Tenant info

With branches across England including nearby offices in Coventry, Birmingham, and Hatfield; Nicholas Humphreys Estate Agents in Northampton is in an enviable position of being able to provide professional and student landlords and tenants with expert knowledge to let your property or find a new home.

We aim to provide quality accommodation for families, young professionals, students, and all tenants across the Northampton area and beyond.

We provide an exceptional choice of properties for professional and student tenants in Northampton, and we are the first choice for many tenants looking for houses and flats in the area.

With friendly and knowledgeable staff and properties coming onto the market all the time we will ensure your house hunt runs smoothly.

As per the Tenant Fees Act 2019


To Reserve a property, a holding deposit equivalent of 1 week’s rent is payable, should you be offered, and you accept a tenancy with our landlord, then your holding deposit will be credited to the first month’s rent due under the tenancy.

Please Note: This will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s)) withdraws from the tenancy, fail a Right-to-Rent check, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 15 calendar days (or other Deadline for Agreement as mutually agreed in writing).

Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent under £50,000 per year): Maximum of five weeks rent

Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent over £50,000 per year): Maximum of six weeks rent

Unpaid Rent:
Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Rent Due Date until paid to pursue non-payment of rent. Please Note: This will not be levied until the rent is more than 14 days in arrears.

Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s):
Tenants are liable to the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith and new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there will be a charge of £15 per hour (Inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).

Variation of Contract (Tenant’s Request):
£50 (Inc. VAT) per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

Change of Sharer (Tenant’s Request):
£50 (Inc. VAT) per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher.



Tenant Fees for pre-1st June 2019 tenancies

Explanation of our tenant fees permitted under the Tenant Fees Act 2019 transitional provisions, where fees are written into existing tenancy agreements. These apply to all tenancy agreements granted or signed and executed before 1st June 2019, and can be charged up until 31st May 2020

Checkout Fee £90

Late Payment Fee £25

Client Money Protection 

Client Money Protection

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