Half of students are losing their rental deposit

Research by Nationwide Building Society shows half of students in the UK lose their rental deposits, with an average of £150 being lost in this way. Eight in ten of the 1,000 students surveyed by Nationwide also believed their deposit was held unfairly by their landlord.1

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What to look for when searching for your new home

When you’re searching for your new home as a student, there are certain things you need to look for to ensure the property is the best choice for you. Don’t be rushed into renting the first flat or house you see – it really pays to view several so you get an idea of what you like.

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The Leeds Guide To Student Property

Increasingly popular, Leeds is a lively Yorkshire city with a buzzing nightlife and convenient transport links to Manchester, Newcastle and London.  Leeds is also home to the well respected Leeds University.

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Haven't filled your student let yet? Top tips to make your property student friendly

The long summer break is finally here - great for students but, not such welcome news for landlords who have yet to fill their student lets for the new semester.

With purpose built student accommodation springing up across the country - some of which includes extras such as on-site tutors and recreation areas - the student letting industry is becoming more and more competitive.  We’ve put together our top tips for filling your rooms before next year’s students have finished filling out their timetables.

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Tips for students planning to rent

Going onto further education is an exciting and yet sometimes daunting time. To make sure it goes without any hiccups, preparing for the experience will stand you in good stead for the journey ahead. If you’re looking forward to gaining some independence and are moving away from home for the first time or are a student that has enjoyed the comfort of halls for the first year, knowing how to prepare for private renting is vital in getting the best accommodation for your budget.

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