Charges for Landlords

Term Letting fee including rent collection (per term)

  • Year 1 12% inc VAT
  • Year 2 9.6% inc VAT
  • Year 3 onwards 7.2% inc VAT


  • Deposit registration admin cost £42 inc VAT
  • Ad-hoc inspections £54 inc VAT


Management is charged at an additional 6% inc VAT per term and includes the following services:

  • Refurbishment management
  • Additional visits (flat prep etc)
  • Mid-term and full annual inspections
  • 24/7 contact with management division
  • Arrange repairs (providing at least 2 quotes from different companies)

Services NOT charged for but provided

Abacus Estates will not charge you an additional fee for organising, administering or providing any of the following services. Any costs are direct charges from the suppliers themselves:

  • Compliance
  • Renewal tenancy agreements
  • Check outs


Abacus Estates accept the following methods of payment (Late payments will be charged at 3% above the Bank of England base rate):

  • BACS
  • CHAPS (£30 inc VAT per transaction)s

Tenant Fees

Substitution of Tenant / Additional Tenant
If a substitution of Tenant or additional Tenant is being added to the tenancy agreement there is a charge of £50 inc VAT to cover contract costs and administration. This is to be split equally between incoming and outgoing tenants.


Property Valuations

We offer a free, no obligation valuation service. We prepare and research thoroughly before we visit your property - always by appointment. We know the correct valuation for your property because we are local experts and, in any case, the more valuations we do, the better our guide will be. Please contact us to see how we can help you.

Quality Marketing

Marketing your property starts with appealing visual imagery. Our main goal is to add a personal touch to our property photos. We have our own in-house photographer who does all our photoshoots and allows us to truly represent our vision. We make sure you get the highest possible quality so that your property stands out from the crowd.

Property Management

Let us take the strain and anxiety out of managing your property with our hands-on approach. Our landlords can be assured that we will act on their behalf and with their best interests at heart. To ensure a fast, efficient and informative service for our landlords, we have installed the latest computer technology so that clients' payments can be made by electronic transfer, followed up with a detailed statement of accounts.

Legal and Financial Advice

Moving house can be one of the most stressful times of your life. However we know that by using our friendly, recommended law firm, Curry Popeck, that your conveyancing work will be dealt with speedily and efficiently. Stonehouse Financial is our recommended partner for mortgages & Enra Group for second charges, investment funding or bridging.
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Relocation Assistance

We are proud to be affiliated with Aussie Man & Van removals who are a market leading relocation firm covering the whole of the UK. They provide reliable relocation services and are fully insured by the BAR to give you the utmost peace of mind while your belongings are being moved.
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Our maintenance partner is APS Maintenance Ltd (APS) who have many years’ experience in residential property maintenance and building. With fully certified employees on call 24 hours a day, they provide an unparalleled service and speedy response to all maintenance issues.
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