Your rental deposit
If your references are successful and you wish to proceed with the tenancy then you will be asked for a holding deposit which is equivalent to half the month’s rent. This will then be deducted from the first months rent in advance if you proceed. If you decide to withdraw from the tenancy then the holding deposit will not be refunded. If the Landlord declines to grant the tenancy to you, then it will be refunded.
Once we have received satisfactory references then we will set a date for the tenancy to commence and you will be required to pay the first month’s rent (minus the holding deposit already paid) and deposit in cleared funds. We will arrange to meet you at the property to carry out a check-In meeting where you will be required to sign the tenancy agreement. We will go through the inventory and then the keys will be given to you.
We will require the deposit and rent in advance 7 days prior to the start of the tenancy. You will be required to complete a standing order form and hand it back to us at your check-In appointment.
Throughout the tenancy we will carry out quarterly inspections on all of our managed properties. We will inform you of the dates by email or letter. The purpose of the inspection is to check the condition of the property and the upkeep of the gardens. It also gives you the opportunity to speak to our staff about any concerns you may have.
Tenants are responsible for their own insurance for his/her personal belongings and furnishing. You must also have accidental damage insurance to cover the Landlords belongings. Homelet can provide you with a quote if you wish. Please ask us for further details.