Your lettings negotiator will guide you through the lettings process from registration through to move in. There are some simple steps to follow:
On average it takes 7-10 days for all of the above to be processed.
Our emphasis on building long-term relationships with tenants is what sets Northfields apart from other estate agents. We care not only about matching you with a property that ticks all your boxes now, but about helping you find your next home too.
We appreciate that choosing a new home is a big step so when you rent a property through Northfields we take time to understand your needs (paying particular attention to your travel requirements and lifestyle), acquaint you with the local area and accompany you to every viewing.
The costs listed below include VAT at the current rate of 20%
|Tenancy Agreement||For all new tenancies||£300 per tenancy|
|Reference||Each person moving in over 18 must be referenced||£75 per person|
|Guarantor Reference||If applicable||£75 per guarantor|
|Change of Sharer Tenancy agreement||If agreed by your landlord||£500 per agreement/tenancy|
|Change of Sharer References||If change agreed by your landlord||£75 per person being referenced|
|Addendum||For contract changes requested by you and agreed mid tenancy||£120 per tenancy|
|Inventory Check In||A report to note the condition of the property and its contents||This will vary but will range from £60 (unfurnished studio) at the start of the tenancy to £210 (5 bedrooms furnished) – please check with staff|
|Early Release Charges||If your landlord agrees that you may break your contract||Please check with staff|
|Rent Arrears Letter||If you do not pay your rent on time we shall send you a letter for which you shall be charged||£30|
|Overpaid Rent Return||Once your tenancy finishes you must cancel your standing order as we shall levy a charge to send rent back to you||£30|
|Landlord Reference Fee||If you need us to write a letter or complete a form to provide a reference to a third party||£30|
|Missed Inventory Checkout||If you fail to attend or fail to vacate the property at a prebooked check out appointment time||from £99|
Please note that tenants will be required to pay rent (usually the first month) and a deposit (usually equivalent to six weeks rent) before the start of a tenancy.
It is likely that payment will be required in stages starting with £500 at the time that the offer is accepted on a subject to contract basis.
Moving home can be costly, making it hard to find your deposit, first month’s rent and the other costs of moving. A Zero Deposit Guarantee costs the equivalent of one week’s rent and replaces the traditional tenancy deposit, aiming to make renting more affordable.
Pay less upfront: Free up cash by paying a fee equivalent to one week’s rent
More choice: Zero Deposit gives tenants an alternative to the traditional deposit
Greater freedom when moving: Avoid having to fund a second deposit when moving from one rental property to another
There is an annual admin fee of £26 per tenancy collected every year by Direct Debit from the first anniversary
Zero Deposit is a trading name of Global Property Ventures Limited, the head office of which is at Business & Technology Centre, Bessemer Drive, Stevenage, SG1 2DX (company number 10328435). Global Property Ventures is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and can be found on the Financial Services Register (firm reference number 797026).
The Zero Deposit Guarantee is provided by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK branch office. Great Lakes Insurance SE is a German insurance company with its headquarters at Königinstraße 107, 80802 Munich. It is registered with the commercial register of the local court of Munich under number: HRB 230378. The UK Branch office is at Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3AJ. Great Lakes Insurance SE UK Branch is authorised by the German Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.