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Each and every one of the extraordinary properties we have for sale and to rent reflects our passion for remarkable art, design and style. This passion helps us to understand our clients and inspires our enthusiastic commitment to outstanding personal service and attention to detail. Our experienced staff are all dedicated to giving impartial, expert advice, whether you’re buying, renting, selling or letting.

Our offices are based in Notting Hill and Bayswater in the heart of West London, an area we believe is truly special. Vibrant, dynamic and unique, we have spent 15 years in this area and over that time we have got to know and love everything about living and working in this inspiring neighbourhood.

Tenant letting fees

Whether you are renting on a short or long term basis through Domus Nova, below are the only letting fees that may apply throughout your tenancy. If you have any questions about our fees, please don’t hesitate to contact Domus Nova.

 

Fees for Assured Shorthold Tenancies and where the Tenant Fees Act 2019 applies

Move in (once offer agreed)

Holding Deposit and Withdrawing from tenancy

The Tenant will be asked to pay the equivalent of one week’s rent which contributes towards your initial rental payment. Should you decide to withdraw from the tenancy then these funds can be retained in accordance with these regulations, but the amount retained will not exceed the costs incurred by the agent or landlord.

During your tenancy

Changes to the Tenancy
Addenda, riders, change of tenant and/or occupant

£48.00 including VAT

Unpaid rent

Interest is payable from the date on which the rent was due until the date on which the rent is actually paid. The interest rate will be 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate.

Ending your tenancy

Early termination

Should the tenant request to leave before the end of their tenancy there will be a cost to this that will be explained but will not exceed the financial loss that a landlord has suffered in permitting, or reasonable costs that have been incurred by the agent in arranging for, the tenant to leave early.

 

Fees for Non-Housing Act Tenancies

Move in (once offer agreed)

Tenant start-up fee
Contract negotiation, amending, agreeing tenancy terms and arranging the tenancy and tenancy agreement

£288.00 including VAT per tenancy

Reference fee

£60.00 including VAT per person referenced, including all tenants and Guarantors

Failed reference check
If you do not pass the reference check, you are liable for the full cost of the reference fee

£60.00 including VAT per person, including all tenants and guarantors.

Withdrawing from tenancy
Cost of work carried out in the preparation of the tenancy agreement and pre-tenancy works completed for your anticipated move in

Once your offer is accepted, you will be asked to pay the equivalent of two week’s rent which contributes towards your initial rental payment. Should you decide to withdraw from the tenancy, any reasonable charges already incurred in the preparation of your tenancy agreement and for pre-tenancy works already completed, shall be deducted from your two week’s payment, to a maximum of £288.00 including VAT per tenancy.

During your tenancy

Changes to the Tenancy
Addenda, riders, change of tenant or occupant

£180.00 including VAT per person

Reference fee
Processing the application for referencing for all new tenants, occupants or Guarantors

£60.00 including VAT per person referenced.

Tenancy agreement renewal fee
Contract negotiation, amending, agreeing tenancy terms and arranging the tenancy agreement/memorandum of renewal and or extension agreement

£180.00 including VAT

Unpaid rent

£42.00 including VAT per unpaid or returned payment. Interest shall be payable from the date on which the rent was due until the date on which the rent is actually paid. Interest will be charged at 4% above the base rate of the Bank of England.

Ending your tenancy

Inventory check out costs
(paid at end of tenancy)

The cost of this depends on the size of the property, whether the property is furnished or unfurnished and whether there is an outdoor area belonging specifically to the property. Quotes can be obtained on request. Any missed appointments or cancellations may incur a fee payable to the third-party inventory clerk.

Professional clean

This is charged on the same basis as the ‘Inventory check out costs’. Quotes can be obtained on request.

 

About Domus Nova 

Domus Nova is a member of The Property Ombudsman.

Domus Nova has a pending application for client money protection with Client Money Protect

Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme: Deposit Protection Service

Independent redress provided by: The Property Ombudsman