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GUIDE TO RENTING

Renting a property offers the ultimate in flexibility. With with a highly experienced, ARLA qualified, tenancy management team and a legally trained director, tenants can be absolutely sure of the best service, security and navigation through potential pitfalls.


Renting is a great way to immerse yourself in an area or be close to work without the financial and location commitment to buying.

Tenants are more protected than ever with a raft of legislation and rental properties in central London offer exceptional standards of living. As a result, we are seeing more and more people - including families - choosing long term tenancies over property purchase.

Charges payable by a tenant:


Administration fee: £240
Referencing fee: £60 per person
Utility Transfer fee (if applicable): £24
Renewal administration fee (if applicable): £240
Deposit: Typically equivalent to six weeks' rent
Inventory check-out charge: this is determined by the size and condition of the property at the end of the tenancy
End of tenancy clean: also determined by the size and condition of the property at the end of the tenancy
Bank ref. fee (if applicable): contact your bank as charges vary
Stamp Duty: only applicable on tenancies of over £125,000
All the above charges are inclusive of VAT.

Make sure your agent is accredited by ARLA (Association of Residential Lettings Agents) this will ensure that they are covered by the Client Money Protection scheme, have professional indemnity insurance and that the individual agent is professionally qualified and follows a Code of Practice and Rules of Conduct. Renting from an ARLA accredited agent means you have a route to redress anything that might go wrong.

For more detailed information on renting central London property please download our guide below or contact our lettings team on 020 7306 1630.