Charges - Professionals Clifton Road

The total cost of a tenancy per month is based on the following components.

Lease Element
This is a charge for the dedicated use of one bedroom by one person including shared use of all communal areas by that person. This component is hereinafter referred to as the “Lease Element”. This is a room dependent charge.

Utility Charge Element
This is a charge towards the cost of fuel for heating, lighting, and cooking; telephone line rental costs; a broadband facility and a licence for the the TV in the common area sitting room. This component is hereinafter referred to as the “Utility Charge Element”.

Local Authority Taxes Element (Council Tax)
A charge per tenant is levied towards payment of Council Tax per tenant irrespective of the number of tenants contracted at any time. The property is Band F for Council Tax purposes.

Communal Cleaning Charge Element
This is a charge for regular fortnightly cleaning of the common areas including the vestibule, hall, stairs, landings, bathroom, shower room, kitchen, utility room and sitting room. This component is hereinafter referred to as the “Communal Cleaning Charge Element”. These cleans take place every second Monday by Maid2Clean starting around 9-9.30am. This cleaning is intended to be supplementary to normal household cleaning carried out by tenants. As requested, as required, and at an extra cost, the professional cleaners may also be contracted to undertake cleaning of individuals rooms.

Bedroom Cleaning Charge Element
As mentioned above a charge may also be made for regular but optional professional cleaning of the tenant’s personal or private area of the property. This component is hereinafter referred to as the “Bedroom Cleaning Charge Element”. This service can be provided as requested by the tenant. At an extra cost it may also be possible to arrange a regular bed linen and clothing collection, cleaning and delivery service for tenants if required and if requested.

Gardening Charge Element
This is a charge for regular gardening services associated with external areas of the property. This component is hereinafter referred to as the “Gardening Charge Element”. The gardening service will take place every second Monday from late Spring through to early Autumn (with supplementary works as required) by Aberdeen Property Services. This will involve, cutting grass, weeding, cutting the front garden hedge, clipping shrubs, sweeping, and taking away any clippings and waste. This gardening service is not intended to preclude any gardening which tenants may wish to undertake.

Window Cleaning Element
This is a charge for external window cleaning services around the property. This component is hereinafter referred to as the “Window Cleaning Element”.

All Inclusive Cost - The Rent
The overall cost of tenancy is thus the aggregate of several components costs as defined above.

Cost of Tenancy (call it "Rent" for simplicity) = Cost of Lease Element + Cost of Utility Charge Element + Cost of Council Tax Element + Communal Cleaning Charge Element + Gardening Charge Element + Window Cleaning Element

All inclusive rent for each room is thus currently set to be:

Bedroom 1 £555
Bedroom 2 £n/a
Bedroom 3 £495
Bedroom 4 £510
Bedroom 5 £545
Bedroom 6 £535

Deposit
In addition to one months advance Rent, a sum equal to the monthly "Rent" is also required as a deposit prior to tenancy agreement for the property being signed. This means that tenants taking up a tenancy within the property will have to pay the following deposit in advance of taking up the tenancy.

Bedroom 1 £555
Bedroom 2 £n/a
Bedroom 3 £495
Bedroom 4 £510
Bedroom 5 £545
Bedroom 6 £535

Further Details
For further details see the supplied Indicative Tenancy Agreement.