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Relevant letting fees & tenant protection information
For properties in England, the Tenant Fees Act 2019 means that in addition to rent, James Douglas Sales & Lettings can only charge tenants (or anyone acting on the tenant’s behalf) the following permitted payments: Holding deposit: Maximum of 1 week’s rent; Security Deposit: Maximum deposit of 5 weeks’ rent. Payments to change a tenancy agreement - If a tenant requests a change of sharer on a joint tenancy, a cost of amending the tenancy agreement will be up to £50 inc VAT, or for any reasonable costs incurred if these are higher than £50. We will provide evidence of the costs if higher than £50. We will not charge a tenant for changes to an agreement before it is entered into. Payments associated with early termination of a tenancy- Should the tenant wish to leave their contract early, they shall be liable to the landlord‘s costs in re-letting the property as well as rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. Interest payments for the late payment of rent (up to 3% above Bank of England‘s annual percentage rate).Reasonable costs for replacement of lost keys or other security devices - Tenants are liable to the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s) plus the agent‘s costs in obtaining any necessary permissions, sourcing providers and travel costs which will be charged at £45.00(inc VAT) per hour during working hours and £60.00 (inc VAT) per hour outside working hours. If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. Contractual damages if the tenant‘s default and any other permitted payments- Tenants are liable to the actual cost of remedying any damage incurred (as detailed in a contractor’s invoice) plus the agent’s costs in administering and arrangements to be charged at £45.00 (inc VAT) per hour.
For properties in Wales, the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill, means that in addition to rent, James Douglas Sales & Lettings can only charge tenants (or anyone acting on the tenant’s behalf) the following permitted payments.
Holding deposits - a maximum of 1 week‘s rent; Security deposits - Rent amount + £50,4+ Bedroom properties are the rent amount + £50 per person (a maximum deposit of 5 weeks’ rent for annual rent below £50,000, or 6 weeks’‘ rent for annual rental of £50,000 and above). Payments for the late payment of rent- £45.00 (inc VAT) per letter, telephone call or email requesting payment plus interest at 8% above the Bank of England Base Rate from the Due Date until paid on any outstanding sums in order to cover the agent’s costs.A breach of a term of the contract - The tenant is responsible for any reasonable costs incurred to compensate the landlord for any breach or failure to comply with any obligation on the tenant‘s part. The tenant must pay the landlord reasonable costs for each letter they have to send to the tenant concerning breaches/failures of the tenancy agreement. The tenant is to pay interest at the rate of 8% per annum above the base minimum lending rate of hsbc bank on any rent or other money lawfully due which is in arrears for more than 14 days after the day it became due. The tenant is to pay, unless a court orders otherwise, the landlord’s reasonable legal costs and expenses incurred in enforcing this agreement. If the tenant causes any obstruction to the common areas of the building then the landlord, may charge the tenant the costs of removing the obstruction.
Tenant protection:James Douglas Sales & Lettings and Student Living by James Douglas are members of Propertymark and Lonsdale Insurance Brokers Ltd (client money protection schemes), and members of The Property Ombudsman redress scheme. You can find out more details on the agent‘s website or by contacting the agent.
Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.
Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.
Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.