From the 1st June 2019, agents are no longer allowed to charge new applicants and new tenants any fees that relate to securing, extending or ending a tenancy. Agents will also have to cap deposits to 5-weeks’ rent, which should help ease the pain of moving house.

Not being one to follow the crowd FleetMilne, thought “Why wait until 1st June?” – so, they’re not! Yes, as of the 1st of April, FleetMilne no longer charge Tenancy Application Fees on Assured Shorthold Tenancies – AST.

This means, if you decide that one of FleetMilne’s apartments is going to be your new home, all you will be required to pay to secure your tenancy is a 5-week deposit. This is a saving of £250 per tenant! Not a bad deal, if we do say so ourselves.

If you want to save yourself even more money, consider taking advantage of the alternative deposit scheme they run. Get further details over on FleetMilne’s blog, here.

With that said, we suppose you are looking for your new home? If so, here are a few recommendations:

The Lightwell

The new kid on the block, The Lightwell is a gorgeous spot in the heart of the city, based on Cornwall Street. You’ll see the developers have worked hard to keep the character of the building alive throughout its renovation.

2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | £1,600 pcm

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1 bedroom | 1 bathroom | £725 pcm

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1 bedroom | 1 bathroom | £800 pcm

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Kenyon Forge

Nestled in the much sought-after Jewellery Quarter, Kenyon Forge is the perfect development for those looking for a village feel with all of the luxuries of city living. A stone’s throw away from the gorgeous St Pauls Square, we couldn’t think of anywhere else we’d rather be.

1 bedroom | 1 bathroom | £775 pcm

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1 bedroom | 1 bathroom | £750 pcm

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2 bedroom | 1 bathroom | £885 pcm

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You can see everything FleetMilne has to offer here.

If you want the full low-down, you can read a deep-dive into the Tenant Fees Act on FleetMilne’s blog here.

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