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www.glasgowstudent.net/services/atshare/ The SRC run a atshare service, where you can nddetails of single rooms or entire ats, or advertise avacancy.
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Search for: S1Rental/Gumtree/Citylets/ GlasgowWestend/Pastures ew/LettingWeb These websites are a good resource for athunting,but remember that these are essentially adverts, so bewary if something looks too good to be true. Whenyou are searching for accommodation online, look out for when the website was last updated to makesure you’re not viewing a property that’s no longerfor rent, or worse, a scam. The usual basic rules apply;never give out your personal details online.
ewsagents, supermarkets and some small shopsmay carry advertisements. However, these may notbe as reputable as P. lso check the boards in theSRC, QMU and GUU for further notices.
There are a variety of dierent letting agentslocated in the West nd. Letting agents may chargean administration fee. These fees are believed toever accept a at without going to see it and, if youcan, take someone with you who has experience of renting.efore you go draw up a checklist of the things youwant to know about, or use the one provided on theback of this booklet.You are the one who will be paying the rent so youhave a right to make sure the place is suitable, in goodcondition and, above all, safe.o not pay a deposit for a at on the promise thatrepairs will be carried out; either wait until the work has been done before accepting it or ask for
assurance that it will have been completed by thedate your tenancy starts.
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be unlawful, but in practice many letting agentsdo charge them and there is no guarantee thata challenge to the fees would be successful. Youtherefore need to factor this into the cost of renting,and shop around to nd agencies with the lowestadministration fees.