House renting

Renting a home

  • How to find the right property to rent
  • Essential questions to ask the landlord or letting agent when viewing a rental property
  • What your letting agreement should include

What's in this guide

Finding a property to rent

How to find the right property to rent, and the best places to look for adverts for rental property

Viewing rental property: Rental checklist

Important questions to ask the landlord or letting agent when you're viewing a property to rent

Tenancy agreements explained

What your letting agreement should include when you rent a property, and what to check for

Deposit protection scheme

By law your landlord must put your deposit in a deposit protection scheme. We explain how they work.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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