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DEFINING YOUR DREAM HOME PROFILE

February 25, 2019 | Sherpas Corner | No Comments

The first, and possibly the most important step in your new search process, is to identify your requirements clearly. Although this may sound fairly straightforward, our experience is that it is worth spending time to lay these out clearly and make sure they’re aligned with your flat mate(s) / partner/ family before drawing up a brief […]

Cricket season is back!  So is home moving season for many tenants across London! What’s the connection? Here are 5 reasons why home hunting is like a cricket test match.  Let us know what you think! Planning & preparation – a match is a result of detailed planning, understanding and working on your strengths & weaknesses, […]

Make sure you are fully organised for a speedy reference check when you make an offer! Have you started to look for or a flat or house to rent? Although conducting a personal & reference check is not required before you have shortlisted a property and start discussing lease terms, our advice is to take the […]

What you need to know about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, as well as key points you need to be mindful of when reviewing your tenancy agreement. In our Sherpa’s Corner series, we have covered various topics including Defining your Dream Home Profile and Preparing Your Personal & Reference Check Documentation. In this blog, let’s look […]

NEGOTIATING RENT & TENANCY AGREEMENT

February 25, 2019 | Sherpas Corner | No Comments

5 tips to help you secure your dream rental home and get the best possible deal. Once you’ve found your dream property, you need to quickly decide on making an offer, which includes agreeing on the level of rent, duration of the lease and sometimes other conditions like completing minor repairs to the property, etc. Notwithstanding that […]

TOP 5 TIPS FOR TENANTS MOVING IN 2018

February 25, 2019 | Sherpas Corner | No Comments

Top 5 tips for tenants moving in 2018: how to secure your dream rental home and get the best possible deal Are you planning to move in 2018? If you’re renting, here are the top 5 things to think about and get the most of the current London rental property market.  Tip #1: Start your […]

When viewing a property, there are a number of things that you will want to check.  After all, this is the opportunity for you to evaluate if it meets your requirements and if you need the landlord to make any changes to the property as part of your offer (e.g. repairs, add or remove furniture, etc.). […]

4 WAYS TO NEGOTIATE A BETTER RENT

February 25, 2019 | Sherpas Corner | No Comments

Exclusive ‘Sherpa’ hacks – from our in-house tenant concierge, Octavian.  Found your dream property and eager to sign that tenancy agreement?  Make sure you get the best deal and don’t leave any money on the table. Tip #1: Keep your cool Even if you are standing in virtually the best property on the planet that fits your budget, […]