Connollys letting Fees
Before You Move in
Set up fee (Tenants Share)- £300.00 (inc VAT) for up to two tenants.
This Fee is For: Referencing up to two tenants (identify, immigration and Visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers/landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability) as well as contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging the tenancy and agreement. If the references are failed then only 50% of the set up fee will be taken.
Additional tenant fee - £60.00 (inc VAT) per additional tenant
This fee is for: Processing the application, associated paperwork and referencing.
Guarantor Fee - £60.00 (inc VAT) per guarantor (if required)
This fee is for: Covering credit referencing and preparing a Deed of Guarantee as part of the tenancy agreement.
Permitted Occupier Fee – included
This is to explain to any permitted occupier their rights and responsibilities towards the named tenant(s) and landlord as well as the provision of documentary guidance and assistance during the tenancy.
Accompanied Check-in fee - £90 (inc VAT)
This fee is attending the property and checking the inventory and schedule of condition of the property, explaining how appliances function and taking meter readings for utilities and services. No fee applicable if tenant moves in non-accompanied.
Pet Deposit – Returnable additional security deposit of £500.00
This is to cover the added risk of property damage. This will be protected with your security deposit in a Government-authorised scheme and may be returned at the end of the tenancy.
During Your Tenancy
Amendment Fee – included
This is for contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement during your tenancy.
Renewal fee (tenants share)– included
This is for contract negotiation, amending and updating terms and arranging a further tenancy and agreement.
Ending Your Tenancy
Check out fee (tenants share)- included
This is for attending the property to undertake an updated schedule of condition based on the original inventory and negotiating the the repayment of the security deposit(s).
Future landlord reference fees - £15.00 (inc VAT) per item cost
This is for collating information and preparing a reference for a future landlord or letting agent. This fee will be waived if we are to be landlord’s agent for the new property.
Other Fees and Charges
Lost security items - £18.00 (inc. VAT) plus item cost
This is for obtaining necessary permissions, sourcing providers and travel costs.
Out of hours service - £60.00 (inc .VAT) plus any actual costs incurred
This is where the actions of the tenant results in the agent (or nominated contractor) attending the property, time to remedy the situation is charged at the hourly rate.
Unpaid rent/Returned payments – interest will be charged at 8% above Bank of England Base Rate from date due.
Professional Cleaning (if required) – Charged at £36.00 per hour, which will be deducted from the security deposit.
Only charged where professional cleaning is necessary to return the property to the same condition as at the start of the tenancy.
If you have any questions on our fees please ask a member of staff.