Any property taken through PROFESSIONAL PROPERTIES will be bound by the following TERMS & CONDITIONS:
An Application Fee secures a property for a maximum period of four weeks, subject to Landlord approval. The property is withdrawn from the market for a maximum period of 3 working days, whilst application forms are completed on line and supporting documentation is provided.
Our Application Fees are as follows:
£150.00 including VAT per person.
£150.00 including VAT per guarantor (should a guarantor be required).
You will be asked for information pre-application, before any monies are taken. It is imperative that the information provided at this time is correct, as decisions particularly in relationship to affordability, will be made. As only one application is taken per property these monies are NOT refundable.
Upon receipt of the appropriate application fees, application forms will be sent out electronically for on line submission.
All persons over the age of 18, who will be resident at the property, must be referenced. All completed application forms and supporting documentation must be supplied within 3 working days of the application fee being paid.
Sight of your last three months bank statements may be required or a bank status enquiry can be carried out at your request. In some cases, we may ask for an Accountant’s reference.
If you have rented accommodation before we will require a reference from your previous Landlord.
If you have had a mortgage, we may require sight of your latest mortgage statement.
Two original forms of ID will be required for every applicant (one must be photographic). e.g. Driving Licence, Passport, Utility Bill.
Applications generally take 48 hours to process. We will contact you once this process is complete to confirm your moving date.
EACH applicant AND your guarantor (if applicable) will be required to sign the Tenancy Agreement PRIOR to the tenancy commencing.
Further to satisfactory references being obtained the tenancy will proceed subject to authorisation from the property owner. At this time the full property deposit will be due. The deposit is equal to one months rent plus a minimum of £100.00. An additional amount may be required in certain circumstances.
Additional clauses to the standard Tenancy Agreement (including Pet Clauses) will incur an additional charge of £30.00 (including VAT) per clause.
The first months rent must be paid by cleared funds, on or before the moving in date.
You will be asked to sign a standing order mandate to collect future months rental payments.
The rent you pay is exclusive and hence does not include gas, electricity, water rates, council tax or telephone charges unless otherwise stated. The transfer of utilities into your name can be undertaken by Professional Properties at a charge of £6.00 (including VAT) per utility, otherwise, it is your responsibility to transfer the utilities.
All of our properties are available on a minimum fixed term, six-month assured shorthold tenancy only, unless otherwise stated. At the end of the fixed term, if a new tenancy agreement is completed there will be an administration charge of £60.00 (including VAT).
Accidental Damage Insurance
The tenancy will be granted upon the condition that you hold insurance that the landlord or agent considers adequate to protect your possessions and accidental damage caused by you to any/all of the furniture and fixtures and fittings at the property as detailed on the inventory. A copy of your insurance certificate must be supplied prior to moving into the property. Professional Properties are partners with Let Alliance, who will provide to you, as part of our requirements, a no obligation, tenants contents insurance quotation. Let Alliance will contact you directly.
A Professional Properties representative will be present at the Move In to read the meters and to assist with the operation of all relevant equipment and appliances. There is a Tenancy Fee of £114.00 (including VAT) for the preparation and completion all necessary tenancy documentation, which may include the Property Inventory, which must be paid by cleared funds, on or before the moving in date. A Saturday Move In will incur an additional fee of £66.00 (including VAT).
An optional ‘Fast Track’ Move In (within 5 days of the Application Fee being taken) will incur an additional charge of £90.00 (including VAT).
The inventory is prepared to protect the tenant from unfair and unwarranted deductions from the deposit at the end of the tenancy.
Notices must be sent in writing as specified in the Tenancy Agreement.
The deposit will be refunded soon after vacation of the accommodation, providing the property is left in a clean and undamaged condition and all monies due under the terms of the tenancy have been paid in full.
Professional Properties reserve the right to remarket a property should the above requirements not be met.
STRICTLY NO CHILDREN, PETS OR SMOKERS WELCOME UNLESS SPECIFIED.