Consumer Rights Act 2015

Landlords & Tenants pay NO VAT on our fees

To comply with the Consumer Rights Act 2015 full details of all the fees we charge to Landlords and/or Tenants are set below.

Landlords fees for  Fully managed instructions are set out below :-

Tenancy Set-up Fee , Inventory & digital photos £200
Fully Managed monthly Fee 11%
Tenancy Renewal Fee £50
Service of statutory Notices £35.00
Obtaining Gas Safety Certificate Cost of contractor invoice
Obtaining Energy Performance Certificate Cost of contractor invoice
Obtaining 5 Year Electrical Safety Report Cost of contractor invoice
Carbon monoxide detectors & battery smoke alarms £20 for each alarm plus £15 to fit each one
Shopping fee – to buy items on behalf of the Landlord £20 per item
Registering deposit with Deposit Protection Service Nil
Legionnaires Disease Risk Assessment including ongoing monitoring £95
Legionnaires Disease Risk Assessment – water temperature re-test fees £25
Duplicating and testing extra key Cost of invoice plus £5 per key for testing
Tenancy deposit dispute resolution    £75.00
Court appearance by AST Lettings Ltd representative £100 per half day
Obtaining estimates and providing administrative services re: major works 10% of cost of any work over £500
Progressing Insurance claims 10% of the settlement
Drafting & issuing accelerated possession County Court proceedings £150
Hourly charging rate for non specific tasks £40 per hour
Supply/fit light bulbs Cost of bulbs plus £20 to fit

Letting Only Service – Since 1 March 2019 we no longer offer a let only service due to the complexities of the Legislation covering property lettings some of which is not properly understood by self managing Landlords which potentially exposes them and us if issues arise with the tenancy.

Tenants fees are set out below.

Tenant application fees/referencing £195 (1 Applicant), £225 (2 applicants)
Guarantor referencing (if required) £125
Tenancy renewal £50
Inventory fee Nil
Check in/check out fee Nil
Early termination fee  (T&C’s apply) From £250

We are members of the Property Redress Scheme in the event you have a complaint about our service which we are unable to resolve to your satisfaction. See our “How to Complain” page for further details.

AST Lettings Ltd is a member of Client Money Protect membership number CMP002778

See www.clientmoneyprotect.co.uk for more information

 

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All rent, deposits and other Landlord funds received are held by HSBC in an AST Lettings Ltd designated client account.