Commonly, tenants will make a contract with
The Ideal situation is to make a contract with landlord. The
landlord may be living in the same house or not and might
have shown you the room directly. Since he or she
manages a flat, you can get in touch easily when you have
If the landlord does not want to get involved in letting, they
place the responsibility with the agent.
In this case you can make a contract with the agent but
there's a possibility when you have a problem they will not
deal with it like a landlord.
A tenant who rents a fat will be a house holder. In this
case, you need to figure out that whether this letting is
made with the landlord's consent or not.
Also, it will be unlikely to receive a formal contract.
- Before signing make sure you have read and fully
- One-to-one contracting with a person who will live in the
fat is not recommended. Do receive confirmation from
landlord or house holder.
- If you have to pay extra bills, Check the previous bills
(gas, electric) and see whether the bill was priced
reasonably or not.
When giving the deposit, ensure you get a receipt and ensure
that the tenancy begins and you are given the keys.
If you give a deposit and the tenancy does not begin for a
number of days and something happens that you do not move
into the dwelling, then a tenancy has not been created and this is
outside of the jurisdiction of the PRTB.
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