Everything you need to know about rental references and credit checks, including low credit scores, renting with a guarantor and renting from overseas.
Making an application
The letting agent will need to check your references and run some background checks. Let's get the paperwork sorted and keep things moving forward.
You've found a property to rent. So what happens next? From references for moving in to final inventory checks when moving out, we've got all the info you need.
Understanding your rental contract
About to sign on the dotted line? Here's how to understand your rental contract and what to double check before you go ahead.
About to enter a new rental agreement? Here's how to understand your contract and what to look out for before you sign on the dotted line.
Check the fine print before signing a rental agreement. Here's what you need to know before you sign a contract and if you want to make changes.
Those perplexing property phrases and tenancy terms explained, so you can rent without a worry.
Paying the deposit and tenancy fees
Most tenancy fees are now banned but you'll need to put a security deposit down. Here's the lowdown on what you need to pay and when.
When you're ending your tenancy, you'll want to finish on good terms with your landlord and get your full deposit back. Our tips are here to help.
Moving to a new rental home? Here are the laws around your deposit and how your landlord must keep it safe it with a government deposit protection scheme.
It's illegal for letting agents and landlords to charge certain fees to renters. Here's a breakdown of what you can and cannot be charged as a renter.
Here's exactly what you need to pay when you find a rental home, plus the things you can no longer be charged for when you move in.