How to get onto the Rental Market

Posted on Fri 23 Mar 2018 by Rachel McCosker
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Spring has sprung upon us and the snow has finally cleared. Is it time to get yourself on the property market? Will you be renting for the very first time? Here we will share our tips on how to get you ready for the application process, which is involved in renting a property.

If you’re searching through Rightmove, Zoopla and Social Media for property adverts, you’re heading in the right direction!

Registering your details

Once you’ve found the right property, the next step will be arranging a viewing with the Estate Agent. You will be asked for all your contact details to book a viewing. This is a perfect opportunity to get your situation known to your estate agent, as they will do all the hard work for you! They will property match you, this means sending you regular property alerts via email. You will be able to add certain requirements to your property search such as the number of bedrooms, garage and parking. Therefore this will help filter your property search and you will only receive properties that are relevant to you. This will save time and help your journey in finding a rental property. Here at Austins we offer this service and our staff our passionate about matching you to the right property! Registration won’t take longer than five minutes!

Documents

Once you’ve seen the property and you want to put an application forward. It may seem daunting however our tips will help ease this process. What documents will you need to provide to the Estate Agent?

Identification – Photo ID such as Driving license, passport or birth certificate

Three months of bank statements

Three months of payslips

Any previous rental references

Guarantor’s identification and agreement if applicable

 

By having all documents ready in place, it will make the application a smoother process and it will save time in the long run!

Be Ready Be Prepared!