Tips and tricks of the trade for finding a house in London

For those of you that have yet to become aware of this, finding a house in London is not an easy feat. House-hunting is a tough process and, needless to say, you have your work cut out for you! That is why we gathered some tips and tricks of the trade, so you can get a little bit of help through this troublesome process.

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Online safety

Online commerce is a wonderful thing that helps reduce prices and make transactions between individual easier. However, as with all online platforms, some will try misuse the internet’s anonymity and conduct in a fraudulent manner. The properties listings appearing on the site are published by 3rd party entities (individuals or agencies), and as such we have no control nor accountability for the published content. However, though scam and fraud rarely happen on the site, they are still at risk of occurring, so we prepare a list with top tips to help landlords and tenants be more online-safety conscious when transacting with other individuals online, especially across countries.

...Read More

How to kickstart your move to the UK

Migrating to the UK permanently, or simply spending a year or two finding out what Britain has to offer?

Then first you’ll need to sort out a couple of vitals: Your visa, your UK bank account, and your National Insurance number.

  1. First and foremost: Your visa

Before you can start organizing anything else, you need to ensure you’re going to be granted permission to live and work in the UK. To do this, you’re going to need a UK visa. For most people, the variety of visa options, changing legislation, and bureaucracy involved makes applying for a UK visa a daunting task to say the least.

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Tips for splitting flatshare bills

How to split the bills with your flatmates, and survive.

If you’re moving in to a shared apartment in the UK, or if you’re still searching to find flatmates in London  as a way to save costs, then these tips will help you figure out how to optimize the sharing of the overhead utility bills and charges.

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Where to live in London

Moving to the UK and not sure where’s the best place to live in London?

The list below contains the most popular and sought after residential areas by expats (mainly with families) for living in London.

...Read More

The perfect housemate – landlords’ preferences

The ingredients of a perfect housemate profile. 

A survey of over 2000 UK property owners is seeking to find out what qualities live-in landlords are looking for in their ideal roommates.

The survey shows that a quarter of landlords show a preference to sharing a house with someone working in the medical profession, which was closely followed by flatmates working in financial service, indicating that certain careers do make for a more favorable roommate profile, providing value over other prospective roommates. However, when simplifying the survey results, it shows that in general, landlords don’t put much emphasize and importance regarding the occupation their housemates have, as long as they show financial stability and are able to pay rent on time.

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Rental properties in London – A market view

It’s no secret that rental properties in London might get quite expensive. 

As with other major cities in the region, especially the larger cosmopolitan ones, the more central locations are more sought after by tenants looking for flats for rent, making the apartments more costly, and the market of rental properties in London is one of the best example for that, as the prices vary substantially between the different postcode areas and neighborhoods.

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Expats in London – The best free tools to move to the UK

Moving to the UK? Looking to meet up with other expats in London? This bundle of free useful tools is for you!

expats in LondonWhether you wish to live in the UK or you have already settled here in pursuit of your dreams and career development, you may have lots of question about your expat project. Talking to and meeting with other expats is the most useful way to have an easy landing, especially in a metropolis like London or one of the other big cities across the UK, as you’re not familiar yet with the country, its customs, culture and daily routine. The boundless opportunities England offers to skilled professionals makes it an ideal hotspot for expatriation, as it offers a unique experience for personal growth in both academic and professional ways.

...Read More

Flatmate finder London – rent your room safely

Flatmate finder London – find a flatmate online in a safe and easy way. 

2709248854_f7c3852b40_bThe very high rental costs in London have made flat sharing a popular solution for many people, in various ages and professions.

If in the past, flatsharing was considered an accommodation solution which is mainly aimed at students, these days it’s quite common to share a flat in London also by post graduate individuals, professionals and even retirees.

...Read More

Sharing is saving (money)

Average rental prices in London for shared housing

Average rental prices in LondonIn the UK, and especially in London, the property market is quite hectic, and rental prices, as you probably know, can vary dramatically from location to location. As students, you will obviously be looking for the best deals possible on rental prices, and so naturally, shared accommodation will be essential. As you all probably know, property prices in London are incredibly higher than in other parts of the UK, yet what you may find surprising is that prices in London can vary dramatically from one location to the next. Just to give an example, rental prices in some of the more affluent parts of London, I.E Hyde Park Corner, or, Knightsbridge, can be close to £3000, typically around £2,800 – £2,900, whereas in other parts, such as Hatton Cross, prices can be around just £300 – £400. Renting in London needn’t be as expensive as the tabloids and TV shows would have you believe, you simply need to do your research, and know exactly what you’re looking for. With that being said, in the more affluent and upmarket parts of London, you really can appreciate why rental prices are so much higher than in other parts, as there are some fabulous locations to be found. Here’s a look at some of the most popular locations for students and young professionals seeking shared accommodation.

...Read More

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Tips and tricks of the trade for finding a house in London

For those of you that have yet to become aware of this, finding a house in London is not an easy feat. House-hunting is a tough process and, needless to say, you have your work cut out for you! That is why we gathered some tips and tricks of the trade, so you can get a little bit of help through this troublesome process.

...Read More

Online safety

Online commerce is a wonderful thing that helps reduce prices and make transactions between individual easier. However, as with all online platforms, some will try misuse the internet’s anonymity and conduct in a fraudulent manner. The properties listings appearing on the site are published by 3rd party entities (individuals or agencies), and as such we have no control nor accountability for the published content. However, though scam and fraud rarely happen on the site, they are still at risk of occurring, so we prepare a list with top tips to help landlords and tenants be more online-safety conscious when transacting with other individuals online, especially across countries.

...Read More

How to kickstart your move to the UK

Migrating to the UK permanently, or simply spending a year or two finding out what Britain has to offer?

Then first you’ll need to sort out a couple of vitals: Your visa, your UK bank account, and your National Insurance number.

  1. First and foremost: Your visa

Before you can start organizing anything else, you need to ensure you’re going to be granted permission to live and work in the UK. To do this, you’re going to need a UK visa. For most people, the variety of visa options, changing legislation, and bureaucracy involved makes applying for a UK visa a daunting task to say the least.

...Read More

Where to live in London

Moving to the UK and not sure where’s the best place to live in London?

The list below contains the most popular and sought after residential areas by expats (mainly with families) for living in London.

...Read More

The perfect housemate – landlords’ preferences

The ingredients of a perfect housemate profile. 

A survey of over 2000 UK property owners is seeking to find out what qualities live-in landlords are looking for in their ideal roommates.

The survey shows that a quarter of landlords show a preference to sharing a house with someone working in the medical profession, which was closely followed by flatmates working in financial service, indicating that certain careers do make for a more favorable roommate profile, providing value over other prospective roommates. However, when simplifying the survey results, it shows that in general, landlords don’t put much emphasize and importance regarding the occupation their housemates have, as long as they show financial stability and are able to pay rent on time.

...Read More

Rental properties in London – A market view

It’s no secret that rental properties in London might get quite expensive. 

As with other major cities in the region, especially the larger cosmopolitan ones, the more central locations are more sought after by tenants looking for flats for rent, making the apartments more costly, and the market of rental properties in London is one of the best example for that, as the prices vary substantially between the different postcode areas and neighborhoods.

...Read More

Expats in London – The best free tools to move to the UK

Moving to the UK? Looking to meet up with other expats in London? This bundle of free useful tools is for you!

expats in LondonWhether you wish to live in the UK or you have already settled here in pursuit of your dreams and career development, you may have lots of question about your expat project. Talking to and meeting with other expats is the most useful way to have an easy landing, especially in a metropolis like London or one of the other big cities across the UK, as you’re not familiar yet with the country, its customs, culture and daily routine. The boundless opportunities England offers to skilled professionals makes it an ideal hotspot for expatriation, as it offers a unique experience for personal growth in both academic and professional ways.

...Read More

Flatmate finder London – rent your room safely

Flatmate finder London – find a flatmate online in a safe and easy way. 

2709248854_f7c3852b40_bThe very high rental costs in London have made flat sharing a popular solution for many people, in various ages and professions.

If in the past, flatsharing was considered an accommodation solution which is mainly aimed at students, these days it’s quite common to share a flat in London also by post graduate individuals, professionals and even retirees.

...Read More

Sharing is saving (money)

Average rental prices in London for shared housing

Average rental prices in LondonIn the UK, and especially in London, the property market is quite hectic, and rental prices, as you probably know, can vary dramatically from location to location. As students, you will obviously be looking for the best deals possible on rental prices, and so naturally, shared accommodation will be essential. As you all probably know, property prices in London are incredibly higher than in other parts of the UK, yet what you may find surprising is that prices in London can vary dramatically from one location to the next. Just to give an example, rental prices in some of the more affluent parts of London, I.E Hyde Park Corner, or, Knightsbridge, can be close to £3000, typically around £2,800 – £2,900, whereas in other parts, such as Hatton Cross, prices can be around just £300 – £400. Renting in London needn’t be as expensive as the tabloids and TV shows would have you believe, you simply need to do your research, and know exactly what you’re looking for. With that being said, in the more affluent and upmarket parts of London, you really can appreciate why rental prices are so much higher than in other parts, as there are some fabulous locations to be found. Here’s a look at some of the most popular locations for students and young professionals seeking shared accommodation.

...Read More

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