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Paying for your rental property with Maxine Lester


We are very transparent with our fee structure and want to ensure that you understand the full cost of renting through us including your rent, security deposit and our fees throughout the life of your tenancy. Please ensure that you fully understand our Terms of Business and all our charges BEFORE you make an offer on a property. Please contact us if you are unsure of anything.

Thank you.

Tenancy Administration & Referencing Fee

1 Applicant £225.00

2 Applicants £375.00

Each extra Applicant £150.00

Each Guarantor £100.00

Renting with Pets

£55.00 for landlord negotiations

Staying put and Renewing your Tenancy

£50.00 to renew any tenancy, whether fixed term assured shorthold or ‘rolling’ statutory periodic tenancies


Checking-out at the end of your Tenancy

  • £80.00  Unfurnished
  • £100.00 Furnished
  • £120.00 Sharer Leaving


Paying your Security Deposit

Unfurnished: 150% 1st months’ rent – Unfurnished
Furnished: 250% 1st months’ rent – Furnished

Where pets agreed: £200 1st pet & £100 each extra pet


All fees above include VAT.

For full details of all tenant fees see our Tenant Fees and charges in the document download section.

Please call us if you have any questions on 01480 494939

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At the Autumn budget statement in 2016 the Government announced they would ban fees being charged to tenants. The Government are consulting on the detail of this and we expect the results will be published in late 2017. We have warned our landlords that the costs which have traditionally been charged to tenants are likely to be charged to them. However until the details of the ban are confirmed then we are continuing with the current arrangements as detailed above.