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Exclusive renting guides to help you get moving

As a tenant, looking for a new home can give you a lot to think about. What are your rights as a tenant? What happens if you want to move out? Luckily, we’re on hand to arm you with the knowledge that you'll need to move forward with renting – so you can focus on the important things such as finding your next home.

Whether you’re looking for a long-term let or something more temporary, these useful renters’ guides will help you to make sense of the entire process – from signing the tenancy agreement and beyond. Have something more specific to ask? We’d love to hear from you.

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Advice for Tenants

We believe in looking after our tenants and ensuring that you receive the best care and attention possible.

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The Tenants' Deposit Scheme

What is the tenant deposit scheme and how it can help if there is a dispute at the end of a tenancy.

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What is a tenancy agreement

Whether you’re a new landlord or looking to rent your next home, sooner or later you’ll be asked to draft or sign a tenancy agreement.

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How to rent a house?

If you’ve ever been a tenant before, you’ll know all too well just how tricky it all can be. This isn't helped by the fact that the law is constantly changing – so you’ll need to make sure that you know exactly what your renting rights are ahead of time.  

But, with us on board, you won't have to do it alone.

Douglas Allen have been looking after tenants for decades and judging by the thousands of positive reviews on TrustPilot, you could say we’ve become rather good at it.

So, what makes us so popular among tenants? In short, our service is geared towards you. We understand that this isn’t just a property that you’re renting – it’s your home. Your landlord may own the bricks and mortar but you’re the one who opens the curtains in the morning and closes them at night.

We’re committed to making our tenants happy, secure in the knowledge that if the boiler should ever break down or fridge need fixing, we’ll have someone over to you right away.

So, if you're looking for an answer about how to rent a house, there’s only really one thing that you need to remember: to rent from a letting agent you can trust – someone like Douglas Allen.

Now that’s sorted, let’s get on with finding you a new home.

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