Tenant Fees

There are a number of costs involved in renting a property which are important to be aware of before starting the process.


Fee Description Amount Total Including VAT
Tenancy Administration Fee (per tenancy): Covers administration costs related to producing the tenancy documents and general tenancy administration. £200 £240
Reference Fee (per person named on tenancy agreement). Covers the cost of credit references/checks and associated employment and Landlord checks. £50 £60
Guarantor Fee (per guarantor). If applicable, covers referencing fees and additional administration costs. £60 £72
Renewal Fee (per tenancy): If applicable, covers the cost of preparing new Tenancy documents when you renew your tenancy or if there is any change in tenants during the term. £100 £120
Check Out Fee (if applicable), if applicable, covers an agreed proportion of the cost of checking the Inventory at the end of the Tenancy. dependant on rental amount.
Rent monthly rent
Security Deposit Usually six weeks rent
Reservation Fee; This is payable when your offer is accepted and ensures the property is taken off the market. This fee is not an additional fee, it is part of the deposit, taken in advance and will be deducted when it comes to paying the remainder of the balance due prior to move in. £400

Approved Agent

We are proud to be members of ARLA, the most recognised professional body ensuring the highest possible standards.

Approved Agent

Ivy Gate is registered with the Property Ombudsman for Lettings, assuring that our systems and processes are of the highest possible standard.

Registered Agent

We are registered with mydeposits, a government authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme designed to enable Landlords to comply with the law.