Finding a property
The first step is to contact us to provide details about yourself and the accommodation you require, we then search our database for suitable properties for viewing. If not urgent, we log your details so that we can contact you as suitable properties become available. It is wise to start looking about a month before you wish to move, by registering you will then receive notifications when new properties become available matching your criteria.
Viewings will be arranged at times to suit you, including evenings and weekends, and you will be accompanied by a member of staff, who can give advice and answer any questions you may have.
Reserving the property
Once you have decided on a property, you will need to reserve it by paying our referencing fee and returning your application within 48 hours. You should provide all relevant information which includes:
- Three years’ address history
- Employment details
- Confirmation of earnings
- If self-employed evidence of the last three years’ account details
- Current landlord details (if applicable)
- Your bank account details
- 2 forms of identification
Our referencing process is state of the art, you submit your application and payment online. For details on application fees, refer to our fees section on our website.
A security deposit of usually one and a half month’s rental will normally be required. This deposit will be treated in accordance with the Tenancy Deposit Protection regulations, and you will be informed of which protection scheme is utilised. The deposit is held to cover damage, breakages, and any other liabilities under the terms of your tenancy agreement. Please note that under no circumstances can the deposit be used by the tenant to cover rent.
Insurance – for Tenants
Kavanagh & Co can offer a variety of insurance policies for tenants.