Landlord’s Fees

Services & Fee schedule

Our fees are competitive and we give good value for money and if required, a tailor made service to meet our Landlords’ individual needs. Please see below the outline of the services we can offer:

Tenant find & introduction only service

This Service allows you to use our Marketing and Referencing facilities and is best suited to experienced landlords wanting to manage their own property after the tenant has been found, vetted and all relevant agreements signed.

  1. Rental Valuation
  2. Market the property and advertising via local press, internet & local estate agents
  3. Identify suitable Tenant(s) for the property at the agreed rental figure.
  4. Obtain £300 hold deposit
  5. Obtain references in respect of any prospective Tenant, and Guarantor where applicable
  6. Prepare the appropriate Tenancy Agreement and Legal Notices
  7. Arrange for a professional Inventory and Schedule of Condition to be prepared (price dependent on size of property)
  8. Arrange for a professional “check in” to be carried out upon Tenant moving in (price dependent on size of property)
  9. Collect one (first) month’s rent and deposit
  10. Set up Standing Order for all future payments direct to Landlords
  11. Place the tenant’s deposit in a secure government bonded account on behalf of Landlord
  12. Notify tenants accordingly within the statutory 30 days under the terms of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme where their deposit is being held.

Once the tenancy has commenced, the Landlord will be responsible for all dealings with the Tenant(s) throughout the Tenancy including any maintenance issues/rental disputes. David Webb Residential Lettings will provide a check out service and report if requested to do so by The Landlord. As per our tenancy agreement, the check out report is paid for by the tenants.

60% OF FIRST MONTH’S RENT inclusive of vat (Minimum Fee £600 inc VAT)


Tenant find, introduction & rent collection service

This service is more suitable for Landlords who want to manage their own property after the tenant has been found, vetted and all relevant agreements signed but to have the added benefit of monthly rent collections. In addition to the services listed above under “Tenant Find & Introduction Only” the Agent will, in the course of this service, carry out the following:-

  1. Collect the monthly rent and forward it to the Landlord’s bank account every month
  2. Issue monthly Landlord statements
  3. Deal with any rental issues

Once the tenancy has commenced, the Landlord will be responsible for all dealings with the Tenant(s) throughout the Tenancy including any maintenance issues. David Webb Residential Lettings will deal with any rental disputes. David Webb Residential Lettings will provide a check out service and report if requested to do so by The Landlord. As per our tenancy agreement, the check out report is paid for by the tenants. If the tenant(s) deposit is held by the DPS, David Webb Residential Lettings will deal with the return of the tenants’ deposit, referring any disputes to the landlord.

9.6% OF MONTHLY RENTAL INCOME inclusive of vat

E.G. Agreed rental price – £1000 Fee @8% – £80  VAT @ 20% -£16 Total Fee – £96


Full management

This service is the package for Landlords requiring peace of mind that all aspects of the rental and management of their property will be handled by the Agent. The Landlord need have no direct contact with the tenant if preferred. In addition to the services listed above under “Tenant Find & Introduction” and “Tenant Find, Introduction & Rent Collection” the Agent will, in the course of this service, carry out the following:
Inform all utility companies, Southern Water & Council of tenant details, and advise of meter readings

  1. Arrange and undertake regular inspections, the first at 3 months then every 6 months throughout the tenancy.
  2. Provide quotes if required for any minor/major works required to the property
  3. Arrange and effect repairs and maintenance as per Landlord instructions
  4. Liaise with tenants on all issues relating to the property
  5. Communicate with any third party regarding neighbour disputes
  6. Negotiate renewal of tenancy as necessary
  7. Organise check out of tenants
  8. Deal with return of deposit and any deposit disputes

12% OF MONTHLY RENTAL INCOME inclusive of vat

E.G. Agreed rental price – £1000 Fee @ 10% – £100 VAT @ 20% – £20 Total Fee – £120

Additional Charges INCLUDING VAT

Full Management   Letting & Rent Collection Tenant Find Only 
Initial Set Up Fee Included Included £90.00
Negotiate renewal of tenancy & preparation of new fixed term agreement Included Included £60.00
Periodic Tenancy Admin fee Included Included £35.00
Processing check out, informing the utilities, deposit negotiations and return of deposit Included £90.00 £90.00
Admin Charge to enter into and manage Dispute with DPS ADR service £90.00 £90.00 £90.00
Organisation of Inventory report
Organisation of Check in report
Organisation of Check out report
Property Inspections Included £60.00 £60.00
Repairs/redecoration/refurbishment when the net cost of the work exceeds £500 plus vat or £600 inc vat and checking of works is necessary – based on total net invoice of works 12% N/A N/A
Project Management during void periods between tenancies POA POA POA
Periodic Property Checks during void periods between tenancies POA POA POA
Tax Administration for non UK residents with no HMRC approval £60.00
per quarter
£60.00
per quarter
N/A
Annual Tax Administration charge for non UK residents with HMRC approval £60.00 pa £60.00 pa N/A
Annual Statement of Income and Expenditure Included £60.00 N/A
Copy statements (each 12 months continual statement, or part thereof) – per request £30.00 £30.00 N/A
To process our recommended Rent and Legal Protection insurance claim Included £60 £60
Court attendances (These are part of our service commitment to our clients but we reserve the right to make a charge) – per day or part thereof £240.00 £240.00 £240.00
Service of Section 13 Notice (rent increase notice for a statutory periodic assured shorthold tenancy) Included Included £60.00
Service of Section 21 Notice to end a tenancy Included Included £60.00
Change of sharers Included £60.00 £60.00
Energy Performance Certificate
Floor plan
EPC & floor plan
Arranged directly with our energy Assessor. No VAT
£65.00
£50.00
£100.00
£65.00
£50.00
£100.00
£65.00
£50.00
£100.00

Regulatory Bodies

David Webb Residential Lettings are members of the property redress The Property Ombudsman Scheme (TPOS) (www.tpos.co.uk) and National Landlords Association. We currently do not have ‘client money protection’ however all client’s monies are kept in a ring-fenced segregated client’s account with HSBC Brighton. The DPS (The Deposit Protection Service) is a designated deposit protection scheme approved under the provisions of the Housing Act 2004. We are registered with the appropriate authority in accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2007. So you can therefore be sure our procedures and advice are both professional and thorough.