Letting Your House with Hanover Homes

Our lettings department is headed up by Peter Alderton who is ably assisted by Rebecca Fulker who is the Lettings Manager.

Peter holds Level 3 Award in Residential Letting and Property Management.

Our friendly, approachable team are on hand to help you find your perfect home.  We focus on obtaining the right information from our potential tenants so we can match them to the right property as quickly as possible.

All our properties are advertised on Righmove as well as OnTheMarket.com and are updated daily along with our website.

Protection and peace of mind for all our tenants is extremely important to us. We offer an honest, transparent service and will make sure that our tenants are aware of all associated costs up front.

We have good relationships with many landlords in the area and only ever let properties that are of good quality and well maintained.

We are a small, independent agency and like to offer the personal touch to all our tenants. We will always be on hand to sort out and issues quickly and efficiently.

We pride ourselves on our honesty, integrity and credibility and work hard to ensure that our tenants are 100% satisfied with our service.

We are members of ARLA Propertymark which means we meet higher industry standards than the law demands. Our experts undertake regular training to ensure they are up to date with best practice and complex legislative changes so they can offer you the best advice. We are also backed by a Client Money Protection scheme which guarantees your money is protected.

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LANDLORD FEE LIST

1. LETTING ONLY SERVICE

2 Weeks Rent + VAT

2. RENT DEMAND SERVICE

9.6% including VAT. (8% +VAT)

3. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICE

12% including VAT. (10% +VAT)

4. HMO MANAGEMENT SERVICE

14.4% including VAT. (12% +VAT)

5. TENANCY SETUP FEE:

When setting up a new tenancy using Full Management/Let & Rent Collection/HMO Services (Marketing, Referencing Applicants, Right to Rent checks, Drawing up Tenancy Agreement)

£180.00 including VAT

6. REGISTRATION FOR THE TENANCY DEPOSIT SCHEME:

£36 including VAT

7. CONSULTANCY FOR THE FOLLOWING:
• additional visits to a Property if we are managing;
o £36 including VAT
• waiting time at the Property;
o £36 including VAT
• having extra sets of keys cut;
o £12 including VAT in addition to cost of keys
• arranging cleaning prior to the start of a Tenancy if not managing;
o £24 including VAT
• arranging safety checks;
o £24 including VAT in addition to cost of checks
• obtaining consent from a lender or a Superior Landlord;
o £24 including VAT

8. PREPARATION OF AN INVENTORY BY AN INVENTORY CLERK:

Estimates upon request.

9. PREPARATION OF THE HANOVER HOMES STANDARD TENANCY AGREEMENT

£72 including VAT

10. PREPARATION OF AN EXTENSION AGREEMENT FOR THE TENANCY

£72 including VAT

11. WITHDRAWAL FROM AN AGREED OFFER:

£300.00 including VAT

12. VISITS DURING A VOID PERIOD FOR EACH VISIT (one every 2 weeks):

£36 including VAT

13. TAX RETENTION FOR A NON-RESIDENT LANDLORD PER QUARTER:

£36 including VAT

14. PREPARATION OF DOCUMENTATION FOR COURT PROCEEDINGS:

£ 60 including VAT per hour.

15. PREPARATION OF DOCUMENTATION FOR TDS ADJUDICATION:

£120 including VAT

16. ATTENDANCE BY HANOVER HOMES AT COURT OR A TRIBUNAL ON BEHALF OF THE LANDLORD:

£60 including VAT per hour
plus the reasonable costs and expenses of Hanover Homes.

17. DUPLICATE STATEMENTS PROVIDED TO THE LANDLORD OR HIS ACCOUNTANT:

£12 including VAT

for the statements covering all or part of the tax year.

18. COST OF SPECIALIST ADVERTISING OR BROCHURES:

Details upon request but subject to additional charges.

19. SALES COMMISSION IF TENANT PURCHASES THE PROPERTY 0.6% INCLUDING VAT OF THE PURCHASE PRICE.

20. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY:

£54 inclusive of VAT

21. PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY WITH FLOORPLAN:

£96 inclusive of VAT

22. EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) INCLUDING FLOORPLAN:

£90 inclusive of VAT


YOU ARE IN SAFE HANDS

Client Money Protection (CMP) provided by: Propertmark ARLA

You can find details of the Propertymark Conduct & Membership Rules on the Propertymark website: https://www.propertymark.co.uk/working-in-the-industry/member-requirements/

Independent Redress provided by: THE PROPERTY OMBUDSMAN

All monies are held in a separate client account and any deposits held are registered with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.

TENANT FEE LIST

1. HOLDING DEPOSIT:

1 WEEKS RENT HOLDING DEPOSIT requested when landlord agrees to proceed with your application to rent the property. This will be held for 15 days while references are taken up.

Subject to suitable references, the Holding Deposit will go towards your first rent.

The Holding Deposit will be refunded:

• If the tenancy is entered into (this will go towards the first rent.
• If the Landlord withdraws the property and does not proceed with the prospective tenancy

The Holding Deposit will NOT be refunded:

• If the applicant(s) provide false or misleading information
• If the tenant withdraws their application within 15 days of paying the Holding Deposit

2. RENT

Your first rent will be requested be paid 3 working days before the start of the proposed tenancy.

The Holding Deposit will be put towards the first rent, unless otherwise requested or agreed.

3. TENANCY DEPOSIT

A deposit will be requested be paid 3 working days before the start of the proposed tenancy.
This will usually be a 5-week deposit calculated as the annual rent divided by 52.

4. DEFAULT FEES

There are two types of Default Fees:

• The loss of a key to or other security device to the property.
• Where the rent is outstanding for more than 14 days, interest may be charged on the overdue amount at the rate of 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate.
5. CHANGES TO THE TENANCY

There will be a fee of £50 inclusive of VAT for any variation, assignment or amendment (including changing a sharer) to the tenancy, where requested by the tenant.

6. EARLY TERMINATION OF THE TENANCY

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.

7. OTHER COSTS

• Council Tax
• Utilities (Electricity, Gas or other fuel, water, sewerage)
• Green Deal payments
• Television License
• Communication Services (telephone other than mobile, internet, cable television, satellite television)


YOU ARE IN SAFE HANDS

Client Money Protection (CMP) provided by: Propertymark ARLA

You can find details of the Propertymark Conduct & Membership Rules on the Propertymark website: https://www.propertymark.co.uk/working-in-the-industry/member-requirements/

Independent Redress provided by: THE PROPERTY OMBUDSMAN

All monies are held in a separate client account and any deposits held are registered with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.