Renting with Sterling
Covering Tring, Berkhamsted, Aylesbury, Wendover, Hemel Hempstead, Kings Langley, Abbots Langley & Watford

Whether you are an experienced renter or just starting out, Sterling operate to a strict criteria of transparency, so you have no surprises along the way, all costs associated with letting are clearly displayed both on our website and on our property particulars.

Once you have moved in our support and service doesn’t stop there, we have a dedicated property management department to ensure that should there be any issues during your tenancy we can act quickly to rectify either directly or via the landlord.


£425 per property for up to 2 persons, £175 per additional applicant, £125 per guarantor. £300 for company checks. This Charge is Inclusive of VAT.

Tenancy Set Up

Tenancy setup and associated administration, this includes the legal documentation of the tenancy agreement, registration with local authority and utility companies. £125. Checkout is a per property cost dependent on property size; Unfurnished properties up to 3 beds - £170, 4 Beds or more - £200, Furnished rentals will incur a 50% loading to this charge. Each property comes with a full inventory and conditions report featuring colour photographs, meter readings and essential information on the property.

Renewals - £125 Inc Vat - Upon renewing the tenancy at the end of the fixed term there is an early payment discount; this charge is reduced to £100 if you send payment back with your renewal form or make an electronic payment within 7 days of the date on the renewal letter..

Post Tenancy Reference For New Agent / Landlord - £25 Per Tenant - This must be paid every time a request is received in order for us to provide all/any required information to a new landlord/agent.

Late Payment - £48 Inc Vat Plus Interest on late rent at base rate plus 10% - This charge will only be levied if a payment is not made by the due date as per the terms of the tenancy agreement.

Breach Of Tenancy - £30 inc Vat - This charge will only be levied if we have to write to you regarding a breach of the terms of the tenancy agreement.

Lock Out - £48 inc Vat - This charge will only be levied if you need us to attend and gain access with the master keys as a result of a lock-out and/or loss of keys.

Split payment or Cash Payment at Branch - £12 inc Vat - This charge will only be levied if an invoice (other than the initial invoice) is part paid or paid in cash at branch.

Security Deposit

Subject to Landlord agreement, this is usually 1.5 months rent with an additional half months rent (therefore two months total) if pets are to be kept at the property, this is a per property not per tenant charge. There is no VAT on a Security Deposit.

A detailed breakdown of these non-optional charges, information on how the refundable security deposit is calculated as well as information about all other charges you may incur over the duration of a let through Sterling can also be found on our reference forms.


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