Why use The Lettings Shop to let your property?
How The Lettings Shop can help find your new home
Checklist for tenants
-If applicable, give your existing landlord four weeks' notice that you are moving out.
-If required, book a professional removal company to help you move your belongings. (The lettings shop can arrange this for you)
-Sort through all your belongings and sell or give away any unwanted items.
-Start collecting plenty of boxes (if the removal company don't provide them) to transport your belongings.
-If necessary, order furniture for your new home and make sure you delay the delivery date until after you have moved in. (The lettings shop can help arrange this for you)
-Inform all service providers of your change of address, including utility companies, TV licence, DVLA, credit cards etc.
-Book a professional cleaner (we can organise this on your behalf) so the property is left in good order.
-Start packing and label boxes clearly.
-Start taking down any fitted items that are coming with you (e.g. shelving and pictures etc).
-If you have any pets arrange a home for them on the day of the move.
-Start using up any frozen food and buy small supplies until you move.
-Return any borrowed items, such as library books etc.
-Cancel deliveries of newspapers, milk etc.
-Organise your plants for the move and make sure they have proper tubs to transport them in.
-If necessary, defrost and clean the fridge and freezer so it is ready for the move.
-Pack a box of personal items that will be needed immediately at your new home (e.g. light bulbs, toiletries, kettle etc).
-Contact your removal company to confirm their arrival time and notify them of any last minute details.
-Organise and set aside any items that you are taking with you so that they don't get loaded on the van by mistake.
-Disconnect everything from your old property, write down your meter readings and inform your utility companies.
Strip beds and pack bedding.
-Before leaving, double check you haven't left anything behind.
-Check all windows are closed and doors locked.
-Hand keys to agent/landlord
-Sign all necessary paperwork and sort out contents insurance (the lettings shop can arrange this for you)
-Collect the keys for your new property from the lettings shop office