Starting a Tenancy

Non- refundable Tenancy Application Holding Sum – Equal to one weeks rent
Deducted from the 1st months rent upon successful application

Guarantor Referencing Fee
£100.00 including VAT per guarantor


During a Tenancy

Tenancy Extension
£90.00 plus VAT

Tenancy Addendum
£90.00 plus VAT

Transferring Tenancies
£150 Administration costs
£90 Inventory Fee
£90 Exit inspection costs

Lost Keys

Flat Key – £20.00 (from £20.00 depending on type of key)

Post Box Key – £20.00

Car Park Fob – £75.00 (from £75.00 depending on type of fob)

Communal Door Key – £35.00 (from £35 depending on type of key)

Change of Lock – £95.00 (from £95 plus cost of lock)

Loan of key As above as a holding fee plus photographic ID such as Driving Licence which will be returned on the return of the key

Rent Arrears
£55.00 for each rent reminder
PLUS interest on rent arrears @ 8% as inline with the County Court interest rate

Section 8 Notice £108.00 (inclusive of VAT)

Section 21 Notice £108.00 (inclusive of VAT) where the landlord has serviced notice due to unacceptable behaviour by the tenant


Ending a Tenancy

Contacting Suppliers on the tenants behalf
£25.00 per supplier

Failure to cancel a Standing Order
£45.00 per refund

Failure to return keys
cost of replacement lock, fitting and key cutting plus the landlord reserves the right to charge rent up to the date possession of the property is obtained

Re-let Fee upon agreed early termination
£420.00 (inclusive of VAT


Sherlock Homes reserve the right to vary and increase the charges in line with fluctuating interest rates and rising costs.  VAT is charged at the  current rate of 20%