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Information for Tenants

Who is eligible for a council tax exemption or discount?

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 06/06/19

Council tax is a tax applied to a property, with the full amount depending on the value of the property. It’s often forgotten about while working out housing budgets, so it’s important to be aware of the cost before you start renting a property. T...

Who is eligible for a council tax exemption or discount?

Who is eligible for a council tax exemption or discount?

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 06/06/19

Council tax is a tax applied to a property, with the full amount depending on the value of the property. It’s often forgotten about while working out housing budgets, so it’s important to be aware of the cost before you start renting a property. To f...

What’s a guarantor?: Definition and meaning

What's a guarantor? Definition and meaning

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 05/23/19

Being a student, not having a renting history or having previous problems with keeping up with payments are just some of the reasons a landlord may ask you to provide a guarantor before they’ll approve your tenancy. However, when asked to provide one...

Important things to consider when subletting

When looking to sublet, there are important things to consider within the UK

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 05/09/18

So you’re looking to go away for a period of time, or you have some important business to attend and you may be away from your rental for a lengthy period of time. Then you also realise that you have rent to pay, and that isn’t going to pay itself! O...

Do I Need to Repaint my Walls When Leaving my Rental?

Do I Need to Repaint my Walls When Leaving my Rental?

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 10/19/16

Planing on leaving your rental? Wondering what your obligations are regarding the work that will need to be done, particularly the repainting of your accommodation? Well worry no more- the following article will provide you with the information that...

Who Pays for What?

Who Pays for What?

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 01/11/17

Every lease that is signed between a landlord and a tenant must specify who pays what and contributes what to the accommodation. Even with this specified, there can be sources of dispute between the landlord and the tenant- here we'll explore who's o...

What you need to know about renting when you have a pet

What you need to know about renting when you have a pet

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 05/31/17

Among many things, Britain is a nation of dog lovers (and cats, rabbits, budgies…) Surprisingly, unlike in other European countries, the status of pets and animals in rentals is not a protected right. There are various reasons why landlords are hesit...

Getting Your Administrative Affairs in Order

Moving: Getting Your Administrative Affairs in Order

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 11/03/16

Are you moving place soon? Be sure that you know which organisations to inform, and that you have all of your administrative affairs in order before the big move! We’ve compiled a list of who you should inform about your new address etc. The Post ...

Ensure That You Move In Successfully

Checklist to Ensure That You Move In Successfully

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 10/28/16

At last, you’re leaving the family home and moving to your very own place. Now you need to get the moving process sorted out, with respect to your budget of course. Not to worry, Roomlala has thought about all the new tenants and has written a checkl...

What Does the Landlord Pay For

Rentals: What Does the Landlord Pay For

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 05/20/15

Every lease that is signed between a landlord and a tenant requires that the distribution of work is mentioned. Even with this mentioned, there can be sources of disputes between the landlord and the tenant. Here we will explore who is obligated to d...

Living with the Elderly

Living with the Elderly

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 05/06/15

Faced with rapidly rising rent prices many owners are offering accommodations in their homes in exchange for the completion of services. This style of accommodation lets tenants save money on rent as well as lets landlords save money on paying for th...

Flatshare or Homeshare?

Flatshare or Homeshare: Which is Right For You?

Tenants | Information for Tenants | 04/22/15

Looking for a cheap solution to your rental needs? Here at Roomlala we are happy to present you with two excellent solutions: flatshares and homestays. The two concepts are similar in many ways, but each does have its own positives as well drawbacks....