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Landlords

Why use The Lettings Shop to let your property?

Tennants

How The Lettings Shop can help find your new home

Checklist for tenants


4 weeks

 -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.

3 weeks

-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.

2 weeks

-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.

1 weeks

-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.

Moving-out day

-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



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