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Haringey Area Guide

Guide to Haringey

Located in north of London Haringey has remained largely rural until the 18th century. Haringey encompasses some of the most desirable residential areas in London, including Muswell Hill, Crouch End and Highgate, as well as the up and coming pockets such as Tottenham and Woodgreen. With areas around Tottenham Hale tube and rail station, the area is going through large-scale regeneration with a lot of new built flats as well as physical improvements that is noticeable in every part of the local area helping to boost the local economy and attract new business opportunities.  

Haringey has many neighbourhoods which are popular choices with young families due to the many parks, woodland, and green spaces including Tottenham Marshes. Crouch Hill has a good variety of options when it comes to the cafes and restaurants, catering for all breakfast, sandwiches, and world-food. Green lanes is another popular destination amongst the locals catering countless Turkish grill restaurants.

Wood Green is the cultural hot spot of Haringey with the shopping centre housing multiplex main retail shops and multiplex cinemas. This borough is diverse and bustling; and with panoramic view of London, Alexandre Palace beloved by locals, houses great scenery, events concerts, sporting contests and exhibitions.

Located in north of London Haringey has remained largely rural until the 18th century. Haringey encompasses some of the most desirable residential areas in London, including Muswell Hill, Crouch End and Highgate, as well as the up and coming pockets such as Tottenham and Woodgreen. With areas around Tottenham Hale tube and rail station, the area is going through large-scale regeneration with a lot of new built flats as well as physical improvements that is noticeable in every part of the local area helping to boost the local economy and attract new business opportunities.  

Haringey has many neighbourhoods which are popular choices with young families due to the many parks, woodland, and green spaces including Tottenham Marshes. Crouch Hill has a good variety of options when it comes to the cafes and restaurants, catering for all breakfast, sandwiches, and world-food. Green lanes is another popular destination amongst the locals catering countless Turkish grill restaurants.

Wood Green is the cultural hot spot of Haringey with the shopping centre housing multiplex main retail shops and multiplex cinemas. This borough is diverse and bustling; and with panoramic view of London, Alexandre Palace beloved by locals, houses great scenery, events concerts, sporting contests and exhibitions.

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INFORMATION FOR TENANTS 

When renting a property, there are various costs that you will need to take into consideration when making an offer. 

BEFORE YOU MOVE IN 

Advance rent: Rent is usually payable in advance for each tenancy. You will therefore need to pay, as a minimum, the first months’ rent prior to the commencement of your tenancy, although the amount payable may differ dependent on the terms of your tenancy. 

A refundable holding deposit. you will be required to pay one weeks rent and this will be either returned or offset against the refundable tenancy deposit within 7 days, or up to a maximum of 15 days. This is required in order to submit your offer to the landlord. If accepted this amount will be deducted from the total monies due. The payment is refundable if your offer is not accepted.

   

Deadline for agreement if a tenancy has not yet been entered into. Locus Estates will retain the holding deposit if the tenant provides false or deceptive information which affects Locus Estates decision to rent the property to the prospective tenant, if the prospective tenant fail a right to rent check, or if the prospective tenant withdraws from the agreement. 

A refundable tenancy deposit. Five weeks’ rent 

Changes to the tenancy agreement at the tenant’s request. In the event to make changes to a tenancy agreement A tenancy swap fee of £50 (inc. VAT) plus any reasonable costs incurred if higher, will be payable by the tenant. Please note that Tenancy Swaps are subject to the landlord’s consent and reference approval. 

Default Fee - early termination of tenancies. Early Termination of Contract at the tenant’s request: In the event that you wish to leave your contract early, you will be required to pay the landlord’s costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent, council tax and utilities due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. The costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy. 

Default Fee - late payment of rent. Locus Estates may only charge tenants a default fee of interest on rent that is 14 days or more overdue. The fee will not exceed interest of 3% above Bank of England's base rate for each day that the payment is outstanding. 

Replacement of keys or other security devices in the event that any keys or other security devices are lost and need to be replaced, you will be required to pay the costs of replacing them. If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, you will be required to pay the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord any other persons requiring keys. 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). If tenants require copy of the keys outside working hrs they will need to pay the reasonable delivery cost for the keys to be delivered to the property address.

TENANT PROTECTION

LOCUS ESTATES  is a member of UKALA (The UK association of Letting Agents) membership number : 190813, which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman Scheme MEMBERSHIP NUMBER : D12308 which is a redress scheme.

 

Letting Fee Information

The asking rent does not include letting fees. Our standard administration fee (which covers general administration and preparation of paperwork) is £xxx (£xxx+VAT). A security deposit, usually equivalent to six weeks rent, is also payable.

Depending on your circumstances and the property you select, one or more of the following may also be charged to you upfront;

Fees may be charged on a per person or per property basis, please call us on 020 7249 2004