What is the best way to find a flat to rent in London?

pickhotroom_admin 1st June 2017 1 Comment

What is the best way to find a flat to rent in London?

It depends a little on which part of the market you are in. If you’re at the low end, for example if you are looking for a room in a shared flat  for less than £600 or a cheap one bedroom place (maybe going up to £1200) you need to bear in mind that this part of the market moves extremely fast.  It’s not uncommon for a room to be let in a weekend (I’ve done it myself).  Use web sites directly, don’t bother going into an estate/letting agents’ – they will only waste your time trying to upsell you to something that is out of your budget.  Be ready to put a deposit down on places you like very fast.  I would turn up to viewings with your chequebook in order to pay the deposit on the spot.  After you see a few places, you’ll get an idea for what is […]

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