Terms & Condition for rental properties
In all cases an Application Form must be completed in order to obtain three substantial references, ie Bank, Employers and previous landlord. Where 2 or more people are renting, they become jointly and severally liable for the whole of the rent. Therefore, references for individuals will be based on the quoted rental.
There is a minimum returnable deposit of £750 but this amount may vary according to the instructions from the Landlord.
All rents are paid Calendar Monthly and the first month`s rent is paid in advance.
No animals can be considered in the majority of cases.
Tenant meet the full accounts for: gas, electricity, telephone charges, water rates, council tax, television license in both furnished and unfurnished properties.
Tenants contribute the sum of £150 + VAT (= £180.00) towards the cost of preparing the initial Tenancy Agreement, Housing Act Notice, taking up references etc. When further Agreements are prepared to extend the tenancy, or Memorandums or Endorsements are placed on the original document, an additional fee of £75 + VAT (= £90.00) is payable.
Tenants receiving Housing Benefit or Rent Allowance from the Local Authority can only be considered if they are still able to provide us with full references, as above. The exception being if Adur District Council are prepared to place the Tenancy in their name. Furthermore, Government Legislation enforces that Local Authorities will pay rent one month in arrears. Adur Council will not be paying rent when the actual tenancy commences, so all tenants must therefore find the initial month`s rent before they take possession.
Due to new legislation, no single persons under the age of 25 can be considered at all who are in receipt of Housing Benefit or any payment from Social Security.
In the majority of cases, Landlords will not consider Multiple Lets, Students or smokers.
During the letting period neither party can give any Notice to terminate the Tenancy is 6 or 12 months unless a "get out" clause is added.