News Archive for September 2020

Sand flowing through an hourglass

Beating the Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline

The Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline is 31st March 2021 and action taken now will maximise your chances of beating it, time is running out.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents

Tradesman installing Smoke & CO Alarm

Landlord Guide Smoke & CO Alarms

The law relating to Smoke & CO Alarms is one of a substantial number of laws and regulations that private sector landlords must adhere to when letting a property.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents


Tenant Information

Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details Alex Neil are members of CMP (client money protect)

Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.