided -;
EPC’S energy performance certificates £75.00 (no vat)
Gas safety certificates CP12’s £60.00 (no vat)
Full inventories – individually priced please contact us directly.
Bird House Properties Ltd are members of Money Shield who offer ‘client money protection’ here our clients funds are protected within the scheme.
Please get in touch to register your requirement and we will endeavour to match you up with the best property.
TENANCY DEPOSIT PROTECTION
For fully managed properties Bird House Properties Ltd will protect your tenancy deposit in the Government approved TDS Tenancy Deposit Scheme Custodial membership number EW2056. Deposits will be the equivalent to 1 x month’s rent.
Bird House Properties are members of The Property Ombudsman. You can find out more information about this by contacting the agency directly.
The holding deposit required will be the equivalent to 1 x weeks rent. The deposit fee will be off-set against the first month’s rent. The holding deposit fee is non-refundable if you are found to have provided misleading information on the application form. We carry out references via one of two 3rd party referencing firms either Van Mildert Tenant Referencing or Vouch. The holding deposit does not constitute an offer until the references have been successfully carried out. The holding deposit is also non-refundable if you fail ‘Right to Rent’ checks which are carried out on all prospective tenants. The holding deposit fee is also non-refundable if you withdraw from the property for any reason or fail to take reasonable steps to enter into the tenancy within an agreed timescale.
All utilities, council tax, gas, electric, oil, telephone, broadband, television licence and water rates will be paid for by the tenants.
A late rent charge, where the tenant is more than 14 days in arrears will be charged at 3% per annum above the Bank of England base rate until the rent appears are cleared.
Where the tenant/s request early termination of the tenancy, a fee not exceeding £360 including vat will be payable to Bird House Properties Ltd to cover reasonable costs associated with the termination and re-letting of the property.
Keys – Bird House Properties require all keys provided with the tenancy agreement be returned. Should keys go missing there will be reasonable costs for replacements ranging from £10 to £19.95 inclusive of vat for the key and £15 per hour no vat for staff time.
If you know that you need a guarantor to secure your tenancy you must mention this before applying to rent a property. Permission from individual Landlords will be obtained prior the the Deposit Holding Fee being paid.