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50+ Tips For Renters

50+ Tips For Renters

Rental rights, energy tips, letting fees & more

A fifth of households in the UK are privately rented, and the costs can be staggering – the average rent's now £943/month, and an eye-watering £1,640/month in London. Below we've 50+ tips to help you rent a home cheaply and safely – including how to check your deposit's protected, ways to furnish your flat for free and more.

55 tips for renters, including...

We've made every effort to ensure this guide's accuracy, yet it doesn't constitute legal advice tailored to your individual circumstances. If you act on it, you do so at your own risk. Huge thanks to Crosse + Crosse Solicitors, Clarke Mairs LLP & all forumites who suggested tips. This guide's been written with English and Welsh law in mind, though much of it will apply to Scotland and NI. See the Scottish Government & NI Direct sites for more.