Tenant fees

At Galbraith Estates we like to provide clarity of the fees that may become payable when you apply to rent a property with ourselves. We want you to understand these fee’s as much as possible before you make any decision about a property.

Below is information regarding some fee’s that are generally charged when applying for a property, please be aware that these can change depending on circumstances so until we know your full situation in detail it is difficult to confirm an exact figure of what you will be charged.

The fee’s below cover any referencing work, preparation of the tenancy agreement and administration work that goes with it and a full, detailed inventory. The following fees are payable in addition to your rent and deposit due.

Fee £ Inc. VAT Explanation
Referencing / Application Fee
(single applicant)
£150.00 This is the charge for the referencing and administrational work that goes with it.
Referencing / Application Fee
(per additional applicant)
£75.00 As above.
Chargeable for each additional applicant.
Guarantor Referencing £100.00 / Guarantor A guarantor may be required if you are unemployed, on a low income, or if you are a student – subject to the landlord accepting.
Your guarantor must be a working, UK homeowner.
Company Referencing £350.00 Company referencing fee.
Renewal Fee £25.00 This is charged for the renewal/extension of a fixed term contract and is payable in advance.

* Please note that anyone over the age of 18 years that will be a permanent resident will require referencing and be on the tenancy agreement.

Please be aware that other costs/fees may apply during your application or tenancy that we are not aware of currently. You will always be notified as soon as we become aware of your circumstances and we will explain in full why the cost is charged and more importantly how much.

For more details, please contact your nearest office

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