Fees

  • Tenant Fees
  • Landlord Fees
DURING THE TENANCY:

Fees charged to tenants as per the Tenant Fees Act (2019)

Express-Let do not charge any fees, to a prospective tenant, for the processing of a tenancy agreement

Fees that maybe applicable during the tenancy:

  • A late rent payment charge will be made for rent payments that are over 2 weeks late. The fee will be 3%, plus the Bank of England base rate
  • If the tenant loses keys during the term of the tenancy (or other security devices), a charge of £12 inclusive of VAT per key will be made. PLEASE NOTE, we charge only a reasonable cost for lost keys or security devices and receipted invoice will be provided if requested
  • If the tenant makes any changes to the tenancy agreement (for example adding a new tenant, allowing a pet or requesting a change in rent payment date) a £48 charge inclusive of VAT will be made
  • At the end of the tenancy we can provide if requested a landlord reference to your new landlord or letting agent. We charge a fee of £48 inclusive of VAT for providing this service

Let Only Service – we charge a one-off fee of £375 plus VAT

For Landlords that wish to manage the property themselves, this is the perfect choice

We will advertise your property on our website and major property portals. We carry out accompanied viewings and source the correct references.  We will also prepare Tenancy Agreements, provide a full inventory and photographic record before checking the tenants in.  We will then set up standing orders for future rent payments.  From there on in, the rest is up to you

For this service we charge £450 inc VAT

  • If the property is a Let Only and a Landlord requests that Express Let register the tenants deposit in the approved deposit scheme, an additional fee of £48 inc VAT will be charged

 

Fully Managed Service – we charge a one-off fee of £325 plus VAT plus a management fee of 9% of the passing rent inc VAT

For those Landlords who have less time and would prefer to have their property or portfolio fully managed this is the perfect choice

We will advertise your property on our website and major property portals. We carry out accompanied viewings and source the correct references.  We will also prepare Tenancy Agreements, provide a full inventory and photographic record before checking the tenants in

The commission we charge is for collecting and remitting the rent received, making deductions for works and supplying monthly statements.  When necessary it includes the pursuance of non-payment of rent and providing advice on rent arrears action.  The fee includes routine visits to which the Landlord would be advised of the outcome.  This fee also covers advising all utility providers of any tenancy changes, arranging routine repairs (subject to an additional £12 inc VAT arrangement fee that will be deducted from your monthly statement) and holding the keys for the duration of the tenancy

For this service we charge £390 inc VAT plus a management fee of 9% of the passing rent inc VAT

Tenancy Renewal Fee – £84 inc VAT

If both parties agree that the tenant can stay for another term, this cost covers the contract negotiation, amending and updating the terms and arranging a further tenancy agreement

Issue of Section 21 Notice/Section 8 Notice – £60 inc VAT
In the event that the Landlord requests that notice is to be served on a tenant

Statutory Declaration Documentation – £48 inc VAT
In the event we need to obtain a Solicitors signature for a Statutory Declaration

Court Attendance – £25 per hour + expenses
In the unfortunate event that Express Let might need to represent you in court – for example if a tenant requires eviction, then these fees will apply.  Expenses include travel and parking if applicable

Arrangement of Gas Safety Certificate – from £60 inc VAT

Arrangement of Legionella Risk Assessment – £60 inc VAT

Arrangement of Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) – from £60 inc VAT

Arrangement of Smoke Battery Alarm Fitment – £30 inc VAT

Arrangement of Smoke Mains Alarm Fitment – £60 inc VAT

Arrangement of Carbon Monoxide Battery Alarm Fitment – £30 inc VAT

Arrangement of Carbon Monoxide Mains Alarm Fitment – £60 inc VAT

Admin Fees for Arrangement of General Property Repairs – £12 inc VAT

(this fee will be added to the contractors invoice to cover the administration cost for arranging the repair requested by the Landlord)

Contractor Call Out Charges (for Managed Properties)

Should an emergency maintenance issue arise at your property such as; a boiler breakdown, leak etc., we will arrange a contractor to visit the property.  If this is out of hours, there maybe a higher charge from the contractor.  We will always endeavour to contact you, but if it is an emergency we may have to proceed and authorise the works without your confirmation, under our role as your managing agent

Withdrawal Fee

When a Landlord terminates the agreement before the tenancy has started , any actual costs incurred in the marketing and set up of the tenancy are passed to the Landlord.  A minimum charge of £48 inc VAT is payable by the Landlord

Withdrawal Fee During the Tenancy – A cancellation charge of 50% of one month’s rent plus VAT will be payable, when a Landlord terminates the agreement and the tenant remains in the property

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