Fees applying to all new tenancies from 1st June 2019

We may charge a tenant any or all of the following when required:

  • The rent
  • A security deposit with a maximum of 5 weeks rent (this will be protected in the DPS - Deposit Protection Service
  • A holding deposit of no more than one week's rent which will be worked out as 1/52 of the annual total amount of rent
  • A default fee for late payment of rent (after 14 days); there will be a charge of interest for the late payment of rent at a rate of 3% above the Bank of England base rate.
  • Reasonable charges for the loss of keys or security fobs; Proof will be provided of these costs from £5 to a maximum of £50
  • Payments associated with variation of the contract, at £50 when requested by the tenant: e.g., change of name, additional tenant/removal of a tenant
  • Payments associated with terminated the tenancy early, when requested by the tenant and agreed by the landlord; you would be responsible for paying for landlord's remarketing fee and the rent up to the date a new tenant moves into the property.
  • Payments in respect of any bills - Utilities (gas, water, electric etc), council tax, communication services (telephone, broadband) including installation and subscription & TV licence; all of which are payable to the provider/s

Lilac Lettings use an independent Credit Referencing Agency, UK Tenant Data to process all applications. Once your application has been submitted they will contact you and any person/persons you have provided as a reference

Lilac Lettings are members of an approved redress scheme as per current legislation. The scheme we use is The Property Ombudsman (The TPO)

Lilac Lettings can confirm we have PI (Professional Indemnity) & CMP (Client Money Protection) in place. The scheme rules can be found by visiting https://www.clientmoneyprotect.co.uk