Tenant Fees

Once you have found a suitable property, Letsafe will provide you with a Tenancy Application Form.  This helps explain the next stages of your application.  Our office can confirm the rental and deposit amounts payable.  

Below is a list of our current permitted payments. 



Tenant Fees ;


Holding Deposit – equivalent to one weeks normal rent (please ask our office for calculation if you need assistance).  Please refer to the terms on our application form regarding holding deposits and refund policies.  


Damage deposit ; 5 weeks normal rent, unless specifically quoted lower on our advertisements


Lost keys ; Receipt cost of supply of replacement keys 


Surrender of tenancy ; Cost of remaining contract rent, unless agreement reached on a lower amount with our office (please consult our office in this instance for a cost)


Variation, assignment or novation of the tenancy contract (Inc Change of Names) ;  upto £50 including vat.  Please ask our office for costs in respect to your request.  


Late Payment of Rent ;   Rent falling 14 days overdue will attract late payment interest penalty of 3% above the Bank of England base rate at that time, and may be subject to issuance of a county court summons for the debt outstanding. 


Payment of any damages in accordance with tenancy terms are permitted payments. 



Other useful guidance on renting costs/expenses ;  


  • Payment for the late payment of rent; 
  • Payment for a breach of the tenancy agreement up to the prescribed limit;
  • Utilities – gas, electricity, water;
  • Communications – telephone and broadband;
  • Installation of cable/satellite;
  • Subscription to cable/satellite supplier;
  • Television licence;
  • Council Tax; and
  • Other permitted payments (any other permitted payments, not included above, under the relevant legislation including contractual damages).

Letsafe is a member of the Property Redress Scheme, and provides client money protection under scheme ‘Client Money Protect’. If you require any further information contact Letsafe office direct or via this website.  



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