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Halstow Primary School Summer Festival

Brown & Brooke Sponsor Halstow Summer Festival 2019

A great day for local families!

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For Our Tenants...

At Brown & Brooke we understand that renting a property can be quite daunting. From sky-high agency fees, to demanding referencing processes it can all be quite scary. When in reality, it should be trouble free, simple and straight forward!

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Brown & Brooke To Let Board 2016

Brown & Brooke Landlord Information

With all clients, both old and new, both Landlords and Vendors we like to keep it simple and straight forward. From the first point of valuation, Brown & Brooke will tailor your every need for the letting of your property.

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After a prosperous 2017 and a great start to 2018 we decided to enter The Negotiator Awards 2018. We are extremely proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for TWO categories at this year's prestigious event!

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The arrival of the month of March brings the arrival of Spring! With the trees blossoming and the daffodils coming to life, this is the perfect time to show off your property.

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The Bridge Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2018

Brown and Brooke sponsor The Bridge Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2018

We are proud sponsors of The Bridge Annual Easter Egg Hunt for 2018! Taking place Sunday 18th March 2018 2.30pm - 4.30pm at East Greenwich Pleasaunce, SE10.

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Brown & Brooke Sponsored Halstow Christmas Fair 2017

Brown & Brooke Sponsored Halstow Christmas Fair 2017

This year we were proud sponsors of the Halstow Christmas fair and we are truly amazed with the success this year!

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Brown & Brooke Sponsor Halstow Christmas Fair 2017

Brown & Brooke Sponsor Halstow Christmas Fair 2017

The Halstow Primary School Christmas Fair is a brilliant afternoon for local families.

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Black Friday Offers

Brown & Brooke Black Friday Offers 2017!

With Christmas around the corner everyone wants to save their pennies. Why not take this into consideration with selling or renting your property? By seeing what you can save with Brown & Brooke this Black Friday!

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Brown & Brooke sponsor Halstow School Christmas Fair 2016

Brown & Brooke sponsor Halstow School Christmas Fair 2016

Come along to Halstow Primary School Christmas Fair Sunday 11th December 2016!

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Sales

We have successfully sold properties in Blackheath, Greenwich, Charlton, Woolwich, Deptford, Lewisham and beyond. If you want the focused attention that only a small independent can offer, look no further.

Lettings

As a fully qualified ARLA agency, we are able to offer a thorough, comprehensive and legally compliant tenant finding service for our local landlord clients. We feel fortunate to have so many repeat clients that come to us whenever they need new tenants.

Management

This is what we do best. We manage over 100 properties for landlords throughout the South East of London (and even some north of the river). We pride ourselves on our quality of communication throughout and the relationship we attempt to build with tenants in order to provide a smooth service for our clients.

Advice

Advice is free! We are happy to have our “brains picked” even if you are not a client or customer. We are here to help our local community – so whether you need a great plumber, or what a second opinion on a planned refurbishment, just give us a bell.

Inventories

We are also fully qualified to provide inventories for landlords. So, even if you do not want us to find your tenants, or you want to manage the property yourself – and inventory is still a great idea.

Property Valuations

All agents offer free valuations, but it is always good to get more than one opinion. Additionally, if you are planning a major renovation – we would be very happy to provide a “Before & After” service.

Portfolio Reviews

For multi-unit landlords, we recommend a full portfolio review every couple of years. Give us a bell to find out more.

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Fees

Brown & Brooke Tenant Charges

At Brown & Brooke we like to keep it simple and straight forward so there are no hidden fees or hidden costs. So Tenants, below are the permitted payments that you may incur before, during or after your tenancy:

Holding Deposit
A holding deposit is what is required to reserve a property once a rental offer is agreed. A holding deposit will be withheld should a tenant or guarantor fail any reference or Right-To-Rent check, if any misleading or false information is given or the tenant does not sign a tenancy agreement within 15 calendar days (unless mutually agreed in writing otherwise).
One weeks rent (per tenancy)
Rent in AdvanceOne month
Security Deposit 
Per Tenancy, rent under £50,000 per year5 weeks rent
Per Tenancy, rent above £50,000 per year6 weeks rent
Unpaid RentAny unpaid rent will be charged at 3% above the Bank of England base rate from the Rent Due Date in order to pursue the non-payment of rent until the amount outstanding is paid.
Loss of Keys, Access/Security DeviceTenants will be charged and are liable for the costs of replacing any keys, access or security devices. In a result of a loss where a lock is required to be changed, the costs of a locksmith, a new lock and keys needed for any relevant party will all be charged to the tenant.
Variation of contract any time 
To cover costs for preparations and execution of new documents required£50 (Incl. VAT)
Change of Sharer or Replacement Tenant at any time£50 (Incl. VAT)
To cover costs for any costs for referencing and Right-To-Rent checks on new tenants, deposit registration and preparation and execution of new documents required 
Early TerminationShould a tenant wish to leave a property early, when there is no break-clause in place, the tenant will be liable for all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of a new tenancy as well as costs for re-letting of the property. This cost will not be any more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.

 

Brown & Brooke calculate rent per week and per calendar month from the annual rental income for the chosen property. Please note deposit amounts will vary from property to property, but the rest of our fees are fixed for every tenancy. Please contact us if you have any questions. Brown & Brooke are happy to provide complimentary rental advice for both Landlords and Tenants.

Refundable Holding deposit - Capped at 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit - Capped at 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - Capped at £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent - Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs or give the tenant the option to purchase themselves

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc - Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated in contract

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details - C0129184

Property Redress Scheme  Membership details - The law requires your membership details