Many tenants complain that when they rent a property, the tenancy limits them from doing some of the things they would like to make the property feel like "home". In this article we talk about options that tenants have to make rented property feel a little more homely.
Applying to rent a property can be challenging if you have a poor credit history and in particular, if you have a court judgement registered against you. After all, failing to meet your previous financial obligations could indicate that you might not meet your future obligations including rental payments.
Renting a property can be a daunting exercise as there are contracts to be signed, reference checks to be performed, deposits to be paid etc. The anxiety that might be experienced when looking to rent a home can be exacerbated by some of the technical terms and “jargon” often used in the lettings industry.
Many homes suffer from condensation which, if left untreated, can cause serious property issues and also become a health hazard. Landlords need to take appropriate measures to ensure that any property that they let out is safe for human habitation, which includes ensuring that it is not damp.
When you rent a property, it is very important that you understand the obligations placed on you as a tenant. Most of the responsibilities will be set out in the tenancy agreement and some are implied by law. Before you sign the tenancy agreement, it is essential that you make sure that you fully understand it