Moving in a Student Accommodation in Edinburgh
Most of the students have separated from their parents so the separate accommodation is their necessity. In this case, moving to another place may be stressful for them. There are certain belonging which must be kept in the mind when you moving in a new accommodation.
There are many things in a property included interior and exterior, so you have to agree on a catalog with the landlord. It means that you must have the same mind with landlord. If you are responsible to harm anything, then you will be liable to this harm. In this matter you have to put down the money of this harm. In precautionary manner, before moving in the property you should check out the property. If it is damaged from any place then you should inform to the landlord. If it is possible then you must capture the photos from damaging place of the property.
Sharing rent and other utilities
The landlord will only seek rent from the person who is listed as the tenant or the guarantor. Every company has the same procedure. It means that these companies seek out the payment from the person who is contractor legally.
At that time when you are sharing the accommodation then you must have to inform to every person that they have to pay all the bills. In this case they have to pay the rent along with all other bills like gas, electricity, phone bills, and broadband connection bill as well. You should share accommodation with the persons who can afford all the expenses. All the group of persons can pay via standing order or direct debit. It means that your bank gives the facility of electronic transformation.
You must note down the date and time when you are moving in the property because you might have to pay the other people’s expenses that were living there before you. Besides this, you have to note the readings of gas and electricity meter when you move on.
Moreover you have to pay the water bills council tax as well. But it is good news for undergraduate because they are exempted from these bills.
Payment of rent
It is imperative to manage your budget along with the rent then you should agree with the landlord. You must be confidant about your budget that it will not create any problem for you. Make sure that you have the enough money. It will show that you can buy the books, pay for the meals also you can bear the expenses of transportation and the other utilities. You must keep in your mind that you have to pay the rent every month along with the advance.
You must obtain a receipt from the landlord while paying the rent.
A group of persons who are co-sharer in a house they will be exempted from the council tax but it is necessary that they should be full time students. In a case if you are full time student and living with a person who is not a full time student then you have to pay the discounted council tax.
Carol Riley - About Author:
Carol Riley is a marketing officer for Greenlet, property lettings website in Edinburgh. If you want more information on edinburgh flats to rent, please visit edinburgh student accommodation.
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