Once you have secured the right property with us we will guide you through the letting process to ensure a smooth move.
At the point of offer, a holding fee of £500-£1,000 is payable to secure your commitment to proceed with the rental. The details of your offer will be taken and they will include the following.
* Full Name
* Current Address
* Contact Telephone and Email Addresses
* Employment Details
* Offer Price
* Commencement Date
* Term of Tenancy
* Conditions of Offer
Photographic ID Will also be taken at the point of offer, this can be a passport/photo card driving license.
Your offer will be put forward to the landlords and assuming acceptance your landlord will require referencing to be conducted on each tenant.
This will ne carried out in the form of:
* References from current and / or previous landlords
* A Credit Check
* Bank Details
* Employment Details
You may be required to provide a guarantor as part of your referencing process, if for example your earnings are not quite enough to cover rental payments of if you have recently started a job or are studying. Your guarantor will be referenced in the same way as a tenant and they will be expected to pay the rental should there be any default during the tenancy.
Do not be concerned if this applies to you, it is common and we will explain the process to you if required.
Moving in Monies
The initial or move in movies are payable in advance of the tenancy commencing and the minimum requirements are as follows:
( Example Only)
First Months Rent in Advance – £1,000
Security Deposit – – £1,500
Referencing & Administration Charge ( £175 VAT Included per tenant tenant/guarantor)
Less Holding Fee Already Paid – £500
Total monies Payable in Advance – £2,175
All relevant parties will be asked to sign this document which details the responsibilities of all parties involved.
The security deposit is held against non-payment of rent and to ensure that any damage caused to the property over and above accepted wear and tear can be rectified at the end of the tenancy.
All Landlords and Agents are required by law to register and protect a tenants deposit within a Government approved scheme on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy ( AST). A certificate of registration will be provided to you to confirm this has taken place. The scheme offers alternative ways of resolving disputes. MoveHome Ltd protects deposits with the DPS and further details can be found at https://www.depositprotection.com/
On the day of moving in you will be required to come into our office to complete the paper work and collect the keys, if your contract has not be signed in advance all parties must be in attendance to sign the agreement ahead of keys being handed over. If the move in monies have not been cleared into our account by the commencement date this will delay the moving in process.