Tenants

Tenants

Oppida are a professional, reputable independent estate and lettings agency in SE16, London. We have property to rent in Canada Water, Bermondsey, Surrey Quays, London Bridge, Deptford, Greenwich, New Cross and beyond. We offer a flexible, professional and personal service and a wide range of properties, from studio apartments, riverside penthouses or family homes.
 
Our lettings team have excellent local knowledge and are also members of industry regulators including The Property Ombudsman Service, ARLA and deposit protection schemes.
 
Begin your search for a property quickly and simply by entering your search criteria on our website. Registering for email or text alerts will ensure you are informed whenever a new property to rent becomes available.
 

TENANTS FEES

 

Oppida Estates - Permitted Fee Information for Tenants


Fees payable to Agent

Oppida Estates are a member of The Property Ombudsman.
Oppida Estates are a member of a client money protection scheme. The name and address of the client money protection scheme provider is 
Safeagent,
Cheltenham Office Park, Hatherley Lane,
Cheltenham GL51 6SH 

Holding Deposit - This is a refundable deposit or will act as a down payment toward the first months' rent if you successfully enter into an Assured Shorthold Tenancy - Equivalent of 1 Weeks' Rent

Security Deposit (Assured Shorthold Tenancy up to 50k per annum rent) Equivalent of 5 Weeks' Rent

Security Deposit (Assured Shorthold Tenancy above 50k per annum rent and Non-Housing Act Tenancies) Equivalent of 6 Weeks' Rent

Company Tenancy and Non-Housing Act Tenancies (Including Referencing and Contracts) - £120 inclusive of VAT 

Check-In Fee (Assured Shorthold Tenancy above 50k per annum rent and Non-Housing Act Tenancies) £108 - £228 inclusive of VAT dependent on property size

Rent Default (Non-Payment of Rent after 14 days) 3% above base rate of the Bank of England

Landlord Reference to onward companies or landlord (Non-Housing Act Tenancies) £42 per reference

Amendments or Changes to the Tenancy requested by the tenant. -£50 inclusive of VAT

Lost Keys / Lost Security Devices Cost of replacement + £30 inclusive of VAT

Early Termination of Tenancy - If for any reason, you request your landlord to agree to end the tenancy earlier than the end date set out in the tenancy agreement (or in line with any break clause included in the tenancy agreement) then he/she does not have to agree to this. However, should your landlord agree, then he/she can ask you to reimburse him/her for any financial loss he/she might suffer as a result. This may include... the equivalent of letting fee already paid to the agent by the landlord from the date you wish to end your tenancy until the date the tenancy ends contractually (variable) as well as the New Tenancy Set Up Fee of £360 inclusive of VAT.

CODES OF PRACTICE

Oppida Estates are member of The Property Ombudsman, The National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS), Safe Agent Fully Endorsed (SAFE) and complies with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme. These memberships provide sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants with an assurance that they will receive the highest level of customer service.