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Tenants

If you are a tenant looking to rent a property then as the area’s leading independent residential letting agent we have the widest selection of properties available in the local area.

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In order to help you find the right property you are able to register your details to receive our up to date mailing list.

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Our offices are open seven days a week and viewings for all our properties can be arranged by telephoning our office or emailing any of our 6 local offices. If the property is unoccupied we are happy to offer our accompanied viewing service 7 days a week.

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An application form will need to be completed by each tenant over the age of eighteen years. Application forms can be collected from any one of our 6 branches or downloaded by clicking here.

Tenants Payments

The following are the payments which a Landlord or a Letting Agent may require a Tenant to make (Further details will be provided to applicants for a tenancy):

TENANTS PROTECTION INFORMATION – Richard Kendall Estate Agent Ltd is a member of CMP Propertymark, Scheme Ref:C0124400, which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of Property Ombudsman Scheme Ref: N3734, which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on our website noted above or by contacting us on 01924 260022 or 01977 798844.

The Process

Tenants Contents Insurance

You are strongly advised to take out your own personal contents cover as these are not covered under any insurance put in place by the Landlord. Details can be found on the Homelet website by clicking here.

Further Information

As Members of ARLA (The Association of Residential Letting Agents) our staff are fully trained and highly experienced in the renting and management is residential property. This ensures that Richard Kendall offers clients the highest standards of service. To speak to a member of the Rental Team please contact us on 01924 291294 or email rented@richardkendall.co.uk.

FAQs

When will I get my deposit back?

This will be returned after the final check out has been completed and the landlord and Agent are satisfied that the property has been left in accordance with the Inventory on commencement of Tenancy.

What happens at the end of the Tenancy?

You will be required to hand all keys in, together with a completed end of tenancy check out form. The final check out will then be carried out at the earliest opportunity.

Is my deposit protected?

The tenants deposit will be held under the Tenancy Deposit Scheme operated by The Dispute Service Ltd if we are managing the property. If the Landlord is proposing to manage the property then the Landlord must place the deposit in an approved Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme. The landlord must tell you which scheme is being used.

Who is responsible for utility bills?

The tenant will be responsible for the gas, electricity, water and Council tax on commencement of tenancy.

How much will I have to pay to commence the tenancy?

One month’s rent, the bond/deposit and the Tenant’s Start Of Tenancy Charge will be payable on commencement of tenancy in cleared funds.

Are pets allowed?

This is at the discretion of the individual landlord.

What is an Inventory?

This is a comprehensive record of the condition of all items and materials at the property both externally and internally and all goods included in the tenancy.

What is furnished/unfurnished?

Every property obviously varies, but generally unfurnished would include floorcoverings, curtains or blinds, and some white goods. Furnished would include most larger items of furniture, but please contact us for further information as full inventories are provided on all properties.

What happens after I have submitted my application form?

There will be an Tenant’s Start Of Tenancy Charge to pay with the application form covering the charges for the credit and reference search. We provide all the information to the landlord and subject to successful credit checks and referencing, a decision is made as to the suitability of the applying tenant for the property.

How long is the tenancy for?

Usually a six month term initially, this may then be renewable for a further fixed period of time or you may have the option of having a periodic tenancy if the Landlord is in agreement.

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