Tenant administration fees

All letting or estate agents that let properties by law should clearly list a breakdown of any applicable fees that will become payable during the course of renting a property. This may include fees for referencing, setting up the tenancy, preparing an inventory, pet licences, check-ins, check-outs and even renewing a tenancy. These should be clearly listed on their website, but also on sites used to market the properties, such as Zoopla, Primelocation, Rightmove, On The Market, Gumtree, Spare Room etc.

Vanquish charge for referencing, administration and to prepare an inventory of contents and schedule of condition. If the tenancy does not change after the initial term, the tenancy will roll over into a Statutory Periodic Tenancy, at which point the tenant is required to give at least one month's notice and the landlord two months notice.

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