Holiday Rentals


  1. Advise you on your expected rental return for the holiday rental of your property
  2. Advise you on how to prepare your home appropriately to meet the needs of a holiday rental tenant
  3. Advertise your property on specific websites and on our website
  4. Show your property to prospective tenants
  5. Prepare a short let tenancy agreement
  6. Collect full payment for the rental, any security deposit and any additional cleaning fee
  7. Prepare a statement of account for each holiday rental tenant and deposit the rent directly into the landlord’s given account (less our letting fees and any other outgoings)
  8. Check the tenants into the flat, show them how to operate the appliances give them information about the local area and provide them with two sets of keys
  9. Check the tenants out of the flat, collect the keys, check the condition of the flat and refund any deposit
  10. Changing of linen, towels, arrange for cleaning of the flat to a presentable and usable condition for the next tenants
  11. Arrange for the laundry of the soiled linen and towels

Lexingtons Estate AgentsFees:

The fees for the above services are 20% + VAT, of the total rental charged. We will charge the tenant an additional fee to cover the cost of cleaning and laundry at the end of their tenancy.

In addition there may be other charges for additional services which may include redecorating of your flat, replacement of furniture and furnishings and any other repairs or maintenance.

Please note that in order to rent your property for the purposes of holiday rental you will be required to:

  1. Obtain consent for holiday rental from your freeholder (if any).
  2. Ensure that your insurance company is aware that you will be undertaking holiday rental in your property and that they still honour the terms of their insurance
  3. You will be liable to continue to pay council tax, TV licence fee, service charge, ground rent, the electricity bill, the gas bill (if any), the water rates bill and any fee for broadband at the premises.
  4. It is a legal requirement to ensure that your property still has a valid gas safe certificate (if applicable), an energy performance certificate, a working smoke and heat alarm, a first aid kit and fire prevention apparatus.
  5. It is also a legal requirement for you to account to the Inland Revenue for any income received from the holiday rental of your property.

Should you be considering the holiday rental of your property, please feel free to call us on 0207 435 7775 or email us on info@lexingtons.com.

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