Landlord Fees


Core Residential Lettings Landlord Fees 2017

We are committed to being upfront with our charges and fees. The table below shows all Landlord fees shown both inclusive and exclusive of VAT. For more details, please refer to your Terms of Business or ask a member of our team.

John Francis operate a Client Money Protection Scheme provided by RICS and an independent redress scheme provided by The Property Ombudsman www.tpos.co.uk

Description of FeeGross (inclusive VAT)Net (exclusive VAT)
Full Management (please refer to the Landlord Guide for services included) 19.2% inc VAT of monthly rent 16% + VAT of monthly rent
Standard Lettings Service 15.6% inc VAT of monthly rent 13% + VAT of monthly rent
Tenant Introduction 12% inc VAT of total value of rent 10% + VAT of total value of rent
Rent and Legal Protection insurance (FM/SLS) 3.03% inc IPT of monthly rental  
Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme (FM/SLS) £4.00pcm inc VAT £3.33pcm + VAT
Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme (TI) £48.00 inc VAT £40.00 + VAT
Tenancy Agreement (drafting and execution of document if supplied by us) £300.00 inc VAT £250.00 + VAT
Tenancy Extension (drafting and execution of document if supplied by us) £125.00 inc VAT £104.17 + VAT
Notice of Possession (drafting and execution of section 21 and section 8 Notices) £90.00 inc VAT £75.00 + VAT
Exclusive Tax Service (FM/SLS) £78.00 inc VAT £65.00 + VAT
Pre-Tenancy Clean minimum £72.00 inc VAT minimum £60.00 + VAT
Court attendance (member of CRL’s staff to attend court to give evidence) £240.00 per day or part thereof inc VAT £200.00 per day or part thereof inc VAT
Works over £250 (management and instruction of contractor works) 12% of the net invoice inc VAT 10% of the net invoice + VAT
Post Tenancy Property Visits £120.00 inc VAT per visit £100.00 + VAT per visit
Checking & Transferring a deposit £75.00 inc VAT £62.50 + VAT
Income & Expenditure Report £150.00 inc VAT £125.00 + VAT
Additional Reporting to HMRC £18.00 inc VAT £15.00 + VAT
Empty Care Service (supervision of and property visits to unoccupied properties) £120.00 inc VAT per visit £100.00 + VAT per visit
Credit Card transaction 3% inc VAT 2.5% + VAT
GSR checking (Review of existing Gas Safety Certificates) £24.00 inc VAT £20.00 + VAT
Arranging Keys (Replacement keys and/or additional copies) £10 inc VAT plus cost of keys £8.33 + VAT plus cost of keys


Countrywide Residential Lettings Ltd trading as John Francis, Registered Office County House, 100 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 ORG. Registered in England Number 02995024 which is an agent and subsidiary of Countrywide Estate Agents, Registered Office Countrywide House, 88-103 Caldecotte Lake Drive, Caldecotte, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 8JT. Registered in England Number 789476


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