Tenants

Our aim is to find you the perfect property to suit your requirements with the minimum of hassle.

Finding a property

The first step is to contact us to provide brief details about yourself and about the accommodation you require. We then search our database for suitable properties for you to view. If not urgent, we log your details so that we can contact you as suitable properties become available. It is wise to start looking about a month before you wish to move, as the nicer properties are viewed and reserved quickly. Our tenancies are granted for a minimum term of 6 months, which may be renewed if all parties are in agreement. Please note that for your safety and peace of mind:

  • All of our managed properties are Gas Safe certificated, and inspected for electrical safety, and furniture fire safety
  • All Tenancy Deposits (bonds) are held in accordance with the Deposit Protection Regulations.

To view our selection of available properties to let please use the Property Search boxes above. To register your requirements please click on the Register/Contact Us tab.

Viewings

Viewings will be arranged at times to suit you, including evenings and weekends, and you will invariably be accompanied by a member of staff, who can give advice and answer any questions you may have.

The next step - Fees to tenants

There are no longer any tenancy fees for tenants as of the 1st June 2019. However, the below still applies....

Having decided on the property you would like to rent you will need to:

  • Complete an online application form
  • Supply photographic ID & National Insurance number
  • Sign our 'Terms & Conditions'
  • Prove you have the 'Right To Rent' in the UK
  • Supply additional documentation (if applicable)

We allow you time to complete your documentation to ensure that it is accurate and correct.
The forms are forwarded to an independent agency, who will run credit checks. We will also complete affordability checks including financial income checks landlord references & employment referencing. Once the checks have been completed and you have been approved, you will be contacted to arrange a move in date.

References

We may also require a personal reference, and sometimes a guarantor. We may use the services of an independent referencing company to obtain and evaluate these references.

Rents

Rents are normally quoted calendar monthly, and payable monthly in advance. The tenant is usually also responsible for Council Tax, Water Rates, Gas, Electricity and Telephone costs. All rents are payable by bank standing order to our company bank account or your landlord's bank account.

  • We are a part of the Client Money Protect scheme
  • We are also a part of The Property Ombudsman redress scheme

Deposit

A security deposit of a minimum of one and a half month's rental will normally be required. This deposit will be treated in accordance with the Tenancy Deposit Protection regulations, and you will be provided with the appropriate prescribed information and receive details regarding the scheme used. The deposit is held to cover damage, breakages, and any other liabilities under the terms of your tenancy agreement. Please note that under no circumstances can the deposit be used by the tenant to cover rent. * Any properties that allow pets will require a two month deposit and/or a pet bond. This will be subject to the landlord's discretion.

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