4th April 2016

If you are looking for a property to rent in Gloucester, from a 1 bed studio apartment through to a 5 bedroom house on the outskirts of the city, then you are probably only too aware by now just how much choice there is.

Choice is of course a fantastic thing to have, but with choice also comes the dilemma of how do you spend your time going through hundreds of listings, browsing hundreds of photos and then having the time to actually go and view all of these properties.

You are not going to move into somewhere you have never viewed, no matter whether you are renting or buying, so just getting your shortlist down to 5 or 10 can be a really difficult challenge and to be honest, a bit of a chore, as you simply want to find the property that is right for you quickly and efficiently, rather than hunting around on property portals for weeks on end. With so many lettings agents dotted all over the county, so many online portals and so many private landlords, finding the right property for you might just be more of an issue than you ever considered.

So, you are faced with two options.

Do you spend the next month of your life sat at your desk, browsing through endless amounts of listings online or in the local newspaper and then contact each landlord directly, repeating the same information time and time again?

Or, do you use a lettings agent and let them do the work for you, and at the same make sure that the property you are going to rent meets all of the various safety regulations and that you will be looked after correctly?

Hopefully, the latter option will appeal to you more, as a letting agent does not just find you a property to live in, they also:

Save You Time

One meeting, call or email to your Gloucester lettings agent and you will be on the right road to finding a property that you really want, without the need to spend the next few months working through a long list of private rentals that you might just never know how you will be looked after.

Work With Your Budget And Location

They will remove all the properties that you simply cannot afford and are outside of where you want to live, leaving you with a shortlist of properties that actually meet your requirements, rather than just tick a couple of your boxes.

Protect Your Interests

When you use a lettings agent then your deposit is held securely and this means that when the time comes to move on, if the property is in good condition and “as found”, you will get your money back 100% of the time.

Think Of You

If something is not right with the property then you can contact the lettings agent directly and because they often use their own tradespeople, you can rest assured that your issues should get corrected and sorted out very quickly.

So, rather than waste your evenings away searching through properties, contact a local Gloucester lettings agent and let them do the work for you. You will get the benefit of experience and knowledge, and they will also know about their properties and landlords, meaning that when you sign on the dotted line you are getting something that you will want to live in, something that is safe and something that meets your budgets, three very important points when it comes to finding that amazing rental property.