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STUDENTS LETTINGS INFORMATION – Flat shares in Hove.

You have decided to go to the University of Brighton, and we are sure that this will be the best time of your life. So, the last thing you should do is risk ruining it by making mistakes on where you want to live. Do you want to live in a flat in Brighton or a house? We specialise in student accommodation and student lettings in Brighton. We are one of the local experts and have helped students find accommodation in Brighton since 1993. There are many flats in Brighton that you may be able to rent. You probably have not thought about it rather than just a house.

We work with a wide range of landlords that have a variety of properties such as rooms, studios, one beds, two beds and houses that are perfect for students. Do you know what type of property you want? Is it a flat to rent in Brighton or a house share or even your own studio apartment?

Why not let us help you through the rental process to ensure you make a well-informed decision about where you want to live. There are many houses for rent in Brighton and you do not want to make the wrong choice.

Harringtons Lettings

We are made up of people just like you. Our experience means that we have been where you have in the past. We are the local Brighton property agents specialising in student and professional accommodation and our friendly and experienced team are experts at matching the right tenants to the right homes, you will know that you belong to the city.

Brighton and Hove are forever expanding and there is a such a difference between areas as Moulsecoomb and Hanover as well as Elm Grove and many more. We understand how it feels to meet a group of friends that you now want to live with and then you have the mad dash of rushing around securing somewhere to live together. Our property management department has a huge number of properties for students whether in the city centre or near the university of Sussex or University of Brighton.

BEFORE YOU RENT A PROPERTY

Now you have finished with your studies and have Brighton coursing firmly through your veins we are here to guide you into the first part of your student life. We know what the best bars and the worst ones are, and we have been out to the late night eats and know the best places to be in Brighton. We will lead you through the in’s and outs of property search of houses and help you to find the right place as you go. Both landlords and tenants are looking for the right properties in the right places so talk to us about what you are looking for. Is it for instance double bedrooms? Is it to be near the city centre? Do you want something fully furnished? Not all estate agents are the same.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOU FIND A STUDENT PROPERTY?

What is the first thing that you need to decide on?

Before you go to a house rent in Brighton you need to consider things such as balancing your finances between finding times to study, attending lectures, having a social life, and finding the right property. We are sure it is going to be an exciting time for you when choosing your first home and taking on the responsibility to look after yourself. It is important that you plan as early as possible when dealing with the University of Brighton.

Now you have chosen Brighton you should be looking for a property immediately. There are flats to let in Brighton, studios to let in Brighton as well as houses to rent in Brighton, so which one do you want? These are the choices that you will have to make. Student property in Brighton can be very varied from flats through to houses. It is important you know or understand what you are going to look for.

Where do you want to live?

It is important that you know where you want to live, and we try to include all the description details of everything you will need. Some students decide to live in halls of residence for the first year and then have their own flat to let in Brighton. They may even take student accommodation whilst they are at University. We are here to help you find the right property to arrange it.

HOW DO I BOOK A VIEWING?

It is simple. Once you have found a property you like, and you want to take a closer peak inside, just call the office on 01273 724000 and we will book you in.

WHEN VIEWING A PROPERTY WOULD I MEET AT YOUR OFFICE OR AT THE PROPERTY?

We also arrange to meet you at the property that you want to view. We try not to make you walk any extra miles you do not have to!

DO I NEED TO WAIT FOR YOU TO SHOW US ROUND?

Absolutely! Please do not just knock on the door and ask to walk in as you can appreciate this is a student’s current home. We will organise specific time with them to view the property. This ensures that they are fully aware that you will be arriving and not unexpected. One of our agents must always be present for safety reasons to show you around.

CAN I VIEW MORE THAN ONE PROPERTY?

Of course, you can, you can book as many as you want. If the properties, you viewed were not quite what you are looking for then do not hesitate to let us know and we will see if we can give you other accommodation that you might want to take. However, do not wait too long sometimes properties just go on the first viewing.

HOW LONG DO YOU THINK A VIEWING WOULD TAKE?

We understand more than most that students have very busy lives so viewings will take no more than between 5-15 minutes. We would not want you running around Brighton in a mad dash trying to book appointments. It is best to make sure you leave enough time to travel between locations. Unfortunately, we would not be able to take you in the car due to the current pandemic.

I AM GOING TO BE LATE FOR MY VIEWING WHAT DO I DO?

No problem, these things do happen, but it is best to call us on 01273 724000 to let us know. We will try to wait for you as much as is possible. Unfortunately, however we have other appointments, and it may not be possible. We will then re-arrange a viewing for you.

WILL THERE BE OTHER PEOPLE VIEWING THE PROPERTY AT THAT SAME TIME?

There is a high likely hood that there could be other people viewing the property. We try and limit the disruption to the current tenants as much as is possible. But if we do have a huge number of enquiries on one property then there would be a multiple viewing. However, we would always let you know.

WHAT DO WE DO IF WE WANT TO SECURE A PROEPRTY?

Fantastic news! You have found the property you want and now you want to take it. We generally operate on a first come first served basis. We have found over many years it is the fairest way to deal with it. The best thing is to call the office, pay the reservation fee to secure the property.

HOW DO WE TAKE THE PROPERTY OFF THE MARKET?

Once you have confirmed you are happy to proceed then we will run through the details of the property. You will then need to pay a reservation fee. This is one weeks’ rent and will need to be paid to our bank account and we will give you the details.

Once the holding fee has been paid and we have all the tenant’s details which we will need from you then we will send you the paperwork that needs to be completed. Yes, unfortunately there is paperwork to be completed but we try to keep it to the bare minimum.

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRYING TO RENT A STUDENT PROPERTY?

You can talk to us at any time we are here to help you. As an agency we understand it is a really important decision for you to make and it should not be taken lightly. We can hold your hand through the process and ensure that you understand the full process. We have various guides that we could send to you. Our team of student letting agents have been helping students find perfect accommodation since 1993 and will be able to provide you with everything that you need.

We know it is a daunting prospect looking for your first student house or flat in Brighton. So do talk to us on your criteria. We have a varied amount of student accommodation in Brighton and there is a huge amount of student property that we can show you. We have a huge amount of student properties under our property management.

Although, we are not estate agents; we only deal with letting of properties. Unfortunately, we do not extend into West Sussex, but we deal with a lot of property that is fully furnished, near the centre of the city, near the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton. A lot of our properties have double bedrooms. We are not Estate Agents we are letting agents and as such we only deal with letting of property not selling of property.

So, you want to start looking for your new home.

We suggest that you register on our website and let us have your details. Alternatively, call us on 01273 724000 so that we can start the search for your first home.

HOW CAN HARRINGTONS LETTINGS HELP YOU WITH STUDENT LETTINGS?

We have been letting student property in Brighton and the surrounding Sussex area since 1993. Whilst we do not have a large portfolio of student properties, we do have a few.
Our property experts will draw up a tenancy agreement, which has been approved by Trading Standards, which protects both you and your landlord. They will also be able to help you with any problems during the tenancy.

Our specialist Administration Department deal with all day-to-day situations including emergencies and oversee maintenance and repairs for you. If you wish to find out more information about needing a guarantor, please read our previous article. Click here.

When it comes to renting student accommodation in Brighton, Harringtons are here to offer our expert advice. We can help you find the right property whether it be student flats in Brighton or flat shares in Hove. We are a letting agent in Hove with twenty-five plus years of experience. Who better to help find your new student property in Brighton?

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Jayden Charles-Frempong
Jayden Charles-Frempong
01:20 18 Apr 24
Every interaction I've had so far with Harrington has been positive with workers responding to calls very quickly and addressing any queries efficiently.
severin severinov
severin severinov
10:05 11 Apr 24
It is very good that they do their job professionally and take care of the customers.
kate quick
kate quick
13:15 09 Apr 24
I am very happy and extremely grateful to have found Harringtons lettings and the beautiful flat that I am now living in. Not only is the flat perfect for me, ticks all the boxes and is in a great location; the whole communication/admin process was so fast and efficient. I spoke to many of the team, but the two main contacts initially were Georgie and Beth. Great personalities, friendly and fast at replying to emails and phone calls. It was all turned around very quickly and everyone at Harringtons seems to appear to really be happy in their jobs. Great letting agent and I would recommend them to others looking for a new home.
Michael Hollamby
Michael Hollamby
12:32 09 Apr 24
Having worked with many many lettings it has been refreshing to deal with such a dynamic and energetic team. From start to finish the team have outstanding. Special mention to Beth who has been fantastic. I can thoroughly recommend using Harringtons.
Celyn James
Celyn James
17:08 27 Mar 24
Great experience, Georgie was so knowledgeable and kind with any enquiries I had. Really put me at ease while house hunting, amazing service thank you so much!!
Madison Harris
Madison Harris
14:29 27 Mar 24
Georgie was so helpful and really kind very appreciative x
Amber-Rose Cook
Amber-Rose Cook
08:58 22 Mar 24
easy to use and navigate as a first time user
Buffy Vaughn
Buffy Vaughn
18:06 21 Mar 24
Harringtons have been so helpful so far. Everyone we’ve spoken to on the phone including Georgie have been so warm and receptive and easy to communicate with. As a couple renting together for first time me & Danny couldn’t have found better people to help us out, they’re clear and concise. We discovered them through Rightmove and would highly recommend anyone to use their services to rent with.Thanks guys!Buffy & Danny
Sajan Raja
Sajan Raja
01:48 21 Mar 24
Kerryn Johnson
Kerryn Johnson
16:58 18 Mar 24
Georgie was absolutely amazing! Very helpful, easy to talk to and all in all an absolute sweetheart. Made the process of renting and finding a property less stressful. Always happy to help and lovely to chat to!Thank you again for everything!
Julia Reinstein
Julia Reinstein
11:22 18 Mar 24
5/5 - Everyone I’ve spoken to on the phone has been so friendly and patient with our move in documents. We found Harringtons through Rightmove, and have been really happy with our interactions. The team respond to queries efficiently and are happy to answer any and all questions.
Andrew Brown
Andrew Brown
07:09 15 Mar 24
A really excellent agency, who are very easy and friendly to deal with. Highly recommended.
Rob Rainbird
Rob Rainbird
18:04 13 Mar 24
Lovely staff and all round positive experience - Georgie is an absolute diamond and a credit to the team!
Tori Tor
Tori Tor
11:15 08 Mar 24
Harringtons have been really helpful and very swift with their responses. Georgie was very proffesional and really friendly when she did the viewings with me and Beth on the phone was again really helpful and gave me hope when I was explaining my eagerness to find somewhere new to live. Thanks Harringtons!
christos papanicolaou
christos papanicolaou
09:33 07 Mar 24
Staff were brilliant. Very helpful
Yasmin Bright
Yasmin Bright
20:54 01 Mar 24
I'm in a difficult situation at the moment with my landlord wanting to sell the flat that myself and my 3 children have been living in for 7 years. I came across Harringtons Viewings by applying to view some properties outside of my area.Unfortunately I haven't been able to sort anything with Harringtons, however I wanted to write this to say that they have been nothing but kind, warm and very understanding of my situation. I've been really impressed by their customer service (namely Georgie & Beth) and hope that they are able to find me something eventually!Thanks so much.Yasmin
Tegan
Tegan
17:30 22 Feb 24
Have been very accommodating and helpful when calling agents. They have been very helpful in being able to secure a house for students.
TheFlyingCrocodile
TheFlyingCrocodile
16:42 21 Feb 24
Went above and beyond to get things sorted for me
Brittany Stace
Brittany Stace
11:18 24 Jan 24
Harringtons have been incredibly helpful and supportive of us as new renters and they have been super efficient in getting all of the documents sent through and signed in such a short period of time. Thank you!
Georgie Prebble
Georgie Prebble
20:36 05 Jan 24
Jade Innes
Jade Innes
10:24 04 Jan 24
So far the service has been good. The staff are very friendly and quick to respond to any questions and requests.
Polly Smith
Polly Smith
11:17 28 Dec 23
we chose this letting agents as they chose a good bills company that is much cheaper than other agents. When viewing houses the staff were very friendly and have been very helpful in answering our questions and making the process as easy as possible.
Emma Howe
Emma Howe
16:06 14 Nov 23
I would rate Harringtons Lettings a 5/5. Very lovely on the phone and very quick and easy to communicate with via email. Any problems have been resolved in no time at all. So far so good!I found Harringtons via Rightmove.
Akwisitions Feedback
Akwisitions Feedback
16:25 30 Oct 23
Very responsive and super helpful throughout the process. Highly recommended!
Chloe Ballard
Chloe Ballard
17:28 02 Oct 23
Although I have only been renting with Harringtons for a short period of time, I have had nothing but a positive experience. From viewing to admin updates. The admin team especially are very polite and quick to respond and I have no doubt that the rest of my tenancy will run smoothly. I would recommend to anyone considering renting in brighton.
Matthew Ball
Matthew Ball
11:46 19 Sep 23
Professional communication with tenant although entirely impersonal. There was a bigger disconnect in their communication with the landlord in most cases, which seemed to be either slow or non-existent (discovered after contacting the landlord directly).Property was full of spider webs on day 1 despite apparently being professionally cleaned. Took a day off of work to clean it on move out day, leaving it cleaner than when it received but still had to pay part of the deposit for professional cleaning.It has been a while since I have rented, but I'll avoid letting agencies completely now if this is anything close to the average renting experience.
Ronan SK
Ronan SK
12:38 12 Sep 23
Great professionalism/communciation from the start up until the end of my tenancy. Definitely set the standards for what agencies should be like. Highly recommend to those within Brighton.
Daniel Sutton
Daniel Sutton
10:29 24 Aug 23
I have rented with Harringtons Lettings before and have always found the agents to be quick, efficient, friendly and helpful. I loved their service so much I have chosen to rent with Harringtons again. Faultless 😊
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