Keating Estates

Tenant fees


For Tenancies which started on or after 1st of June 2019

In addition to paying rent for the property, you may also be required to make the following permitted payments:

Before the tenancy starts

  • Holding deposit: 1 week's rent

    and/or
  • Deposit: 5 weeks' rent or where the rent is more than £50,000 per annum, 6 weeks' rent

During the tenancy

  • Payments to other third parties: such as council tax, utilities or payments for communications services
  • Default charges: such as payments for the replacement of lost keys or interest on overdue rent 
  • Tenancy transaction charges: such as requests to vary or assign the tenancy - £50 Incl VAT
  • *Early termination - there will be a pro-rata charge for the early termination of an agreement (where the landlord agrees to end the tenancy at your request earlier than the contract allows) to cover the landlord's reasonable costs to re-let the property, which will be based on the cost incurred for the set up of the original tenancy. These charges can include administration and commission charges equivalent of the letting fee already paid by your landlord to us, from the date you wish to end the tenancy until the date you could contractually end the tenancy (calculated as a daily rate)

After the tenancy

  • Breaches of the tenancy or tenancy agreement: such as damages or default payments

For Tenancies signed before the 1st of June 2019

Administration Fees

Renewal administration fee - £250 incl VAT

Early termination 

*Early termination - there will be a pro-rata charge for the early termination of an agreement (where the landlord agrees to end the tenancy at your request earlier than the contract allows) to cover the landlord's reasonable costs to re-let the property, which will be based on the cost incurred for the set up of the original tenancy. These charges can include administration and commission charges equivalent of the letting and administration fee already paid by your landlord to us, from the date you wish to end the tenancy until the date you could contractually end the tenancy (calculated as a daily rate)

Check out costs - assuming normal configuration and furnished 

Studio  £80.00
1 bed   £100.00
2 bed   £115.00
3 Bed   £135.00
4 bed   £160.00
5 bed   £180.00

Mid term inspection at tenant's request - £35.00 incl VAT

*Early Termination - your landlord does not have to agree to allow you to be released from your tenancy by way of doing a name swap, or terminating the tenancy before the end of the contract date or earlier than a break clause would allow. If your landlord does agree to either a name swap or allows you to leave the tenancy early, his or her reasonable costs to facilitate your request to break the terms of the contract will be charged to you. 

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