Letting Fees

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Fees to Landlords:

The Let Only service from DKH is 9.6% including VAT

  • Advise on meeting your Tenants requirements
  • Full marketing of your property, including in office window, online and local press
  • Accompanying all Tenants to all viewings
  • Liaising with Tenants and handling all negotiations as per Landlords requirements
  • Conducting thorough reference checks
  • Generating the Tenancy Agreement
  • Collecting all funds prior to the Tenancy commencing
  • Setting up standing orders for future rental payments
  • Arranging the gas safety check, EPC and electrical checks, should you want these done via our reputable contractors
  • Registering the deposit with a government approved scheme, if required
The Rent Collection is 12% including VAT and also includes:

  • Monthly rent collection
  • Transferring the rent to your chosen account minus fees
  • Email monthly rental statements
  • Arranging the annual gas safety check
The Full Management service is 14.4% including VAT and also includes:

  • Tending to all maintenance matters
  • Conducting management visits and reporting to the Landlords accordingly
  • Arranging all periodic events such as gas safety checks and tenancy renewals
  • Arranging payments, as agreed, for all outgoings such as service charges and ground rent
  • Arrange for the inventory, check-in and check-outs to be conducted
  • Arrange for the return of the deposit
Additional Charges

Deposit Registration Fee:  £36.00 including VAT
  • Register Deposit with My Deposits who are a government approved deposit protection scheme.
  • Provide the Tenants with the Deposit Certificate and Prescribed Information within 30 days.
Inventory & Check-out Fee: POA
  • The Inventory and Check-in is undertaken by an APIP certified Clerk.
  • The cost will vary depending on the specifications of each individual property. Typically, a 1 bedroom flat is £120.00 (no VAT is applicable) and it the price will increase depending on the amount of rooms, bathrooms, external areas etc.
Tenancy Agreement Fee: £96.00 including VAT
  • A fee for providing and generating an Assured Shorthold Agreement.
Gas Safety Certificate: £65.00 
  • Our trusted Gas Safe Registered engineer will conduct the inspection and produce a certificate.
EPC: £90.00 including VAT
  • Our Assessor will conduct the report and provide an Energy Performance Certificate valid for 10 years.
Legionella Risk Assessment: £60.00
  • Our Assessor will conduct the report and provide an Energy Performance Certificate valid for 2 years.
Additional property visits: £36.00 including VAT
  • The office offers 2 management inspections per year on the Management Service however additional visits will be charged at the aforementioned price.
Submission of non-resident landlords receipts to HMRC:  £60.00 including VAT
  • To remit and balance the financial return to HMRC quarterly – and respond to any specific query relating to the return from the landlord or HMRC.
Serving of Notices: £72.00 including VAT
  • To complete and deliver legal notices on our Management Service.
Arrangement Fee for works:  POA                
  • We tend not to charge for overseeing works however if the anticipated works will be particularly time consuming the office is happy to discuss a suitable compensation.
If you have any queries about our fees please email watford@deykingharia.co.uk or call the office on 01923 831 020.

Fees to Tenants:

Referencing & Administration Fee - £240.00 including VAT / £162.00 including VAT
  • We charge £240.00 including VAT for the first tenant applying for the tenancy and £162.00 including VAT per additional tenants over the age of 18.
 
Guarantor Referencing - £96.00 including VAT
  • Only if a Guarantor is required and charged for each guarantor that is referenced.

 Deposit - POA
  • A deposit equivalent to six weeks rent (calculated by dividing the annual rent by 52 and multiplying by 6) will be required to be paid at the start of the tenancy. This is subject to referencing, a landlord may require a higher deposit if the referencing criteria is not met, further details will be provided at that time.
Pet Deposit – POA
  • Where Landlord’s accept pets in their properties the deposit rises from 6 weeks (as explained above) to 8 weeks. We insist on a full professional clean and fumigation. We ask that you contact us directly as prices for cleaning and fumigation can vary depending on the size of the property.
 Amendment Fee - £72.00 including VAT
  • This is charged for any amendments to the tenancy agreement after the tenancy has begun.

Renewal Fee - £96.00 including VAT
  • A one off fee for renewing the Tenancy and this.

Check-in Fee - From £100.00 (no VAT applicable) 
  • This fee is dependent on the size of the property and whether it is furnished or unfurnished as larger / furnished properties will demand more time from our independent inventory clerk.

Professional Cleaning Fee – POA
  • The cost of professional clean is dependent on the size of the property and the level of cleaning that is required. Please contact the office for more information.
 
Out of Hours Fees – POA
  • Should a contractor be called out of hours and the professional deems that the job wasn’t an emergency; the Tenant will be liable for the full cost associated with the call out.
 
Please ask us to explain these to you, once we know your circumstance and how many tenants are applying for the property you are interested in. We can confirm in writing the fees that could become payable, before you commit to a tenancy with Dey King & Haria