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TenantsTips is a website that provides independent information and advice for tenants who currently rent or people who are looking to rent houses, flats, apartments and other residential property.

We are becoming one of the largest online information sources for tenants and would-be tenants growing our membership year on year since we started in 2009. We now have over 115,000 members are now registered worldwide because we have and continue to concentrate on tenants needs providing valuable resource for help and advice.

Our goal is to address the needs of the tenant and to help ensure they don't fall foul of bad landlord and agency practices. Topics cover everything from Social Services, Tenancy Deposits, Rental Agents and the various Property, Landlord and Tenant Acts to maintenance, tenancy agreements and so much more. We also have a tenants forum where people can discuss issues and pages where you can search for properties to rent and so much more. If you can't find what you're looking for use the site search and enter a keyword about what you are looking for and we will find the right articles for you.



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Tip for sharing a rented house or flat

Some basics you need to think about before sharing a rented property

Income Protection

If you lose your job, become ill or have an accident how will you pay your bills?
Car loan

Loans to buy a car

Theres some great deals available now with interest rates so low. So if you fancy that new car, now might be the time for a cheap car loan
wear and tear carpet

Wear Tear - What is Fair Wear and Tear

Just what is reasonable wear and tear during a tenancy - safeguard your deposit

I rent and room in a HMO should I have an EPC?

With Costs always rising you need to know how efficient your heating is.

The Deposit Protection Service (DPS) ADR Claim Process

How to make a claim if your deposit is registered with the DPSscheme

When will the changes in housing benefit affect me?

It might be sooner than you think, are you prepared?

Types of tenancies for minors Letting to families

Other than letting to a minor alone of course minors also form part of whole families who may wish to rent accommodation.
Mortgage Application

Getting a Right to Buy Mortgage

If you take up your right to buy council house option you will need a mortgage - heres some options

What is the fixed term of a tenancy agreement

Many tenants do not understand the phrase fixed term so here's some the info

Can I rent a property with an IVA

Yes! As long as you can do the following
Disabled

Disabled Tenants Rights

What your landlord cannot do if you are disabled tenant
Housing benefit payments are late

Housing benefit haven't paid me what shall I do?

Learn where you stand with your landlord

What happens if my rent is cheaper than the housing benefit rates?

You want to keep the difference right? Find out if you can

What does Joint and Several mean in your tenancy agreement?

If you split the rent with someone else, you may be at risk

The Section 213 means your landlord must register your tenancy deposit

Your landlord must register your deposit - according to the law!

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