Tenant Fees & Terms

We believe in being completely transparent regarding our fees – so you can manage the cost effectively and don’t have to worry about any hidden charges along the way.

Reservation fee: £500 per property which is then deducted from the balance of money payable (e.g. Rent) 48 hours prior to the tenancy commencing.

Security deposit: In most cases this is equal to one and a half months’ rent.

Administration fee: 14.4 days of the rental including vat. Additional tenants over and above two references will be charged at £60 including vat per application.

Check out fee: The following fees will apply when using Bournes’ independent inventory supplier and are based on the size of the property and whether it is furnished or unfurnished. There may be occasions when this is not applicable but you will be made aware of this upfront.


Number of bedrooms Unfurnished Furnished
Studio & 1 bedroom £130.80 inc VAT £130.80 inc VAT
2 bedroom £142.80 inc VAT £142.80 inc VAT
3 & 4 bedroom £154.80 inc VAT £154.80 inc VAT
5 bedroom £166.80 inc VAT £166.80 inc VAT

The following may also apply dependent upon your own individual circumstances:

Guarantor fee: £60 including vat per reference

Express check-in fee: 3.6 days of the rental inclusive of vat

A new tenancy if you have a pet: 2 months’ rent as a deposit is required instead of the standard deposit indicated above.

For more information on our services please click this link to view our tenants guide.