Leicester Forest East Tenants Fees


When you apply for a property through us there will be fees payable upon application. Please see the below fee scales which will help you to understand these fees and when you will need to pay them. All Fees are inclusive of VAT at the current rate.

Please note that we are members of The Property Ombudsman (Independent Redress Scheme) and we are not covered by Client Money Protection (CMP).

Application Fee We require an Application Fee of £30 per adult to be paid in advance in order to carry out referencing and credit checks. This fee is non-refundable. Please note this does not guarantee or reserve the property for the applicant.

Admin Fee Once an application has been processed successfully and should the Landlord wish to proceed – a completion fee is required. The completion fee is £180 for one adult / £240 for two adults / £300 for three adults / £360 for four adults / £420 for five adults. This fee is to include the preparation of the tenancy agreement, the move-in inventory and the check-in. 

We reseerve the right to charge admin fee at the same time as the application fee. 

There may be further fees that will apply dependent on your circumstances these include:

Additional Applicant - £90 Any additional applicants above the amount included in the tenancy setup fee. This will be for referencing and processing the application.

Guarantor - £90 You may be required after your referencing has taken place to provide a guarantor for the rent. This is not uncommon and they would also need to be referenced to ensure they have enough earnings to fulfil the rent in the event that you are not able to. This fee is per Guarantor required and covers the cost of referencing and providing a deed of guarantee to be included in the tenancy agreement.

Amendment Fee - £60 If a change is required during the term of the tenancy agreement they may be a charge, these could include alterations to the tenancy agreement due to a change in personal circumstances or with the Landlord's consent a request to leave the tenancy early.

Renewal Fee - £60 for 6 months and £72 for 12 months or longer. A fee will be chargeable upon request to extend the tenancy by another fixed term, the fee will include negotiating with the Landlord and preparing a new tenancy agreement to reflect the new term. If the Landlord and Tenant agree that the tenancy may run onto a periodic “month-by month” basis, then no fee is due.

Check-out Fee - We charge the following fee at the end of a tenancy | Studio/1 Bed - £78 | 2 Bedroom £90 | 3 Bedroom £102 | 4 Bedroom £114 | 5 Bedroom £126 |

Security Deposit - You will also be required to pay a security deposit prior to occupation this will be one Month's Rent Plus £100, If Pets Usually 6 Weeks Rent. In most circumstances this will be lodged with the Deposit Protection Service (DPS). This is dependent upon the Landlord's Terms and Conditions. The deposit amount depends on the rent and the circumstances of the applicants, for example if there are pets.

If paying by Debit Card there will be an additional charge of £0.50. If paying by Credit Card there will be an additonal charge of 2% of the total value of the transaction.

If you require any further information please don't hesitate to contact us:


Leicester Forect East Address: 18 Hinckley Road, Leicester Forest East, Leicestershire LE3 3GH  tel: 0116 366 5666 email: lfe@newtonfallowell.co.uk

Newton Fallowell is the trading style of Newton Fallowell (L.F.E) Ltd Registered in England No. 09160709  Registered Address: Suite 2 Rosehill, 165 Lutterworth Road, Blaby. Leicestershire LE8 4DY.