Applying For a Property
Be over 18 years of age
Be in regular/permanent employment and/or be able to prove financial resources to pay the rent
Be able to provide an adequate UK based guarantor (if required)
Be able to produce two forms of ID, one with your full legal name, and one confirming your current address
Q - Do I need references?
A - Yes - we need information on employment, bank income and other personal refererences to include current landlord where applicable
Q - Can I keep pets?
A - If you have pets you must let us know. Generally pets will not be allowed to be kept at the property however, some landlords will permit occupants to keep pets, subject to a larger deposit or additional charges for an inventory or carpet cleaning
Q - Am I committed to the full term of the Agreement?
A - Yes - all our agreements are assured shorthold tenancies, for a fixed agreed term.
Q - Are there any financial penalties if I wish to leave the property before the end f the term of the tenancy agreement?
A - Yes - you are signing the agreement to stay in the property and pay the rent for the duration of the agreement. The landlord may grant you early release but there may be financial penalties
Q - What does "jointly and severally liable" mean?
A - Where an agreement has more than one occupant, all occupants are jointly and severally liable. This means that all occupants are responsible for the whole agreement and rental and not just an individual share.
Q - Who pays for the utilities, ie gas, electricity, water, council tax and TV licence?
A - These will be paid by you. If you require a telephone line it is up to you to contact a supplier to arrange connection
Q - How do I know what furniture and fittings will be in the property?
A - When you view the property you can ask what items be left. Do not assume that what you see on the day of the viewing will be left in the property.
Q - How will the rent be paid?
A - The rent must be paid monthly in advance, from one bank account, by standing order.