Information For Tenants:
Our aim is to find you the perfect property to suit your requirements with the minimum of hassle and to treat you with the importance that a valued customer deserves.
Finding a property.
The first step is to contact us to provide brief details about yourself and about the accommodation you require. We will then be happy to provide further information on properties you feel may be suitable. It is wise to start looking about a month before you wish to move, as the nicer properties are viewed and reserved quickly. Our tenancies are granted for a minimum term of 6 months, which may be renewed if all parties are in agreement.
To view our selection of available properties to let please use the Property Search boxes above
To register your requirements please click on the Register tab above.
Please note that for your safety and peace of mind -
All of our managed properties are Gas Safe certificated, where required.
All Tenancy Deposits (bonds) are held in accordance with the Tenant Deposit Protection Regulations.
We are a member of the ukala Client Money protection Scheme.
Viewings will be arranged at times to suit you, including evenings and weekends, and you will invariably be accompanied by a member of staff, who can give advice and answer any questions you may have.
When you have seen the property, you are interested in renting, all occupiers over the age of 18 will need to submit a formal application, and will be named within the Tenancy Agreement. References will be taken up on behalf of the Landlords, which normally include credit checks, current employment details, previous Landlord/Letting Agents references, and if you are self-employed, accounts and income details for the past three years.
Identification documentation and proof of current residency must be provided for each adult wishing to live within the property. Landlords and Letting Agents are obliged to carry out Right to Rent checks to determine the immigration status of all prospective adult tenants before the start of a tenancy.
A property cannot be held in reserve until a holding deposit has been paid. This will be equivalent to one week’s rent of the agreed monthly rental. The property will be suspended from the letting market and held for a maximum period of 15 days.
The Security deposit will be equal to 5 weeks of the monthly rental value, It is astatutory requirement that all deposits are protected. Interlet Property Managementoperate a custodial based scheme with The Deposit Protection Service Scheme and aremembers of and The Property Ombudsman Scheme and the UKALA Client Money Protection Scheme. The legislation sets out clear time scales and the manner in which deposits and any disputes are to be dealt with at the beginning end of a tenancy. For further information please visit the DPS website.
The first month's rent is payable in advance with all future payments payable by standing order. In certain circumstances, alternative methods of payment may be allowed, although this should be agreed in advance either with ourselves or, with the Landlord.
This is a contractual Agreement between yourself and the Landlord. It is a legally binding document on both parties and clearly sets out the terms and conditions and the obligations of both parties during the period of the tenancy. Most tenancies will be of a standard Assured Shorthold format and will run for a minimum period of six months and thereafter on a month to month basis or such other period as may be agreed between the parties.
Before you can take occupation of the property, the Tenancy Agreement must be signed and we must hold cleared funds representing the deposit and the first month's rent.
Inventory Condition Report:
Prior to your occupation of the property, a Schedule of Condition and Inventory of any contents at the property may have been prepared. If so, copies will have been provided to you at the commencement of the tenancy and it is imperative that you check its accuracy, you will be asked to sign the inventory when you attend your property handover and confirm within 7 days any discrepancies or concerns which must be must be reported to Interlet, as this will form the basis of resolving any dispute relating to damage to the property or contents at the end of the tenancy.
Where properties are managed by Interlet Property Management, they will be the subject to periodic inspections in order to confirm that the manner in which you are occupying the property is correct and that you are complying with your obligations under the terms of the Tenancy Agreement. Interlet reserve the right to arrange the first visit within the first month of the tenancy and every three months thereafter.
Utilities and Insurance:
Interlet Property recommend that all tenants have liability cover in the region of £4000 to £6000 to help protect them against any accidental damage to the Landlords fixtures and fittings or accidental damage caused to the property. If you already have a policy in place, we will ask you to provide us with a copy of your certificate prior to moving in.
Permitted payments will be as follows;
Rent and utilities: As set out above you will be responsible for monthly rent payments and Utility Bills to include Council Tax, Water and Sewerage Charges, Electricity, Gas, Oil if Applicable, Broadband and Telephone connection or contracts, Television Connection and contracts, TV Licence,
Default Fees –Interest on rent arrears to a maximum of 3% above the Bank of England base rate can be levied once the rent is over 14 days late.
Addendum/Variation Of The Tenancy Agreement Change of Sharer or joint Tenant fee –£50 including VAT per agreed variation.
Replacement Keys: Cost incurred in replacing the key or security device. Reasonable cost of replacing the key or security device. Or providing replacement keys £85.00inc VAT.
Surrender of Tenancy fee: you are required to fulfil your tenancy Agreement Obligations and this includes rental payments and utility payments inclusive of Council Tax and Utility payments.
If you wish to terminate your tenancy early you will be in breach of your tenancy agreement contract terms and the Landlord is entitled to costs to cover the remainder of the rent owed, or the cost of re-letting the property which will include the letting agency letting charges and VAT. this may also include a tenant early termination check out charge, you are liable for the payment of rent and utility charges until a suitable alternative tenant has been found and an agreement has been entered into with that tenant,
Company Let applications: will be charged a referencing charge of £300.00 +VAT.