Information for Tenants

Information for Tenants

HOLDING DEPOSIT


This deposit is payable prior to referencing any prospective Tenant. The amount is capped at the equivalent of one weeks' worth of rent.

J R Hopper will only retain this deposit if a prospective tenant decides not to go ahead with the tenancy, or does not take reasonable steps to enter into the tenancy by the agreed date.

 

DEPOSIT


This payment is capped at the equivalent of 5 weeks' worth of rent.

This will cover damages and defaults by the tenant as detailed in the AST during the tenancy.

Your landlord or agent must protect your deposit with an authorised scheme if you have an assured shorthold tenancy. J R Hopper use the Deposit Protection Service.

 

LATE PAYMENT OF RENT


The Tenant will be charged 3% interest per day from the Rent Due date, until paid the rent is paid in full. This fee will only be charged where the rent payment has been outstanding for 14 days or more (from the date set out in the tenancy agreement).

 

LOST KEYS OR SECURITY DEVICES


The Tenant is liable for the full cost of replacing any lost keys or other security devices. If it is necessary for the locks to be changed due to the loss of keys, then it is the obligation of the Tenant to cover the cost of a locksmith and the cost of all replacement keys. If extra costs are incurred there will be an administration charge of £15.00 per hour to a maximum of £50.00.

 

VARIATION OR CHANGES TO AN EXISTING TENANCY


The Tenant will be charged £50.00 Inc. VAT per amended document. This will cover the costs associated with the preparation and execution of any new legal documents.

 

EARLY TERMINATION AS REQUESTED BY TENANT


Should a Tenant wish to leave the property before the end of their tenancy agreement they must first seek agreement from their Landlord. They may still be liable to cover the landlord's costs of re-letting the property as well paying any rent due under the terms of their contract.

 

UTILITY PAYMENTS


While the tenancy is active, the tenants will remain responsible for all utility payments, unless otherwise agreed.

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