Why rent with Barkers Estate Agents? From one bedroom properties to family homes, we have expert knowledge of the local market to ensure the entire process of renting your new home runs as smoothly as possible.

We provide:

  • We help find a property that suits your needs and budget
  • We ensure the move in and move out process is quick and easy
  • We arrange viewing times to suit you, weekends and late evening
  • We always make ensure our properties are in a good condition
  • We deal with the landlord so you don't have to
  • We take care of all the legal stuff

Work with the best!

At Barkers we recognise that it is reliable tenants who are at the heart of any successful letting business. Barkers and their landlords depend on tenants who pay their rent on time and take care of the property they have rented. So we value your custom and it is important that as tenants with Barkers you enjoy the experience of renting a home with us.

Tenant Fees Schedule

First months rent:-
The first month’s rent needs to be paid via debit card three days before you sign up and receive the keys for the property.

Security Deposit (Bond):-
Up to maximum of 5 weeks rent.
This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.

Lost Key(s) or other Security device(s):-
Tenants are liable to the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord and other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there will be a charge of £15 per hour (inc VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).

Variation of Contract (Tenant request):-
£50 inc VAT per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

Change of Sharer (Tenant request):-
£50 inc VAT per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord instruction, new tenant referencing and Right to Rent checks, deposit registration as well as the preparation and execution of legal documents.

Early termination (Tenant request):-
Should the tenant wish to leave their contract early they should be liable to the landlord’s costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.

Any damages/repairs that tenants cause to a property will be deducted from the bond.

We are members of The Property Ombudsman redress scheme.


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Birkenshaw, Birstall and Cleckheaton

Birkenshaw 0113 2879344

Birstall01924 473111

Cleckheaton01274 869671

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