How It Works

People and property are at the heart of everything we do.

In our experience, no two combinations are the same. We make finding and moving home an enjoyable and fulfilling activity. Our proven systems and processes remove all of the unknowns and our lovely team nurture your exciting journey with a helping hand from technology. Take a look below to find out how the home hunting process works. You’ll more than likely have further questions so the FAQ section will help you too.


Enquiry

You…

  • Must be over the age of 18 (or from 16 with guarantor)
  • Pay a deposit that is typically equal to four weeks rent
  • Pay two weeks rent in advance
  • Pay an administration fee
  • Have no adverse credit or rent arrears
  • Supply photo and proof of address identification
  • Must have a gross annual income at least 2.5 times the rent before deductions (or have a guarantor)

We…

  • Answer any questions you may have
  • Help you make an informed decision and settle on your requirements
  • Will provide you with the Governments ‘How To Rent’ guide and our ‘Fee’ information
  • Coordinate viewings of your share


Viewing

You…

  • Should ideally book at least 24 hours in advance of the day and time you would like to view
  • Can view anytime between 10.00 – 16.00 Monday to Saturday by appointment
  • Will receive confirmation of your viewing by email
  • Are welcome to bring friends and family with you to help and enjoy the process
  • Must bring your Identification with you. Click here to check what we will accept

We…

  • Strive to accommodate your needs and provide flexibility wherever and whenever we can
  • Show and explain the features and facilities of the home and the service provided by us
  • Encourage you to take time to look around the home properly and get to know the area
  • Explain your rights and responsibilities as a house mate and those of us and the landlord
  • Will copy your identification and approve and certify it if you’re likely to make an offer


Offer

You…

  • Like what you see!? Great! Get in touch with us today
  • Fill in the basic mandatory information accurately
  • Keep an eye out for an email from us progressing your offer
  • Read, complete and sign the documents using our online digital system*

We…

  • Are more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Email or call us or check the FAQ section
  • Will email you with ‘Pre Contract Information’ and ‘Application Fee Mandate’ documents
  • Present your offer to the landlord for consideration
  • Contact you with preliminary feedback and work with both parties to reach an agreement subject to contract


Application

You…

  • Will receive an email from us with ‘Tenancy Application Form’ and ‘Specimen Tenancy Agreement’ documents
  • Should read these carefully and complete the Tenancy Application Form using our online digital system
  • Pay the ‘Administration Fee’ and where applicable the ‘Guarantor Fee’. Click here to find out how to pay

We…

  • Process your application swiftly and contact your references to verify them
  • Present the completed application to the landlord for a formal decision subject to contract


Decision

You…

  • Will normally hear from us within 48 hours with a decision from the landlord
  • Must pay the ‘Holding Deposit’, ‘Security Deposit’ and ‘Inventory Fee’ if your application is accepted

We…

  • Will stop marketing the home and cease viewings once cleared funds have been received from you
  • Register your ‘Security Deposit’ with DPS


Processing

You…

  • Will receive an email with ‘Tenancy Agreement’ and Standing Order Mandate’ documents
  • Should read these carefully, complete and sign them

We…

  • Will coordinate a moving in day with you
  • Ensure the property and all facilities are ready for you


Move In

You…

  • Will have a pre-arranged day and time to meet us at your new home

We…

  • Will hand over the keys and show you around making sure you know where everything is and how it works
  • Go through and complete the ‘Inventory’ together either on move in day or within a few days after
  • Leave you to settle in but with the assurance we are an email or phone call away
  • Email you with all of the important and mandatory documents for safe keeping such as: Completed Tenancy Agreement, Completed Application Forms, Inventory, DPS Certificate, EPC, Gas Safe Certificate, Electrical Certificate and any other relevant documents

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions about any of our services, please check our frequently asked questions or get in touch with us via our contact page or our social media pages.
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Want to know more?

You can contact lets2share on 01424 234567, email us at info@lets2share.co.uk or find us on Facebook and Twitter

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