Guide to moving home
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Firstly, you will have to secure the property by paying the
administration fee. Once this is paid, you can formally apply for the
tenancy and we will take the relevant details from you. We will pass
these details on to our in-house referencing team, who will liaise
with you with regards to details on employment, finance, previous
addresses and references.
These details are crucial for us to provide our client with all the
information they require in order to make an informed decision on
your tenancy application.
We will be guided by our reference team and if a Guarantor is
required, they will be expected to fill out a similar form and will be
subject to the same references and credit checks. Any Guarantor
will have to be a UK resident, own a home in the UK and have an
active UK bank account.
Our administration fee is £200.00 + VAT per property. There will
be an additional charge of £18 + VAT per tenant per credit check.
The administration fee goes towards the tenancy documentation
to include the references and drawing up of the legally binding
The administration fee is non returnable if the credit and reference
checks come back unsatisfactory or the tenant withdraws the
application. The administration fee will be refunded if the landlord
decides to withdraw the property from the market. If the property is
withdrawn at any time, Chambers Estate Agents accept no liability
with regards to any costs incurred or inconvenience suffered by the
Once the references have been obtained and the credit check
satisfied, we will move on to signing our law society approved
tenancy agreement. It is important to note that you should not
sign anything that you are unsure of and our negotiators, or a
representative of your choice, can explain anything that you do not
The tenancy agreement must be signed prior to the tenancy
commencing. All applicants must be present at the signing of the
tenancy and keys will not be released unless the tenancy has been
signed by all named applicants.
In terms of fees, the bond and first months rent must be paid in
advance of the signing of the tenancy. If you are paying by cheque,
we will require a cheque a week before the tenancy commences.
A deposit (bond) is equivalent to a months rent plus £100.00 and
that is held in the DPS (Deposit Protection Service). If the landlord
is managing the property, then they will provide you with the details
of where your bond is held.
All subsequent rent payments will then be paid by standing order
and we will provide you with the paperwork on commencement of
We will inform all of the utilities that your tenancy has started
and you will be obligated to pay the council tax, gas, electric
and water charges during the period of your tenancy. It will be
your obligation to obtain a TV licence and any parking permits, if
If we are managing the property on a day to day basis, we will
liaise with you with regards to repairs and maintenance. You should
call the office if there is any serious maintenance issues or if it is out
of hours our contractor Nicholas David 07828 765122 is on hand to
We carry out regular inspections on all of our managed properties
and you will be given the appropriate notice for our visit.
If you wish to terminate the tenancy, we require one month’s written
notice before the rent due date. Our minimum tenancy term is for 6
We would always advocate setting up a mail redirection upon your
departure and we will not be responsible for forwarding on any
mail to your new address.
Chambers Estate Agents have been managing properties for over
20 years and we have a team of contractors in place to give us, you
and the landlord peace of mind.
Any problems relating to your tenancy should be reported
to the office by phone on 029 2052 2106 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
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