Posts Tagged ‘tenants’

Tenants beware of growing rental fraud

Episode 61 - Tenant fraud

Prospective tenants are being warned about a fraud scam that cons people into paying an advance fee to rent a property. The National Landlords Association says it’s been contacted by several individuals who have fallen victim to the scam, where fraudsters have used NLA branding and fake letters from NLA representatives to make their approaches…

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What costs to expect when renting a property

What to expect when renting a property including the likely costs

If you are renting a home for the first time, lettings agency fees can come as a nasty surprise. Get prepped on what to expect with this short guide In 2016 Autumn Statement, the Chancellor, Philip Hammond announced he would place an outright ban on lettings agent fees charged to tenants. The Government has now confirmed…

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Tenants – What to watch out for in a rental contract

Rental contract, what to look out for.

Check the fine print before signing a rental agreement. Here we explain what you need to know. Before moving into rented accommodation, you’ll need to sign a contract. This’ll include what you can and can’t do while you live there, and what your landlord expects of you. This is legally binding, so make sure you…

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Understanding the tenant referencing process

the tenancy application process

When you’re looking to rent a new property, there are some checks it’s important for you to understand so you can make sure you hit the criteria before you start your search. If you’re renting through an estate/letting agent then their lettings administration team will be handling and processing your paperwork but if the landlord…

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Tenants guide to renting a property

Key points on how to rent

In this episode we cover some key points you need to consider when renting a property. 1. Locating the right property – Utilise the portals Rightmove and Zoopla. Register with local estate and letting agents. 2. Choose your Landlord carefully – Always look for an accredited/licensed landlord or regulated lettings agency. Look for landlords that…

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