Things to consider when you’re looking for a home to rent

You’ll need to consider a number of things when you’re looking for a home to rent.

  • Deciding whether to rent from a landlord or letting agent
  • Searching for a property
  • If you get Housing Benefit or Universal Credit
  • Questions to ask your landlord or letting agent
  • Check the Energy Performance Certificate
  • What checks will be made
  • If you want to rent in a shared house


You need to think about what questions to ask your landlord or letting agent so you don’t lose money.

See our advice about finding a home to rent at our national website here


Contact Citizens Advice Waverley for free advice if you need help with a range of everyday issues such as housing, benefits, employment, family, debts, etc.

Citizens Advice Waverley CONTACT DETAILS

Call Adviceline 0808 278 7980 (free) to speak to an Adviser

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Office opening details.

And for other topics, check-out our online advice about consumer issues, work problems, benefits, debts and housing issues.

South West Surrey Domestic Abuse Outreach Service contact details: 

Tel 01483 898884, Email

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