Information For Tenants
For tenants it’s not just about finding the right property, it’s ensuring you also choose the right agent. Matthews Benjamin Lettings is a forward thinking lettings agent handling prestigious rental properties in the Lake District and North Lancashire. We offer a wealth of knowledge, experience and commitment on a day to day basis to those tenants who command the best customer service.
Registering Your Interest
Call, email or pop in to your local Matthews Benjamin branch to register on our tenant mailing list. Alternatively, you can complete our applicant information sheet. Matthews Benjamin offer accompanied viewings 7 days a week to ensure we offer the flexibility our clients crave.
Holding Deposit (Per Tenancy): On submitting an application a holding deposit which will not exceed 1 week rent will be taken & held by the agent. This is to reserve a property, pending references. If your application is successful the deposit will be deducted from your 1st months’ rent.
Please Note: The holding deposit will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s) withdraw 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).
All adults (Over 18) permanently residing at the property must complete the following:
- Brief pre application questionnaire.
- Complete an online comprehensive application (VOUCH), including right to rent.
- Pay 1 months rent and deposit.
- Sign the Tenancy Documents.
No applications will be considered without prior viewing of the property; whilst we will endeavour to arrange a commencement date which is mutually convenient there are no guarantees this can be made upon application for dates/times.
For a more in depth look at the tenant journey please click here.
Matthews Benjamin Lettings recommends that you should have adequate insurance cover (minimum cover £2,500) when undertaking a tenancy so that any accidental damage to the Landlords furniture, fixtures and fittings in the property is covered along with your own belonging