We charge no fees for setting up your AST.
We charge no fees for Vetting and credit checks.
It is illegal for landlords or letting agents to charge certain fees to tenants on new or renewed tenancy agreements that were signed on or after 1 June 2019.
You should check what fees (if any) the agent will charge and ensure they are complying with the Tenant Fees Act 2019 before agreeing to allow them to let out your property.
Any landlords or letting agents found to be in breach of the Act are liable for a fine of up to £5,000 in the first instance and if a further breach is committed within 5 years, they are liable for a fine of up to £30,000 or prosecution. Read the government guidance for landlords and letting agents on the Tenant Fees Act 2019.
You may find it helpful to engage an agent to let and/ or manage your property, particularly if you do not have the time to manage the property yourself. You should check that the agent complies with all relevant regulations and if they are a member of an accredited professional body.
247 Property Services Limited is a member of , which is a client money protection scheme with UKALA and has been "Total Loss Client Money Protection" membership no 135471.
247 Property Services Limited is also a member of PRS "Property Redress Scheme". You can find out more details on the agent’s website or by contacting the agent directly.
247 Property Services is a certified Safe Agent.
Service Standards for Tenants
The first step in safeguarding your future tenancy is to find a property to rent through a letting agent.
A good way to ensure that you do this is to look for the sign that the firm is accredited by safeagent.
Agents commit to the service standards outlined below and will advise you about the associated costs of renting a property.
The Tenant Fees Act sets out the Government’s approach to banning letting fees for tenants. The key measures of the Act include:
Alongside rent and deposits, agents and landlords will only be permitted to charge tenants fees associated with: