Step by Step

The easy step-by-step Guide to finding a property with

Peace of Mind with

    • ensures that all of our Landlords use one of the Tenancy Deposit Schemes, which means your deposit is safeguarded by government legislation.
    •is the London brand of the property group, one of the largest independent companies in Europe.   like all of the branches of the Spicerhaart chain are registered members of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA).

“Membership of ARLA is only achieved by agents who demonstrate that they have a thorough knowledge of their profession and that they conduct their business according to current best management practice”.

    Step 1 – we find you the property of your choice

Our ……………branch markets a wide range of high-spec flats and houses in the e1, e14 and e16 postcode areas.

Step 2 – taking the property off the market

The London lettings market moves very quickly and so we require that you put forward a £…….. reservation fee to take a property off the market. (This is not an extra cost as the fee is deducted from your first months rent).

Step 3 – references for the landlord

You must provide us with the following so that we can process your tenancy smoothly with the landlord’s approval:

    • Fully completed and signed tenancy application forms – we will use the details you provide to obtain all your references;
        - We must obtain a landlord reference if you have previously rented
        - We must obtain an employer reference (or an accountant reference if you are self-employed)
        - If you have not rented before we usually require a character reference

    • A photocopy of your passport or driving license
    • A copy of a utility bill in your name – this should 6 months old or older (e.g. a council tax bill, an electricity or mobile phone bill)

Step 4 – payment
    • At least 7 days before you move in to the property all outstanding monies should be paid and you must sign the...