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How to Find the Perfect Rental Home

Just because you're renting and not buying doesn't make finding the home that's right for you any less important, as a letting agent in Sutton Coldfield we know exactly how to go about finding that perfect property for you. To make it easy for you we have created a guide that will help you to find the best rental home for you.

Just because you’re renting and not buying doesn’t make finding the home that’s right for you any less important, as a letting agent in Sutton Coldfield we know exactly how to go about finding that perfect property for you. To make it easy for you we have created a guide that will help you to find the best rental home for you.

Budget

The first thing that you need to do is figure out your budget, so that you know exactly what you can afford; this will help you to find the house that is right for you and means that you can budget effectively to ensure that you can live easily within your means. Remember to budget with your deposit in mind.

Features

What features do you want or need? That is what you need to ask yourself. Do you want a garage, off-road parking, a garden, or an en suite? If so, look for houses that meet your individual criteria.

Remember to also consider a compromise if you can’t find that property that encompasses all of your desires. Would you settle for a property with a yard and not a garden or a home with one bathroom but several large bedrooms?

Research Areas

Take the time to research the areas; find out where the schools, doctors, dental practices and supermarkets are. You will need to also research local transport networks – what is the public transport like? How much will it cost? Is there anywhere to keep a car? How do you get to the major motorway networks? Spend a bit of time in the area to fully get to grips with it.

Rental Type

What type of rental do you want? There are 2 to choose from (minus commercial of course): houses and flats/apartments. Which one you choose will depend on personal preference and your own requirements. Typically houses are preferred by families whereas flats and apartments are preferred by singles occupants and young couples – although this is certainly not the rule.

Search & Apply!

Ok, so now you’ve figured out exactly what you want, now it’s time to look for it and when you find it with the help of an experienced lettings agent, you should apply as soon as possible! The application process doesn’t usually take that long, however it will depend on individual circumstances.

So now you know what you want, go on and start looking for your dream rental home. The team here at Belvoir are happy to help you to find the perfect property for you, so simply pick up the phone and give us a call on 0121 321 3388 to speak to us today.

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