How to apply for a rental property

Here at Belvoir Belfast, we’ve put together a simple, handy guide on how to apply for a rental property in Belfast. If you want a member of our agency to run through this with you then contact us and our expert team will provide you with a plentiful amount of advice.

Property Search

First up you need to take a look at all our available properties here. When deciding which one is the best option for you, consider all of your priorities such as terrace house or apartment, number of double bedrooms, parking availability, access to rear garden and public transport links to Belfast City Centre. Make sure to read all the fine details such as size, location, availability rent and rent per calendar month and match it against your available budget.

Book a viewing

Our team at Belvoir Belfast are fully trained to help you find perfect home so the more information you can provide them with, the better they can help you search for the property you’re looking for. Once you’ve found the one, contact one of our team to find out if there’s a video tour and 360 tour service available to help you get a better picture of the place.

Going to the viewing

When at the viewing there’s a few top tips to bear in mind. Don’t feel pressured by our agent, take your time and explore everything you can. This is your time to ask any questions you may have, so plan them out before you go and if necessary, arrange to go back for a second look.

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Apply For The Property

As soon as you know you want the property let a member of the team know. They will then send you some questions for you to answer and following on form this will then send over application forms from Goodlord and Let Alliance. When you receive these emails make sure to complete them promptly as you don’t want to let the one get away.

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Submitted For Referencing

Once an application is submitted, we then pass you for full referencing by a 3rd party professional company. This is made up of a range of checks such as verifying your employment, collecting landlord reference and taking an in depth look at your credit score. Take a look at our referencing page to find out some handy tips on how to pass this successfully.


We will then review your application and will forward it on to the landlord making sure to outline all the positive aspects to demonstrate you in the best light.


Once we have heard the good news from the landlord, we will notify you straight away to confirm your successful. We will run through with you your confirmed start date, and will email over your tenancy confirmation and deposit request for you to complete.

Getting Prepared

Before your move in you will need to pay your tenancy deposit and confirm the inventory of furnishings. You will then have a 48-hour period to provide any amendments for us to update.

Move In Day

On move in day, arrange a time to visit the office to collect keys. We will confirm with you that everything is singed and then you can head off to see your new home. If you were interested in receiving a move in welcome box from us, then be sure to leave a review whilst you wait at the office!

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