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Use your network of friends of friends. Photo credit by Devin Avery from Unsplash. Not only could this take weeks of stress off your search.

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You might also be lucky enough to get preferential treatment and peace of mind. As a rule of thumb, deposits are hefty and it will be up to you to prove and present yourself as a responsible professional, or similar to get your foot in the door. Here are a few different resources which are going to help get your London rental flat search off the ground. I vividly remember moving down to London in the noughties. The Evening Standard. Photo credit by Thomas Charters on Unsplash. This is a pretty interesting resource for anyone looking to get some down and dirty details on the London property market.

You are sure to put down the paper feeling better informed about price crunching, gentrification, hassles and new builds around London. Gum trees. Photo credit, Memory Catcher from Pixabay. That said, in these days of astronomical estate agent fees, pretentious apps that never get off the ground, Gumtree still holds fast.

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The toggles allow you to refine your search by budget rent per week , area, agency or private landlords, number of bedrooms and ads with pictures or specific words in the title. Here is the London property section of Gumtree. Flatmates can be great friends in your twenties. Photo credit, Adina Voicu from Pixabay. Many young Londoners are relaxed with pretty common lifestyle interests and want to live somewhere that bit nicer than their solo budget could afford them.

A laptop and coffee — by Stanley Dai tiggerstan — Wikimedia Commons. Different cities take different attitudes with regards to Air BnB. The last time I was in London things still seemed fairly flexible. We found plenty of offers and stayed in a sweet garden flat off a beautiful Victorian mansion in a walled garden, tucked away up the hill behind Saint Pancras.

An Agency might help you get your keys faster. Photo credit Master Snaiper from Pixabay.

Note : This is probably the most expensive option. The upside is that if your budget is on the higher end, you can look at some really nice places and feel secure than the contracts and money are all being handled in a professional setting, thus protecting you from any nasty surprises where you find out that your trust was misplaced. As in many cities an Estate Agent is not going to trust you upfront and will require various guarantees and references.

This is understandable when you think that they are acting on behalf of a private landlord, who might understandably be nervous about strangers, bad tenants or even squatters getting into their flat.

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The model tenant loves a clean flat. Photo credit, Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay. If you have left a previous flat on good terms, hopefully, with your landlord then you could always ask for a character reference: Just a few lines outlining what a model tenant you were — clean, courteous, always paying on time and respecting the contract to the letter vis-a-vis your departure. Honestly, an agency is only as good as the Estate Agent you get. I wholeheartedly wish you a good experience, but in London they can be a very mixed bag.

It will be the less experienced members of staff who will be taking care of you as a renter. Photo credit by Je Shoots, from Pixabay.

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So, what practical advice can I offer? Chase them up.

Treat finding this flat for rent in London like your full time job for the next few weeks. Nobody will be as invested in finding you the perfect London flat as you are. Be enthusiastic and flexible regarding visits and try to jump on things quickly, not leaving too much time before getting back to potential offers. Join Login. Thread Tools. Ajax18 View public profile Send private message Find more posts View all thanked posts. Gumtree - Lots of free stuff merged 7th Jun 06 at AM. Don't know if you are all aware of this, but gumtree has a freebie section where people give away almost everything you could imagine, mostly London area though Users saying Thanks 1.

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There are currently no thanks for this post. Actually, there is a whole bunch of cities I just found out. Just follow the link above and it will give you all the options on the right What's this? Free items. You collect. Check out the available areas to the right and see what's on offer. Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

Similar sort of thing here Midas View public profile Send private message Find more posts View all thanked posts. Yes I have used freecycle and have found it to be a good way to get rid of old clutter. It's amazing that people actually want some stuff, but there you are. Old computer equipment seems to be in demand - lots of charities and community groups pick stuff up from freecycle, so could be a good way to get rid of that old printer or monitor that's gathering dust?

I love Freecycle I had a look on the gumtree site but its not nearly as good. Are there any other sites like these?

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All very well if you want stuff but not so good if your getting rid of stuff. Why advertise for free when you can e-bay it and make some money! Free to Collect Stuff Mainly London. Here's a selection that I copy and pasted from the website Gumtree. But there are Gumtree for different cities across Uk.

But may be they will not have the freebies thingy!!! Users saying Thanks 4.

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Dunno about freebies, but i found my fella in the friends section on there! Baby boy Number 2, arrived 12th April ! Every day in your life is a special occasion". BTW it's mainly for Londoners, but thanks anyway.

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Mine would be out the door so fast There are lots of other towns and cities listed on the righthand side of the page so not just for londoners x. Ally View public profile Send private message Find more posts View all thanked posts. That is a very good site, we have used it lots to get rid of stuff in the freebies section Must warn you though, just be cautious 'cos there are scammers everywhere, even on Gumtree.

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