See below useful information on all administration fees and other frequently asked questions in relation to tenancies. All fees listed are inclusive of VAT at the current level but may vary. Get information on matters such as arranging a viewing through to processing tenancy agreements, we have also included a handy guide for students who are looking for student accommodation in Coventry. If there is any information that you require that is not listed please do contact us and a member on the team will be happy to talk you through any queries..

How can I arrange a viewing with Loveitts?
Looking for a new property can be a very stressful time - we aim to make this experience as pleasurable and stress free as possible. Once you register your interest with Loveitts, either via the website or with the office, we will book an appointment for you to view a selection of properties that meet your criteria.
What do I need to supply to Loveitts if I wish to apply for a property?
All tenants above the age of 18 need to supply an application form, photographic identifying documents, proof of income and proof of address and visa documentation to support your right to reside in the United Kingdom.
What can I supply as proof of income?
Our referencing team will accept 1: Three months’ payslips. 2. Three months’ worth of bank statements. 3. Your P60 confirming the last year of your income. 4. Job offer letter confirming your permanent salary for the foreseeable employment, or 5. Proof of funds provided by your accountant.
What can I supply as proof of address?
Our referencing team will accept: 1. A bill from a utility company or the council addressed to you at said address, or 2. A statement from your bank addressed to you at said property.
What can I supply as proof of ID?
Our referencing team will accept: 1. Passport, 2. Driving license, and 3. VISA documentation photographic permission to remain.
What means can I pay the application fee to the agency?
Payments can be made by phone, online or by visiting the office.
Do I need to visit the office before moving into my property?
Yes, you will need to visit the office to sign all relevant information before being given the key to your new home. This will also include your guarantor if you have one. We will need to witness signatures and make sure that you are fully aware of your responsibilities as tenants.
Can any of the application process be done online?
Yes, we will accept scanned document submissions via email providing that these are of a high quality. This can be for your application forms and payslips, however ID will be required in person so that we are sure of the authenticity.
Are bills included in the rent?
The majority of Loveitts managed properties are advertised and let on an exclusive basis. This means that you pay your rent to the landlord and pay the utility providers direct. All you have to do is pay the bills when they arrive! Should you wish to let a property on an all-inclusive basis, more often than not we are able to negotiate this with the landlord. Either way, all the paperwork is sorted for you!
Does my property have broadband?
Loveitts understands the importance of having super-fast broadband and where possible will obtain broadband speeds for you in advance of you applying. Properties tend to have a phone line, so it will just be down to choosing a provider to occupy your line!
How do I know that the gas supply to the property is safe?
Gas Safe Register is the official list of gas engineers who are qualified to work safely and legally on gas appliances. Landlords have responsibilities for gas safety. By law your landlord must keep all gas appliances supplied for you to use in good condition and arrange a gas safety check every 12 months. We ensure that every property has a valid gas safety certificate in place before moving you in.
Do I need to check my smoke alarms when I move into the house?
Check that there the smoke alarms on each level of your house are working, it is recommended to complete this task on a weekly basis. Don't take the batteries out even if they keep going off when you cook. It could be that they are in the wrong position. Seek advice from the fire brigade
Will I be provided with a document explaining the condition of the house when I move in?
Yes! Therefore, when you first move into a house, it's essential to check the detailed inventory (list) of contents of the house and what condition they are in. We will also take supportive photographs as well which we keep on file.
Does my let include the cost of a TV license?
No, it will not! If you have or intend to have a television, laptop of games console in use of catch-up TV on premises, it is essential that you purchase a television licence. This is a legal requirement for the enjoyment of live or catch-up broadcast television. If you have a joint tenancy you can have one licence to cover more than one television used by different occupants. If you share a house under separate agreements, or there are locks on each room/bedroom, you will need separate television licences. If you are uncertain contact the TV Licensing Agency, as if you are caught without a licence you could face a fine of up to £1,000.
How much will I have to pay for Council Tax?
Council Tax is a very important thing to consider when factoring in your expenses. It is likely to be the largest stand-alone bill that you pay for the premises. You can find out how much you will be paying by following the link below and typing your prospective postcode. https://www.gov.uk/council-tax-bands

At the beginning, during and at the end of a tenancy there will be fees payable by the tenant. These are all inclusive of VAT.

For any further questions or clarification you might require on our fees please get in touch with us.

Referencing Fees
COVENTRY & NUNEATON
Referencing fee for one applicant
£120
Referencing fee for each additional applicant
£120
Referencing fee for a company
£300
Referencing fee for change of tenant in shared property
£120
Lease signing fee for preparation of contract and additional paperwork
£150
Referencing Fees
LEAMINGTON
Referencing fee for one applicant
£120
Referencing fee for each additional applicant
£120
Referencing fee for a company
£300
Referencing fee for change of tenant in shared property
£120
Lease signing fee for preparation of contract and additional paperwork
£180
RENEWAL FEES FOR EXISTING TENANTS
NUNEATON & LEAMINGTON
Renewal Fee
£72 (6 months) & £90 (12 months)
CHECK OUT FEES
ALL OFFICES
Check out fee
£72 per property
ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES
Change of tenancy if property vacated before end of fixed term
£300 plus rent owed until property is re-let and new tenants are in occupation (subject to agreement with landlord)
TOP STUDENT AREA LOCATIONS
We know how important it is to be living in the right house in the best location, majority of the student accommodation we provide is near Coventry university . However, students have different requirements depending on whether they want to be close to Uni, the town/City centre or even train station so that those trips home with your dirty laundry aren’t so arduous! Loveitts has a portfolio of houses in varied locations nationwide so that you have the ability to find the right house for you.
VIEWING YOUR STUDENT ACCOMMODATION
Looking for a new property can be a very stressful time - we aim to make this experience as pleasurable and stress free as possible. Once you register your interest with Loveitts, either via the website or with the office, we will book an appointment for you to view a selection of properties that meet your criteria.
PAPERWORK
When you have made the decision to rent one of our properties we will provide a copy of the Tenancy Agreement and associated documents for you to read through. If you would like your parents or legal representative to take a look before signing we are able to forward these on your behalf. In order to reserve a property, prior to signing, we will require a non- refundable administration fee.
BILLS
The majority of Loveitts managed properties are advertised and let on an exclusive basis. This means that you pay your rent to the landlord and pay the utility providers direct. All you have to do is pay the bills when they arrive! Should you wish to let a property on an all-inclusive basis, more often than not we are able to negotiate this with the landlord. Either way, all the paperwork is sorted for you!
BROADBAND
Loveitts understands the importance of having super-fast broadband and where possible will obtain broadband speeds for you.
GAS
Gas Safe Register is the official list of gas engineers who are qualified to work safely and legally on gas appliances. Landlords have responsibilities for gas safety. By law your landlord must keep all gas appliances supplied for you to use in good condition and arrange a gas safety check every 12 months. <strong>Always:</strong> Ask for a copy of the landlord’s current gas safety record before you move in.<br /> Cooperate with your landlord and let a registered engineer in when a gas safety check or servicing has to be done.<br /> Check the ID card of any gas engineer that comes to do work in your home. The engineer must be Gas Safe registered.<br/>
FIRE
Check that there are smoke alarms on each level of your house and check them weekly. Don’t take the batteries out even if they keep going off when you cook. It could be that they are in the wrong position. Seek advice from the fire brigade. <br /> Dangerous electrical appliances or damaged sockets can cause fire or serious injury. Although there is no legal requirement for the landlord or agent to carry out regular checks, they are responsible for ensuring that the installations and appliances are safe to use in your student accommodation.<br /> All properties which require an HMO Licence must have a Periodic Inspection Report & Portable Appliance Electrical Certificate Check carried out at a minimum of every 3 years.
TAKING AN INVENTORY
Within your contract you may find that there are clauses that describe your obligations to look after and return the property in the same state as you received it. Many problems over return of deposits occur because of disputes over the change in condition of your student accommodation as well as its contents over the period of the tenancy, and the interpretation of the term “reasonable wear and tear”. Therefore, when you first move into a house, it’s essential to check the detailed inventory (list) of contents of the house and what condition they are in.
TV LICENSE
If you have or intend to have a television set on the premises, it is essential that you purchase a television licence. If you move into private student accommodation, your need for a television licence will depend on the type of tenancy agreement you have. If you have a joint tenancy you can have one licence to cover more than one television used by different occupants. If you share a house under separate agreements, or there are locks on each room/bedroom, you will need separate television licences. If you are uncertain contact the TV Licensing Agency, as if you are caught without a licence you could face a fine of up to £1000.