Before you collect your keys on your lease start date, it’s your responsibility to ensure that you connect power, gas, phone, internet, and any other service you need before you move in.
We can make this easy for you. If you’ve indicated on your application that you’d like us to arrange connections on your behalf or you can click here and have your basic utilities organised free of charge.
You will be provided with a property condition report in your move in pack. You’ll need to fill this in, sign it, and return it to us within the first 14 days of your tenancy. If this isn’t returned, the original inspection will be used for end of tenancy comparison.
This document protects both you and the owner at the end of your tenancy and it is important you take the time to go through this, we cannot accept this with any amendments at your first inspection or after 14 days from the start of your tenancy.
Inside your move in pack a tenant’s handbook and this information you need for most questions you may have during your tenancy including how to report maintenance.
Notification of your first inspection date will be in this pack please ensure you note this is your diary and on your calendar so you are prepared.
It’s a good idea to hang onto this throughout your tenancy so you can refer to it as needed. Don’t forget to purchase home contents insurance. If your goods are damaged or destroyed by circumstances that have impacted the owner’s property, they are not protected under the owner’s home insurance cover. Please contact your insurer to clarify what your coverage entails, and ensure that you are covered in the event of an incident or accident.
Renting should be a simple and straightforward process and you can avoid problems by: