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What to consider when looking for a rental property
March 28, 2017
A quick internet search will bring up a plethora of guides on hunting for your perfect home, but if you’re not ready to make that commitment, financially or personally, renting might be your preferred option! Finding the perfect rental however is a different experience to hunting for your dream home, you might be a lot more flexible when it comes to renting – depending on how long you’re planning to be living there. We’ve put together our top tips for finding your perfect rental home
Moving out of your rental property? Here's how to make sure you get your deposit back
February 21, 2017
When you move into rented accommodation – you’re usually asked for a deposit. This deposit usually acts as a guarantee for any unpaid rent, damage you might do to the property or any bills that are left unpaid when you leave the property such as utility bills. It’s usually around one month’s rent.
What you need to know if you are renting for the first time
December 22, 2016
Flying the nest for the first time can be a big deal. For most youngsters this means renting, whether it’s with your partner, friends or even a stranger. Whilst your parents are usually the best source of information (about most things), chances are they’ve been out of the rental market for a while.
The rights and responsibilities of landlords
November 10, 2016
If you’re thinking of letting out your home, or you’re already doing so, you should brush up on your rights and responsibilities as a landlord to make sure you’re up to scratch. If you’ve previously been a landlord in England or Wales, you might think you’re ahead of the game. But there’s actually a few notable differences in Scotland. We’ve put together our list of rights and responsibilities to make sure you, and your tenant are covered.
Five ways to make a rental property feel like home
October 11, 2016
t’s not always possible to buy your own place, maybe you don’t have the cash, or maybe you just like the option of moving around? There are lots of reasons why you would consider renting, but sometimes a rental property can feel like you’re living in someone else’s home. From adding a splash of colour, to showing off your artistic side, we’ve put together our top tips for making your rented property feel more like a home, without leaving a dent in your deposit.