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RE: Information for tenants


All Your questions answered.

Letting a property through Re: Location Lettings could not be easier. The following information has been put together to assist you and answer any questions you may have about letting one of our properties in Birmingham City Centre or the West Midlands.

If you have any further queries please contact an agent on 0121 616 5170 or E-Mail: info@relocationlettings.com. Alternatively you can register your details and query and we will get back to you.

To view one of our properties click here

RE: Handy hints for finding the perfect property for you:

RE: Frequently Asked Questions from Tenants:

  1. How do I make an appointment to view a property?
  2. What will I have to pay in order to rent one of Re: Location properties?
  3. Can I still rent one of your properties if I am a student?
  4. How long does it take to move into a property?
  5. What is the minimum lease I can take?
  6. When do I get my deposit back?
  7. Are all your properties checked for safety?
  8. What happens if something goes wrong with the property?
  1. Making an appointment to view one of our properties is easy; either phone, email or register your details and query and an agent will get back to you. We offer viewings Monday to Friday 10am til 8pm or Saturday 11am till 5pm . We will even offer Sunday viewings and early morning viewings for special circumstances.
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  2. When renting a Relocation Lettings property all you pay is the first month's rent, a deposit; this equals a month's rent. For some of the more expensive properties a 6 week deposit will be required, and for all properties an administration fee will be charged. The administration fee is a one off payment of £250.00* per single person and a £400.00* per couple and this covers credit checks, administration, inventories, reference checks and contract check in and out. No matter how many properties you rent through Relocation Lettings, you only pay the administration fee once. *Please note that for international tenants who require both visa control and credit checks this administration fee will be £300.00 per person, this is due to a new check we have to carry out as per Government Rules.
    The following table calculates what you will be required to pay:
    Monthly Rent Deposit First Months Rent Admin Fee Total to pay (first month)
    £400 pcm £400 £400 £250 £1150
    £500 pcm £500 £500 £250 £1250
    £600 pcm £600 £600 £250 £1450

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  3. You can still rent one of our properties if you are a student. All we require is a guarantor and a letter from your college or university confirming your place of study.
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  4. The minimum lease available is 6 months and the maximum is 12 months. After this time you can give us 2 month's written notice from the rent payment date to vacate the property. The landlord cannot ask you to leave within this period, however once the minimum lease term has finished, he can give you written notice to leave.
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  5. Once the property is vacant, it can take 3 to 6 days to check the relevant references. Once these have been completed and all the first months monies received and cleared you will be able to move in. We will hold the property for 7 days as soon as we receive the administration fee and we will hold the property for 4 weeks, with one month's rent as a holding deposit.
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  6. Your deposit will be returned when all bills have been settled and the condition of the property is classed as adequate. (We do not have CMP)
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  7. All of our properties are certified to the highest standards and we insist that all appliances have engineer approval and that certificates are up to date.
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  8. If the property is under our management, serious problems i.e no hot water/electricity, flood or gas leak will be dealt with within 24 hours. Less serious problems will be seen to within 48 hours. Please note that there can be exceptions with less serious repairs that exceed £150. In this instance we require instruction from the landlord.
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