On receipt of instructions from the Vendor, E & C Estates Ltd will prepare sales particulars of the property which will be forwarded to the Vendor for checking and signing off. The Vendor is required to ensure that these particulars are accurate and in no way misleading.
With the consent of the Vendor, E & C Estates Ltd will erect a 'For Sale' board outside the property. It may be an offence for more than one agent's board to be displayed and the Vendor agrees that no other board is erected.
In addition to the sale of property, E & C Estates Ltd offer a wide range of property related services which may be offered to the Vendor and/or to prospective buyers and from which E & C Estates Ltd may receive fee income and commission.
Having found your new home, E & C Estates Ltd will bring to your attention all the costs associated with your rental and will fully discuss the lettings process with you. This is important so that there are no misunderstandings later.
Once the terms have been discussed with you and it has been established that you are happy to proceed, E & C will provide you with our lettings requirement list. This contains our requirements including right to rent checks documentation and any permitted payments which are due before you sign your Tenancy Agreement and which may become payable during and after the tenancy.
Below is a list of our current permitted payments, please ask a member of staff for a full breakdown of permitted payments that may be payable before, during and after a tenancy.
This is to reserve a property. Please Note: This will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s)) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right-to-Rent check, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 15 calendar days (or other Deadline for Agreement as mutually agreed in writing.
In addition to the fees and first month's rent we require a security deposit which is usually the equivalent of five weeks rent. This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.
This deposit will be held by E & C Estates Ltd in a client account for properties we manage and, by the Landlord, for LET Only properties and will be registered with a Government approved Deposit protection scheme for the duration of the tenancy.
Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Rent Due Date until paid in order to pursue non-payment of rent. Please Note: This will not be levied until the rent is more than 14days in arrears.
Tenants are liable to 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 actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant.
To cover the costs associated with taking landlord's instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.
£ 50 per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord's instructions, new tenant referencing and Right-to-Rent checks, deposit registration as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.
Should the tenant wish to leave their contract early, they shall be liable to the landlord's costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.
Before any Tenancy Agreement can be signed, satisfactory references are required. Please ask for further details about the reference procedure.
All payments can be made bank transfer (BACS or CHAPS), debit card or credit card (subject to surcharge), or cash by prior notice.
All rent payments are paid by a standing order mandate to either our Company bank account or to the Landlords bank account, whichever is applicable at the time.
Please note that an administration charge of £ 25.00 will be payable if notice has to be sent to you regarding any late rental payments.
Landlords will have insurance in place for their own possession and the building itself, however, this will not cover your personal belongings. Please ensure that you have adequate insurance cover in place for the start of your new Tenancy.
Updated 29May 2019