IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE CONSUMER RIGHTS ACT 2015 C.15 PART 3 CHAPTER 3 CHOICES HEREWITH CONFIRM THAT THE FOLLOWING FEES MAY BE APPLICABLE TO A TENANT WHEN CHOICES ARE ACTING AS AGENT IN THE LETTING OF A PROPERTY:

TENANTS

All charges are shown inc vat

Tenancies which commenced before 1st June 2019 and are not renewed after that date, or until 31st May 2020 the following fees may still be charged.

During the tenancy the following fees may apply as appropriate (inc VAT)

Tenancy Renewal Fee (each tenancy renewal)  £95

Late payment fees (each occasion)                    £35 (court fees may apply)

Check out Fee (end of tenancy – one off)           £95

Early Release Fee (if applicable one off)            £500

Eviction fees (vary) example Section 21 eviction     £600 (court fees may apply)

Non registration of Utility Services (if applicable one off) £130

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In accordance with the Tenant Fee Act 2019, permitted payments for tenancies commencing on or after 1st June 2019 are as follows:

Before the tenancy starts and payable to Choices:
Holding Deposit: 1 week’s rent
Deposit: Up to 5 weeks rent

During the tenancy payable to Choices:

i) RENT or premium rent
ii) Breach of agreement default fee
iii) Interest on rent payments when it falls more than 15 days in arrears at the rate of 3% above the BOE base rate
iv) Reasonable costs for any request to change the terms of the tenancy (e.g. change or adding occupier)
v) Legal and court fees as awarded by the Court
vi) Early termination fee £60.00 including vat (if requested by the tenant)
vii) Payment for lost keys

During the tenancy payable to the Provider:

i) Payments in respect to Council Tax, TV licence, phone, broadband or TV services, utilities as agreed.

Other Permitted Payments: Any other permitted payments, not included above, under the relevant legislation including contractual damages.

Tenant protection: The Choices Group of Companies are members of Safeagent, which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman Scheme (TPO), which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on our website or by contacting us directly.

Client Money Protection is provided by Safeagent – 01242 581712 – https://safeagents.co.uk/

Click here to view our certification

Client Redress Scheme is provided by The Property Ombudsman – 01722 333306 – https://www.tpos.co.uk/
Deposit Protection Scheme – 0330 303 0030 –  https://www.depositprotection.com/
Tenancy Deposit Scheme – 0300 037 1000 – https://www.tenancydepositscheme.com/