Fees To Tenants

Jennings and Barrett believe in transparency when it comes to our fees and charges. For residential lettings our fees are as below. All include VAT.

Holding Deposit

Where rent greater than £1000 pcm £500 (inc VAT)
Where rent below £1000 pcm £350 (inc VAT)

Will be used towards your security deposit upon signing a shorthold tenancy agreement.


Referencing and set up fees (Tenants share)

First tenant £250 (inc VAT)
Any 2nd or other tenants (per tenant) £50 (inc VAT)

Identity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current/previous employers/landlords, and any other relevant information to to assess affordability. Contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging tenancy and agreement.

Guarantors where required (per guarantor) £50 (inc VAT)

Includes preparing a Deed of Guarantee as part of the tenancy agreement.


Check In / Out Fees

Check-In (per tenancy) £60 (inc VAT)

To meet at property on move in day, checking and signing of inventory, meter readings.

Check-Out (per tenancy) £60 (inc VAT)

To meet at property on move out day, checking and signing of inventory for return of security deposit, meter readings.


Security Deposit

Charged at equivalent of 1 months rent

Will be protected in a government authorised scheme and may be returned at the end of the tenancy.

Pet deposit additional £100

To cover the added risk of property damage, to be protected with security deposit.


Standard Renewal Fee

No Charge

Changes to tenancy agreement (eg Adding additional occupier)

£80 (inc VAT)

Future Landlord reference fee

£17 (inc VAT)

Collating information and preparing reference for new landlord or letting agent.


Lost security items

£30 (inc VAT) plus cost of items

Key and lock change, obtaining necessary permissions, sourcing providers and travel costs.


Out of hours Services

£30 (inc VAT) plus costs incurred

Where actions of the tenant results in agent or nominated contractor attending the property.


Unpaid Rent / Returned Payments

From date of payment due until date paid.

6% above Bank of England Base Rate

Client Money Protection (CMP) provided by UK ALA

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