The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) is the UK's foremost professional body solely concerned with the self-regulation of letting agents. Since 1981 ARLA has been actively promoting the highest standards across every aspect of residential lettings and management in the Private Rented Sector.
Seven simple steps away to rent:
1. Register yourself with Canary Properties
2. Find your ideal place in our available properties
3. Request to view the property
4. Put an offer forward
5. Pay the holding deposit to secure the property
6. Start the references
7. Sign the contracts and move in!
Fees and terms for Tenants
Application Fee - £295 – (Contract negotiation and drawing up the tenancy agreement)
Referencing Fee - £75 per adult – (This includes employer’s reference, previous landlord, income check, credit score, and ID check.
Guarantor Fee - £95 per guarantor (Preparation of Deed of Guarantee)
Preparation of inventory check-out payable in advance:
- Studio £125
- 1 bed £135
- 2 bed £155
- 3 bed £175
- 4 bed £195
- 5 bed £215
- 6 bed+ £250
Payable prior to moving into the property.
DURING YOUR TENANCY:
Amendment Fee £195 (Contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement during your tenancy including Tenant swaps)
Lost key service - £35 for arranging new keys plus the cost of the keys/fobs.
The Landlord requires the payment of a “Commitment Fee” (also knowns as Holding Deposit) by the prospective tenants when their application to rent a property is made. The “Commitment Fee” will be usually held by us as stakeholder in a Client Monies account. This Payment is a token of good faith only and does not oblige our client landlord to let the property detailed above or any other property to you. It does not commit the landlord to granting the tenancy but is required as proof of your intention and commitment to proceed.
If you withdraw from the proposed let for any reason then the Commitment fee will not be refunded. However, should our client landlord decide not to proceed with the proposed tenancy then the commitment fee shall be returned to via BACS method to a single UK Bank account; please allow up to 5 working days. If the prospective letting proceeds satisfactorily then the full amount paid will be applied towards the initial monies required in respect to the transaction.
A security deposit of 6 weeks rental will normally be required. This deposit will be treated in accordance with the Deposit Protection Service (DPS), and you will be provided with the appropriate prescribed information and receive details regarding the scheme used. The deposit is held to cover damage, breakages, and any other liabilities under the terms of your tenancy agreement. The scheme protects both tenants and landlords from fraud. Please note that under no circumstances can the deposit be used by the tenant to cover rent. For more information about DPS, please visit www.depositprotection.com.