TENANT FEE GUIDEHolding Deposit*
- Maximum of 1 weeks rent
* This may be a non-refundable payment
This fee is non-refundable should you decide not to progress your application/sign your tenancy agreement within 15 calendar days (unless otherwise mutually agreed) or if you have given false/misleading information on the application form or any applicant fails a Right to Rent check. However, it will be returned to you should the landlord not proceed.Deposit**
- 5 weeks Rent
**This is to cover any damages, dilapidations and defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.
During the Tenancy (payable to the Agent)
Payment of interest for the late payment of rent 3% above Bank of England base rate.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
Council TaxLost Keys or other Security Device(s)
Tenants are liable for the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the cost of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord and any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. The agent reserves the right to recover reasonable costs, if applicable, for the time taken replacing any lost keys or security device(s); costs are calculated at £15/hour.Variation of Contract (At Tenant's Request and if agreed by Landlord)£50 (inc VAT)
to cover agents costs in contacting landlord, taking landlord instructions and preparations of new contracts (if required) and system adjustments.Change of Sharer (At Tenant's Request and if agreed by Landlord)£50 (inc VAT)
per replacement tenancy or any reasonable costs incurred if higher:
To cover the costs associated with taking landlords instructions, new tenant referencing and Right To Rent checks, deposit registration and preparation of new legal documents.Early release from tenancy
If authorisation is given allowing you to vacate the premises before the expiration of any tenancy agreement, you may be liable for the following:
a - Rent up to the date on which the premises are re-let or the expiration of the tenancy agreement, whichever is the sooner
b - Council tax, water rates, gas and electricity charges along with any other bills which are your responsibility under the tenancy agreement up to the date the premises are re-let, or the expiration of the tenancy agreement, whichever is the sooner
c - There will be a charge, if appropriate, for the landlord's costs for re-letting the property
d - These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstandingOther permitted payments
Any other permitted payments not included above, for breaches of contract or under the relevant legislation including contractual damages.Please note: Should you report a maintenance issue with the property and a contractor is called out and their investigations find that the fault has been caused by the tenant/s or an associate of the tenant/s, or alternatively no fault exists, any cost for this call out will be the responsibility of the tenant/s. Northwood reserve the right to deduct any unpaid monies from the deposit.Tenant Protection
Northwood Liverpool Limited is a member of safeagent and we have Client Money Protection in place which is administered by safeagent. We are a member of The Property Ombudsman who provide a redress scheme for our customers. You can find out more details on our website or by contacting us directly.
Please note that lettings agents are required by law to publish on their websites information for
potential tenants about relevant fees, redress schemes and client money protection schemes (including
the names of those schemes). Relevant fees must also be published on third party websites, such as
Rightmove. For properties to rent in England and Wales, details of the agent's membership of any
redress scheme and client money protection scheme must also be published with their fees on Rightmove.
It is the agent's responsibility to ensure that all relevant information is provided to Rightmove and
is up to date and accurate. If the relevant information does not appear here, the agent may have
included it within the property description.