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Letting Service - Our Fees

At Goundrys Estate Agents we pride ourselves for offering a value for money service and believe that the fees listed below are amongst the most competitive in the market place.

Landlords

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PRICES BELOW ARE INCLUSIVE OF VAT:

 
  • Fully managed - 12% of the monthly rental income (10% + VAT)

  • Tenant find only - 60% of the first month’s rent (subject to a minimum fee of £420) (50% + VAT)

  • Subsequent lettings with new tenants for managed properties - £78  (£60+ VAT)

  • Renewal of lease on let only properties with the existing tenants £60   (£50 + VAT) 

  • Renewal of lease with the existing tenants for managed proprties - £36  (£30 + VAT)

  • Gas safety check by registered engineer, if required approx - £50

All prices inclusive of VAT.

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) has been required by law since 1st October 2008.


Inventories

This is a vital part of any lettings service and we recommend to all landlords to ensure that they have an in depth inventory and schedule of condition report carried out, without one the likelihood of retaining any deposit in any dispute is negligible. We offer this service and utilise professional industry approved inventory software which allows landlords/tenants to access and approve their inventories securely on-line.  Please see our prices below: 

Unfurnished

  • 1 Bedroom - £85.80 

  • 2 Bedrooms - £85.80

  • 3 Bedrooms - £96

  • 4 Bedrooms - £108

  • 5+ Bedrooms - £120

Furnished

  • Up to 3 bedroom - £150 

  • 4 bedrooms - £168

  • 5 Bedrooms plus - £186

All prices inclusive of VAT.


Tenants

For those tenants looking to rent a property through Goundrys Estate Agents, listed below are the costs involved.

 

BEFORE YOU MOVE IN:

A reservation deposit of £200 is charged to reserve a property while the referencing and credit checks are being carried out. If the tenancy proceeds, it will be deducted off the deposit held. If the tenant withdraws from the proposed tenancy this fee is non-refundable.

We will charge an administration fee that will cover the costs in taking up of references  and a credit check, tenants contribution towards the drawing up of tenancy agreement, notification of service utilities, and if compiled schedule of condition/inventory:

  • Single person - £150  

  • A couple - £210

  • Each individual thereafter (18+) - £60

  • Company - £175

  • Guarantor (if required) - £60

 

DURING YOUR TENANCY:

Renewal Fee (tenants share) £36 – contract negotiation and arranging a further tenancy agreement                                       

Amendment Fee £50 – contract negotiation, amending terms and updating relevant paperwork/agreements   

  

OTHER FEES & CHARGES:

Out of hours services – where actions of the tenant results in the agent attending the property, time to remedy the situation is charged at a rate of £30 per hour

Returning mistaken payments £30 – to return mistaken payments the tenant makes to the agents client account during or after the tenancy has ended (it is the tenants’ responsibility to cancel/ amend their standing order)                                       

Unpaid Rent / Returned payments - to pay interest at the rate of 6% per annum on any rent arrears of more than fourteen days.

Dishonoured Cheques £24                                                                                                                                    

 

All Tenant prices in this section include VAT

Deposit held with the Deposit Protection Scheme - one and a half month's rent


At the end of the tenancy

If the property is not returned in an acceptable condition there is a £30 per hour charge for the Property Manager to carry out any restorations to the property.


Please note that if there are additional maintenance works that have to be organised during the tenancy there may be a small administration fee charged.

If you would like to discuss our services and fees, give us a call on 01872 278306 or email us on: lettings@goundrys.co.uk.