finding long term rental accommodation london

Finding Long Term Rental Accommodation in London

The London rental market can be a nightmare at times with quality/value for money house share and rental properties always being snapped up quickly. So if you see a property you like at the right money you can afford don't hesitate to express your interest.


where to look for a place to rent in london Where to find properties and rooms for rent in London

If you are looking for a house/flat share 

We recommend the following websites to source properties to rent a room. GumtreeEasy Room MateSpare Room (They also run Speed Flat-Mating which is an event where you can meet potential flat mates quite quickly).

If you are looking for a property to rent 

We recommend the following websites ZooplaRight MoveGumtree. Obviously it is always worth Registering with estate agencies in the areas you are looking to live. Note: they are likely to charge an administration fee. You can find these agencies using the websites listed above.

useful resource tools for renting in london Resource Tools to help you choose possible locations to live........

Rental Cost guide: Net Lettings gives you a rent price indication of different areas.

Council Tax Cost Guide: London Council Tax Comparison

Area location guide: Movebubble 

Electricity/Gas Comparison: Uswitch/Energy Helpline

Broadband/Internet/Home Phone Comparison: USwitch

Work to home Travel time guide: TFL Journey Planner

questions to ask when looking for a place to live Questions to ask yourself when choosing a place to live......

  1. What are the transport links like to my place of work?
  2. Is the location easily commutable or local to friends I know in London?
  3. How expensive is the council tax for the property?
  4. Is there park land nearby?
  5. What is the local nightlife/pubs like?
  6. Are any of our potential flatmates likely to put our underpants on their head when we are not home?
  7. Is my deposit going to be placed in a tenancy deposit scheme?