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Whether you are new to Build To Rent or are ready for a better rental experience, find your ideal home with our helpful blogs.
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12 New Builds To Rent in South East London
November 05, 2020

South East London is home to multiple new builds to rent that offer pet-friendly and fully-furnished properties with amenities such as gym, bike storage, concierge services and free Wi-Fi.

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Should You Get An Apartment with Balcony for Rent?
November 02, 2020

Moving to an apartment with balcony to rent lets you enjoy a premium space to relax in, socialise with your friends, set up a small garden and more.

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How to Get a Rent Guarantor for Renting
October 29, 2020

How to rent a home if you are a first-time tenant, do not have a high income or credit score? A guarantor may be very helpful in these situations.

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Furnished Apartments for Rent: What Are the Pros and Cons?
October 26, 2020

Furnished apartments for rent can make it easier to move, help you save money on furniture and settle into your new home more quickly. On the downside, they are also a bit more expensive and you’ll need to avoid damages.

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of an All-Bills-Included Apartment
October 22, 2020

An all-bills-included apartment for rent includes the cost of utilities, council tax and other payments in the rent price. It can help with budgeting, reduce the chances of a missed payment penalty and can improve your credit score.

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How Can Renters Deal With Pet Liabilities?
October 19, 2020

When renting with a pet, tenants must prepare for multiple pet liabilities and penalties that can upset their landlord or get them evicted. Luckily, Build To Rent offers an easier way to rent a pet-friendly home for tenants in the UK.

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How Does Build To Rent Promote Health and Well-Being for Tenants?
October 15, 2020

As health and well-being become essential for all tenants, Build To Rent developments are leading the trends with gyms, mental health programmes, communal spaces and pet-friendly environment.

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What Is an Energy Performance Certificate?
October 12, 2020

Apartment renters in the UK should always ask for an Energy Performance Certificate. A high EPC rating helps lower energy bills, avoid healthcare costs and enjoy more comfort.

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COVID-19: How Is Build To Rent Coping With the Pandemic?
October 08, 2020

While most industries falter during the COVID-19 pandemic, Build To Rent developments are rising to the challenge with better amenity offerings and customer experience.

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What Can You Do About a Rent Increase Notice?
October 05, 2020

For renters, nothing is worse than being slapped with a rent increase when your lease is up for renewal. Is there anything you can do?

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Renting During COVID-19: What Are The Rights of Renters?
October 01, 2020

COVID-19 has turned the world upside down for many renters due to job loss and redundancy. Can your landlord evict you if you fail to pay rent? What has the government done to protect tenants?

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A Guide to Tenants Responsibilities for Repairs
September 28, 2020

Repairs and maintenance don’t always occur in rental homes, but when they do, they can cause lots of hassle for landlords and tenants. Who is responsible for which repairs and how to get the work done?

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Can Paying Rent Improve Credit Scores?
September 24, 2020

Does your credit score matter? It does, especially when you apply for a mortgage or any loan. By paying rent on time, you can significantly improve your credit profile.

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10 Questions to Ask Landlords Before Signing a Tenancy Agreement
September 21, 2020

When finding a prospective home, it’s important to do your research before moving. We’ve prepared 10 essential pieces of questions to ask from landlords.

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What is the Right To Rent Check?
September 17, 2020

The right to rent check is compulsory for every tenant in the UK, hence it is essential that prospective tenants, particularly those recently moved to the UK, equip themselves with updated knowledge about this check.

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