Landlord Fees

Core Residential Lettings Landlord Fees 2018

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

Description of Fee Gross (inclusive VAT) Net (exclusive VAT)
Full Management (please refer to the Landlord Guide for services included) 15.6% of monthly rent 13% of monthly rent
Rent Collection (RC) 12% of monthly rent 10% of monthly rent
Let Only (LO) 9.6% of total value of rent 8% of total value of rent
Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme(FM/RC) 3.10% inc IPT of monthly rental 2.77% exc IPT of monthly rental
Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme (FM/RC) £4.00pcm £3.33pcm
Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme (LO) £48.00 £40.00
Tenancy Agreement (drafting and execution of document if supplied by us) £300.00 £250.00
Tenancy Extension (drafting and execution of document if supplied by us) £125.00 £104.17
Administration Fee (set up of individual account dor rental and deposit payments, organising and checking gas certificates, EPC's and right to rent checks) £50.00 £41.67
Notice of Possession (drafting and execution of section 21 and section 8 Notices) £90.00 £75.00
Exclusive Tax Service (FM/RC) £78.00 £65.00
Pre-Tenancy Clean minimum £120.00 minimum £100
Court attendance (member of CRL’s staff to attend court to give evidence) £240.00 per day or part thereof £200.00 per day or part thereof
Works over £350 (management and instruction of contractor works) 12% of the net invoice 10% of the net invoice
Post Tenancy Property Visits £120.00 per visit £100.00 per visit
Checking & Transferring a deposit £75.00 £62.50
Income & Expenditure Report £150.00 £125.00
Additional Reporting to HMRC £18.00 £15.00
Empty Care Service (supervision of and property visits to unoccupied properties) £120.00 per visit £100.00 per visit
GSR checking (Review of existing Gas Safety Certificates) £24.00 £20.00
Arranging Keys (Replacement keys and/or additional copies) £10 plus cost of keys £8.33 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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