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Renting through Black Horse Property...

Make-the-right-move-4We are here to make renting your home through Black Horse Property as smooth as possible. Starting life off as a dedicated property management and lettings business in 2000, we have helped many happy satisfied tenants find their next home and have used us time and time again. We are also members of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) ensuring minimum standards, professionalism and expertise. Our tenants guide may be of help to you if you’re new to the process or want know how Black Horse Property aims to make it easier and transparent. Whatever your reasons for renting, we can help.

The Renting Process in a nutshell...

  1. Knowing your budget
    Here you will work out how much you have to spend on your whole move. Sorting out your finances and having them in place at this stage will put you in a good position to make serious offers on a property. Agents will ask for proof of ID at the application process in order to proceed with your offer.
  2. Knowing your criteria
    From your price range to how many bathrooms you need, from search areas to timescales – do you know what you’re looking for? Your criteria may change throughout your property search as you see potential homes. The perfect property probably doesn’t exist for most of us, so it may be worthwhile remaining slightly open minded and prepare to compromise on something. The first step in your search is to register with agents and portals to keep you updated with the latest properties matching your criteria. You can register with Black Horse Property or find your next home to let today.
  3. The Search
    Once you have a clearer view on what your looking for you can begin your search by registering with agents, looking online at property portals, visiting estate agency offices and of course arranging viewings on properties which matches closely to your criteria.
  4. Making the most of Viewings
    In order to find the right property for you it might be worthwhile driving or walking around the area the property is located in before booking a viewing. It will mean that you will be able to get to know what the local area offers, get a feel for the area and rule the property in or out before wasting your time before viewing. Make sure you take your time and ask any questions to make your decision easier.
  5. Decision time!
    You may want to shortlist properties or you may be in the fortunate position that you’ve found the right property for you. Decision time – this may include viewing the property for a second to making a serious offer to secure the property or asking more questions to help make the right decision for you.
  6. Making the offer work
    Sometimes tenants can make an offer on rental properties. Although in recent times the demand and shortage of rental properties help ensure that over 95% of our rental prices are achieved. We price properties attractively but will always discuss any offers with the landlord. 
  7. Offer Agreed
    After an offer has been accepted in principle you should provide your proof of identification, pay your application fee and begin the application process. This will help start the progression of your rental application which will include the referencing, vetting and checks. 
  8. Rental Application Approved
    The landlord and application process has approved your offer. You will be invited to sign the tenancy agreement and collect your move in payment including the first month’s rent and deposit. We will book you check-in and opening inspection if agreed with the landlord. A set of keys will be provided.  
  9. Exchange of Contracts
    Congratulations! You have successfully rented out your property. Now the management and maintenance begins. Your agent will release a set of keys to the tenant on move in day or the Property Inspector to carry out check-in and inventory inspection.
  10. Completion
    Congratulations! You have successfully rented your property from Black Horse Property and moved into your new home.
  11. Aftercare
    At Black Horse Property we care. We take great pride in contacting you and the tenant to make sure you are enjoying your forward move and your experience with Black Horse Property.

Wanting to learn more information on renting your next property? Visit the Knowledge Room. Start your property search today with Black Horse Property. Click one of the following to see all our properties to let (and for sale).

Renting at a glance...

  • Renting requires knowing your budget, your criteria and making sure you will be happy renting your chosen property.
  • Rental demand is high and competition is fierce, so make sure you arrange early viewings.  
  • We’re no strangers to the Bradford & Shipley district when in comes to the property market.
  • A strong reputation for results, success, personal service and professionalism for over 12 years and counting. 
  • The key to renting in this market is knowing your budget, thinking carefully, being honest on your application and arranging an early viewing.
  • We are instructed every week to help let and manage properties of all types and all prices throughout the Bradford and Shipley district.
  • A letting agent will be able to send you properties matching your criteria.
  • The best way to see properties is look around the area first to get a feel and then book a viewing to avoid wasting your own time.

Heard enough? Join our mailing list today, search for properties to let or read more in our Knowledge Room.

Some Hints & Tips from the helpful & proactive property experts...

Remember when renting a property in the Bradford & Shipley district make sure you know three things before you start your property search.

  1. Know your budget.
  2. What is your search area?
  3. Know what your criteria is.

Visit our Knowledge Room to find out more about buying and / or download our Renting Guide.

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