The Fitness for Human Habitation Bill has passed through Parliament, receiving Royal Assent on December 20th 2018. The Bill is now an act of Parliament, making it law. The Bill will come into force on March 20th 2019.
On the 1st June 2019 the Lettings Fee Ban comes into force and there will be a lot of changes that everyone needs to be aware of.
It’s still worth taking the time to ask yourself exactly what you’re looking for before you seriously start your search. This will help you to firm up your requirements and narrow the options.
To successfully pass referencing you will firstly need to pass the affordability check. The calculation is normally that your gross annual salary would need to be at 30 times the monthly rent.
Your viewings are the prime opportunity get clarity on what you would be renting if you took the property so it’s vital to ask any questions you have.