Step-by-step guide

Renting a home

Let's find you a great rental home. Here's everything you need to know about renting, from working out what you can afford to finding the perfect place and living in your rental home.

What you'll need to do

Preparing to rent

Before you start searching, let's set your budget and brush up on your rights as a renter. It'll all come in handy down the line.

Find the perfect rental home

It's time to shortlist some properties and head out on some viewings. We're here to help you find a great rental pad.

Apply and sort your references

You've found a place you love, but what happens next? Here's how to make an application, check your rental contract and get your deposit ready to go.

Move in and decorate

Now for the exciting bit: it's time to get moving. Here are our tips for moving day and decorating your rental property.

If something goes wrong

It's not always plain sailing in a rental home, but we're here to help. Here's how to handle any issues and stay in your landlord's good books.