The How to rent guide needs to be served on all new and renewal tenancies from 1 October 2015.
The guide serves as a helpful checklist for anyone searching for a house or flat to rent, offering guidance through every step of the letting process.
It provides a checklist and more detailed information on each stage of the process, including:
what to look out for before renting
living in a rented home
what happens at the end of a tenancy
what to do if things go wrong
Oakfield fully supports the guide, which outlines the rights and responsibilities you have as a tenant, and helps you to understand the questions to ask to create and maintain a positive relationship with your landlord or letting agent. Links to more detailed guidance and advice are also provided.
The guide also recommends that when choosing a property through a letting agent, a tenant should ensure the agent is accredited by ARLA.
Please click here for the HOW TO RENT GUIDE
Neil Newstead FARLA, MNAEA
CEO Oakfield Estate Agents