Information for Tenants

Viewings of properties may be carried out by a representative of Howie, Kent & Co or by the landlord themselves. Once you have viewed a property, if you are interested to proceed, you will need to confirm to Howie, Kent & Co that you wish to do so.

References

Howie, Kent & Co will conduct all referencing on behalf of the landlord. This includes employment references, previous landlord references, bank references and credit checks. In addition, your right to rent in the UK and identity will also be checked in accordance with government guidelines.

An application fee is charged which includes referencing, at a cost of £30.00 (inclusive of VAT).

Rent

The first month’s rent is due in advance of the commencement of the tenancy, payable by BACS. Further monthly rental payments must be made by standing order.

Deposit

Your deposit is due in advance of the commencement of the tenancy, payable by BACS. The deposit will be registered with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme. This deposit is held to cover any damage to the property at the end of the tenancy.

Fees

Application fee – £30.00 (inclusive of VAT)
Administration fee – £200 (inclusive of VAT). This includes the UK right to rent checks, contract negotiation, and arranging and preparing the tenancy agreement.
Deposit – see specific property advert or enquire directly
Rent – the first month’s rent is due in advance of the commencement of the tenancy

Terms and conditions

Acceptance or refusal of a tenant’s application is at the sole discretion of the landlord.

All fees are non-refundable.