At Payton Jewell Caines, we have a great choice of properties available to rent in Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot Counties, marketed via our four offices. 

We are members of The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA Propertymark), The Property Ombudsman, Rent Smart Wales (RSW), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and comply with the Deposit Protection Service (DPS).  Clients money protection is provided by RICS. These memberships provide landlords and tenants with the assurance that they will receive the highest level of customer service adhering to strict codes of conduct.

Covering all sectors of the market, we manage studio apartments through to executive family homes.  As a potential tenant or landlord, we will ensure that our team of estate agent in Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot keeps in regular contact with you; offering advice and feedback that keeps you informed and aware of developments in the rental market.

We carry out accompanied viewings and offer constructive advice and feedback after every viewing. We will work hard to get you the result that you want as quickly as possible.

The accounts department is based in Bridgend head office and maintenance is delivered through our unique online portal. Bridgend, Pencoed, Neath and Port Talbot offices all have a dedicated team of qualified negotiators.

So, for an efficient service together with professional advice, choose Payton Jewell Caines as your local agents – we have the experience and the knowledge to give you real peace of mind.

Landlord Fees

As estate agents in Bridgend, Pencoed, Neath and Port Talbot, PJC is a member of ARLA, The Property Ombudsman and is regulated by RICS Client money protection is provided by RICS

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PJC Platinum Management Service:

  • Administration Fee: £400 plus VAT (£480 inc VAT)

  • Monthly management charge*  13% plus VAT (15.6% inc VAT) of the rent received 

PJC Tenant find service:

  • Administration Fee £400 plus VAT (£480 inc VAT) payable for each letting

Other charges (All inc VAT):

  • Inventory Service £96
  • Duplicate Statements (up to 6months) £18
  • End of Year summary statement £30
  • HMRC return for NRL £60
  • HMRC collection of tax from landlords without exemption certificate 1.2%
  • Service of legal notices £72
  • Professional legal services hourly rate £144
  • Checkout (For Tenant Find/ Rent collect where we have carried out the original inventory) £96
  • Void Property inspections £18 (per visit)
  • Tenancy Renewal fee £72
  • Gas Safety Certificate £72
  • Energy Performance Certificate £84
  • Legionella Risk Assessment £84
  • Co-ordinating improvement works fee (over £800)15%
  • Withdrawal fee (after 14 days of marketing) any cost incurred by any prospective tenant £30
  • Administration charge to contractors12%
  • Transfer/Takeover of Management/ Release fee £120 per property
  • Electrical condition reports £180 (2 bedroom property) £204 (3 bedroom) and £228 (4 bedroom)
  • Combined electrical condition reports/PAT test £192 (2 bedroom property) £216 (3 bedroom) and £240 (4 bedroom)
  • PAT test £72
  • *Min charge of £60 inc VAT applies to monthly management fees

Applicant Letting Fees

PJC, are Licensed by Rent Smart Wales, is a member of ARLA Propertymark, The Property Ombudsman and is regulated by RICS. Client money protection is provided by RICS

(All fees listed below are inclusive of VAT)

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Payable by all applicants: (These fees are for tenancies prior to 1st September 2019, for fees after 1st September 2019, please click on Tenant, then fees from 1st September 2019)

  • Set up Fee (for the first applicant) £215 (per application)

(Inc identity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers/ Landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability for the first applicant – as well as contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging the tenancy and agreement)

  • Additional Tenant Fee £75 (Per adult over 18)

(Processing the application, associated paperwork and referencing)

Special circumstances:

  • Guarantor Fee (if required) £75 (Per Guarantor)

(Covering full referencing and preparing the Deed of Guarantee as part of the AST)

  • Pet Deposit £100 Per Pet (No VAT)

(To cover the added risk of property damage. This will be protected with your security deposit in a government-authorised scheme and may be returned at the end of the tenancy)

  • Saturday Move in Charge £45

  • Express Move in Charge £60

(move in within 7 days subject to written availability and referencing and receipt of all relevant documentation)

  • Fees to Change a Move in Date £30

  • Nil Deposit Option

    (In some circumstances tenants may be suitable subject to Landlords consent to optfor this scheme replacing the traditional deposit scheme and being a moreaffordable option. Please note this is a service charge payable to our thirdparty providers and not refundable during or at the end of any tenancy)

Charges during Tenancy:

  • Tenancy Renewal Fee    £72

(only due if a new term is requested after any previous fixed term)

(Contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement and account)

  • Release fee for ending your tenancy early (if agreed)  £240

(Attending the property to carry out a check out and return of the deposit and administration/ compensation costs towards Landlord fees – payable to the Landlord)

  • Future Landlord Reference Fee £18 Per Referencing Request

(Collating information and preparing a reference for a future Landlord or Letting Agent)

  • Late Payment of Rent £30

  • Breach of Tenancy Letter £30

  • Preparation and Serving of notice for breach £60

  • Wasted contractor/ staff visit £30

  • Non cancellation of standing order (after tenancy) £30

Please note that fees are non-refundable if you change your mind or references fail for any reason (e.g. poor credit history, income to rent ratio, unable to obtain a suitable guarantor) WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.