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Landlord Fees

Landlord fees

As a landlord, you are required to pay fees which are dependent on the level of service you sign up for.

Level of service Fees to pay Fully managed 18% of rent (Inc VAT) Rent collection 15% of rent (Inc VAT) Let only 12% of rent (Inc VAT)
Free consultation and valuation service
Property marketing plan
Internet property advertising
Newspaper advertising
Arranging and conducting accompanied viewings
Negotiating and agreeing offers
Tenant referencing service
Annual rent assessment reviews
Debt control
Rent demand service
Monthly accounts statement
Organise property maintenance
Handle dilapidation negotiations following check out
Agree and disburse tenant’s security deposit
Arrange for renewal of gas safety if required
Arrange inventory and check in/out inspections
24 hours emergency tenant help line
Dedicated accounts team
Online maintenance reporting for tenants and landlords
Ensure property complies with current regulations and legislation
Oversea insurance claims where authorised
Liaising with 3rd party issues if required
Advice on refurbishment and upgrading
Portfolio management

Additional non-optional fees and charges (irrespective of level of service)

Tenancy agreement fee and marketing advice: £180 (inc VAT)

  • Agree the market rent and find a tenant in accordance with the landlord guidelines;
  • Prepare tenancy agreement and gain signatures from all parties
  • Provide guidance on compliance with statutory provisions and letting consents
  • Carry out accompanied viewings (as appropriate)
  • Market the property and advertise on relevant portals
  • Advise on non-resident tax status and HMRC (if relevant)

Inventory Fee (landlords share): between £96 and £330 depending on size and degree of furnishing

  • Preparation of detailed inventory with full schedule of condition of the property and grounds where applicable

Deposit Registration Fee: £30 (inc VAT)

  • Register landlord and tenant details and protect the security deposit with a Government-authorised Scheme
  • Provide the tenant(s) with the Deposit Certificate and Prescribed Information within 30 days of start of tenancy

Additional property visits: £54 (inc VAT)

  • To attend for specific requests such as neighbour disputes; more visits are required to monitor the tenancy; or any maintenance-linked visit

Submission of non-resident landlords receipts to HMRC: £45 (inc VAT)

  • To remit and balance the financial return to HMRC quarterly – and respond to any specific query relating to the return from the landlord or HMRC

Arrangement fee for refurbishments: 10% of net cost)

  • Arranging access and assessing costs with contractor
  • Ensuring work has been carried out in accordance with the specification of works
  • Retaining any warranty or guarantee as a result of any works

Renewal Fee (landlords share): £90 (inc VAT) for fully managed and rent collection service

  • Contract negotiation, amending and updating terms and arranging a further tenancy and agreement

Checkout Fee (landlords share): £90 and £264 (inc VAT)

  • Agree with tenant check out date and time appointment
  • Instruct inventory provider to attend
  • Negotiate with landlord and tenant any disbursement of the security deposit
  • Return deposit as agreed with landlord and tenant to relevant parties
  • Remit any disputed amount to Scheme for final adjudication
  • Unprotect security deposit
  • Instruct contractors; obtain quotes; organise repairs /replacement/cost of any broken or missing items

If you have any questions, please contact your local Frost lettings office.

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