Renting A Property

Craven & Company are located in the heart of Sale, but we also have properties available to rent throughout South Manchester and Cheshire.


Call now on 0161 973 6969 to chat about renting a property in South Manchester

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Please register your property requirements below and we will inform you immediately of suitable new instructions, price changes and properties that become re-available that match your criteria.

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How To Rent

This simple how-to guide will help tenants and landlords know what their rights and responsibilities are. It also provides a check list and detailed information on each stage of the process.

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Tenant Charges

At Craven & Company we believe in complete transparency when it comes to tenant charges. This is a breakdown of the charges that may occur when you rent a property through Craven & Company.

Reserving A Property

To secure a property a property you would be required to submit an application along with the necessary requested additional proof requested on the application form.

A guarantor may be required subject to the outcome of your referencing and/or your personal circumstances .

Holding Deposit will be payable on submission of your application and will amount to the equivalent of one weeks rent. Once paid there is a 15 day deadline for agreement. If the application is successful monies will be applied towards the first payment of rent . If the Landlord decides not to enter into a tenancy the holding fee will be repaid within 7 days of this decision .

The holding fee can be retained by the Landlord or Agent subject to any breaches under the terms and conditions of the Tenant Fees Act 2019 and we will supply written notification within 7 days of this decision.

The deposit would be equivalent to 5 weeks rental amount and we are members of the government backed Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS). The deposit will be registered within 30 days of the start of the tenancy. If your Landlord manages the property it will be their responsibility to register the deposit with their government backed scheme.

As members of the Property Redress Scheme you can rest assured that we are an expert and a responsible team of property professionals.

Right To Rent

From 1 February 2016 all occupiers of private rented accommodation in England, aged 18 or over must prove that they have the right to live in the UK legally. As part of the referencing process your Right to Rent in England will be verified.

Tenancy Charges

Further charges may be applicable to some tenancies and are outlined below:


Pre-Tenancy

Item Fee
Holding deposit equivalent of one weeks rent Equivalent to 1 weeks rent

During A Tenancy

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Item Fee
If a tenant requests a variation, assignment or novation of the tenancy (upon agreement with the Landlord) a permitted fee is payable to oversee this procedure. £50
For a breach of tenancy If a fault/breakdown/blockage is reported and found to be due to the tenant(s) negligence OR if no fault is found, the tenant will pay the Contractor’s call out fee £75
Covering the cost of replacement lock(s) in the case of tenant(s) negligence £85
Pay the cost of replacement fob, in the case of tenant(s) negligence £75
Late payment fee 3% above Bank of England base rate

Ending A Tenancy

Item Fee
Landlord reference fee and Check out fee (see 4.1.5 or 6.9 ) of the lease (This applies to any tenancies dated before June 1st 2019) £20 & £50

Craven & Company Ltd is a member of PRS ( Property Redress Scheme)


Report A Problem

Please complete the form below, or during working hours, call our branch on 0161 973 6969


Emergency Contact Numbers

GAS LEAK

Call the National Grid on 0800 111 999


FIRE

Call the fire services on 999


WATER LEAK

Call the United Utilities water leak helpline on 0800 330033


POLICE (EMERGENCY)

Call the police on 999


POLICE (NON-EMERGENCY)

For non-emergency issues, call the police on 101