Sutton Coldfield Tenant Info


Tenant Fees post 1st June 2019 (please see below)

 

Tenant Charges

 In addition to paying the rent, you may also be required to make the following  payments permitted under the Tenant Fees Act 2019.

 

Before the tenancy starts (payable to Newton Fallowell Sutton Coldfield)

Holding Deposit: 1 week’s rent
Deposit: 5 weeks rent

 

During the tenancy (payable to the Agent)

 For English properties:

 Payment of interest for the late payment of rent at a rate of  no more than 3% above the bank of England’s base rate for each day the rent is late

 

During the tenancy if permitted and applicable

Utilities – gas, electricity, water and sewerage
Communications – telephone and broadband
Installation of cable/satellite
Subscription to cable/satellite supplier
Television licence
Council Tax

 

Other permitted payments

Any other permitted payments, not included above, for breaches of contract or under the relevant legislation including contractual damages. These may include reasonable costs or losses incurred for loss of keys, security devices and changes to the tenancy agreement or early termination, if the Landlord agrees they can be made, up to the permitted limits.

 

Tenant Protection

Newton Fallowell Sutton Coldfield is a member of SafeAgent which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman, which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on our website or by contacting us directly. To view our certificate, please click here.

Tenant Fees for pre 1st June 2019 Tenancies

Explanation of our tenant fees permitted under the Tenant Fees Act 2019 transitional provisions, where fees are written into existing tenancy agreements. These apply to all tenancy agreements granted or signed and executed before 31st May 2019, and can be charged up until 31st May 2020

  • Non-cancellation of Standing Order: £25
  • Amendment Fee: £120
  • Renewal Fee: £100 for 6 months. £145 for 12 months. 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
  • Check-out Fee: £90