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Tenants Information & Fees 

Listed below are the fees that will become payable by all tenants whilst you are renting a property through Brittons Lettings.

All fees include VAT at the current rate of 20%

Before You Move In:

Once you have viewed a property and have decided that you wish to apply for one of our properties the following fees and charges will become payable during the whole process:

Reserving a Property: £325 (Non refundable)

This reserves the property for 7 days whilst references and credit searches are being obtained for up to 2 persons. However, if applicants unduly delay supplying any information requested by the referencing company or fail the referencing process for any reason then the property will be re-offered to other applicants and is non-refundable.  

Additional tenant references: £75 per person (Non refundable)

Guarantors referencing fee: £75 per person (Non refundable)

Permitted Occupier Fee: £75 per person (Non refundable)

Check in fee & preparation of Tenancy Agreement: Free of charge

Moving In:

You will be required to pay the following sums 5 working days before moving in:

1 month's rent in advance

The security deposit

During the Tenancy:

Amendments to the Tenancy Agreement: £75 (Tenant's Share)

Extension/renewal of Tenancy Agreement: £75 (Tenant's Share)

Security Deposit:

A security deposit is required amounting to 1½  times the monthly rent

If you have any pets, a larger security deposit amounting to 2 times the monthly rent will be required.

Tenancy Deposit Protection:

Your security deposit will be protected by Brittons Lettings or the landlord via a government approved tenancy deposit scheme.

Within 30 days of paying your deposit Brittons Lettings or your landlord will advise you of the details of the scheme.

Rental Payments:

All rent must be paid in advance by standing order. 

All payments should be made 3 days prior to your rent due date to allow for clearance. 

Moving Out:

Checking out fee: £50

Subsequent visits: £50

Future landlords reference: £35

Other Charges:

Late payment of rent admin fee: £25 (per incident)

Debit card payment admin fee*: £15 (per transaction)

* (If you fail to set up a standing order mandate)

All reservation fees and deposits and the first months rent must be paid by debit or credit card, bankers draft or building society cheque.

Please note:

  • Only debit cards accepted subject to an additional surcharge of between 2.5% and 4% depending on the card provider.