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