See below for answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. We trust that this is helpful to you but if we can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
How long is the lease term?
Our standard terms are a three year lease with the option after the first year, of vacating by giving three months written notice.
Do I have to pay a deposit?
When agreement to rent is reached, a payment of one month’s rental plus VAT must be made. This will be used to pay for the first month’s rent from the agreed date of occupation.
How is the rent paid?
A banker’s standing order MUST be set up for monthly payment to commence from the first day of the second month of occupation.
Are there any extra charges?
VAT must be added to rental figures. A charge for water and sewerage will be made half yearly, invoiced via the Estate Office. A small charge for buildings insurance is made depending upon the size of the unit. This can be paid monthly with the rent, or as a one off annual payment. There is no contribution to service charges – ground/site maintenance is free, as is security lighting.
Who is responsible for internal repairs and redecorations?
Responsibilty for internal repairs and redecoration generally lies with the tenant. The unit will be presented in a reasonable condition at the start of the tenancy and it is expected that it will be relinquished in similar condition at the end of the term.
Who is responsible for contents insurance?
This responsibility lies fully with the tenant.
Will there be any rent increases?
As per the terms of the lease, there will be no rent increase within the first three years.
If you have any further questions please contact us.