Hamlet Homes is a well-recognised company in Reading offering lettings, sales, property management. Our years of experience means a great deal to us, but it's the future that we're focussed on. That's why we are one of the strongest names in the property business, doing what is best for our clients and making sure the vast range of advice we offer enhances their future prosperity. Moving is a busy and exciting time and we're here to make sure the experience goes as smoothly as possible by giving you all the help you need under one roof. Hamlet Homes has always used computer and internet technology, but the company's biggest strength is the genuinely warm, friendly and professional approach that we offer all of our clients. A sign of this success is the fact that a large proportion of our business is from referrals, satisfied clients who have recommended us to friends and family. So, if you want professional help and advice on all aspects of moving home please contact us on the above number or call into our office.

We are members of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) and My Deposits (Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme). Hamlet Homes is part of client money protection scheme(CMP) and UKALA.

 

Tenancy Fees

1. Reservation Fee

£500.00 per property which is then deducted from the final balance (for example the first months’ rental payment), final balance is expected to be paid within 5-7 working days from having reserved the property. £500.00 per room in a shared property which is then deducted from the final balance (for example the first months’ rental payment), final balance is expected to be paid within 5-7 working days from having reserved the property.

2. Security Deposit

In most cases this is equal to six weeks of the rental value (worked out as monthly rental x 12 / 52 x 6)

3. Standard Administration Fee

Fees vary depending on the monthly rental and the tenant’s specific circumstances the standard administration fee is worked out as equal to two weeks of the rental value (worked out as monthly rental x 12 / 52 x 2) plus VAT. A full list of charges is detailed below.

4. Check In and Deposit Protection Fee

The tenant is responsible for the check in fee; this is used to prepare an inventory report based on the condition of the property upon the tenant moving in, the tenant will receive a written and digital inventory upon collecting their keys. This charge is £150.00 (Inc. VAT) per property.

5. Check Out Fee

The tenant is also responsible for the checkout fee; this is used to prepare a condition report based on the original inventory. This charge is to be paid upon confirming the time and date of move out towards the end of the tenancy. Up to and including two bedroom properties is £36.00, three bedroom properties is £60.00, above and including four bedroom properties is £72.00. All fees are including VAT.

The following may also apply dependent on the tenant’s specific circumstances (all fees are including VAT):-

1. Guarantor Fee - £108.00 per Guarantor

2. Renewal Fee (at end of tenancy) - £120 for a 12 month agreement, £60.00 for a 6 month agreement and £36.00 for a 3 month agreement

3. Additional Paperwork (if any copies of the tenants paperwork is lost) - £36.00 administration

4. Post Tenancy Reference Charge - £30.00 per person

5. Early Termination Charge - if the tenant requires to move out of the property before the termination of the Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement the following charge will be levied £360.00 per room in shared accommodation, £480.00 per property. 

"Staff is really helpful. Couple of Maintenence issues raised by me during my stay which were dealt promptly. Good service. "

Armad