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TENANTS

Our aim is to find you the perfect property to suit your requirements with the minimum of hassle.

Finding a property

The first step is to contact us to provide brief details about yourself and about the accommodation you require. We then search our database for suitable properties for you to view. 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, as the nicer properties are viewed and reserved quickly. Our tenancies are granted for a minimum term of 6 months, which may be renewed if all parties are in agreement.

  • To view our selection of available properties to let please use the Property Search boxes on the right
  • To register your requirements please click on the Register tab above.

Please note that for your safety and peace of mind -

  • All of our managed properties are Gas Safe certificated, and inspected for electrical safety, and furniture fire safety
  • All Tenancy Deposits (bonds) are held in accordance with the Deposit Protection Regulations.

Viewings

Viewings will be arranged at times to suit you, including evenings and weekends, and you will invariably be accompanied by a member of staff, who can give advice and answer any questions you may have.


Taking Maintenance Seriously

We believe that your home should be the one place that should never be stressful. However, from time to time something may go wrong, that is why we see ourseleves as on call at anytime of the day on any day of the year. You can be sure that with Kavu you will be able to live comfortablity and without stress knowing we are there if you need us.


Fees to tenants

Upon reserving a property, applicants will be required to pay our agency fee as follows:
First applicant: £84 - Referencing, indentity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtianing references from current or previous landlords/employers and any other relevant information to assess affordablility as well as to address contract negotiation, amending and agreeing terms and arranging the tenancy and agreement. These charges are non-refundable.
Family up to 2 people: £132 + £84 for additional persons.


References

As a minimum we will require satisfactory references from your employer (or college), a previous or current landlord, and a credit reference report. We may also require a personal reference, and sometimes a guarantor. We may use the services of an independent referencing company to obtain and evaluate these references.


Rents

Rents are normally quoted calendar monthly, and payable monthly in advance. The tenant is usually also responsible for Council Tax, Water Rates, Gas, Electricity and Telephone costs. All rents are payable by bank standing order to our company bank account or your landlord's bank account.


Deposit

A security deposit of a minimum of one month's rental will normally be required. This deposit will be treated in accordance with the Tenancy Deposit Protection regulations, and you will be provided with the appropriate prescribed information and receive details regarding the scheme used. 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

Tenant Contents

We work with THE ALAN BOSWELL GROUP

  • ‘Independent Broker of the Year’, awarded by Insurance Times
  • Winner of Service Supplier of the Year, two years running
  • Top 25 independent insurance broker
  • Independent customer statisfaction scores of 98%

Should you wish to obtain a quote for tenants insurance, please click the following button

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