Guide to Renting a Property in London
Renting should be enjoyable from start to finish if you know what you’re doing. That’s why we’ve compiled this quick renter's guide to help you get the most from the process. Find out every step of the tenancy journey and make sure you get the property you want.
Getting to know you
Arranging a viewing
Making an offer
You will need to provide references from your former landlords or employers. If you have a guarantor, they also need to go through the same referencing process.You will need to have a guarantor if you are a first-time tenant with a strong financial history or stable source of income, if you have failed a credit check, or if your annual income is less than three times the yearly rent of the property. A guarantor can be a friend, family member, or employer.
Signing the contract
Once the referencing process has completed, you are only one step away from moving into your new home! We will provide you with an AST (Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement) to review, approve, and sign. This is the agreement between you and the Landlord that will define all the terms of your tenancy. Depending on who manages the property, your contact preference in case you need assistance throughout the tenancy - from either Tempocasa or the Landlord.