Worried about renting your first student property? OnTheMarket.com agent Sugarhouse Properties recommends seven steps to make it a stress-free process
With letting season fast approaching we thought we'd offer you a few of Sugarhouse's top tips for successfully letting your property...
Name: Fiona Taylor
Job Title: Lettings Administrator
Going to Uni is always an exciting time whether you're a fresher or returning for the dreaded final year, whether you're coming to Leeds or venturing to elsewhere in the country.
There's nothing worse than arriving at your new house and realising you've left something crucial back at home; here at Sugarhouse we've made a list of important items you need to bring with you:
Looking for something a bit different to do in Leeds over the summer months? To help you decide where to be and when, Sugarhouse have picked out a few of our favourite events.
With graduation ceremonies underway, it’s now time for a lot of our recent student tenants to face the perils of entering the job market and start looking for that first graduate job. Here’s a few Sugarhouse tips to give you a good kick start:
After the usual fun and frolics we've found our three finalists for our famous Facebook TV competition.
If you haven't yet sorted your accommodation for next year then never fear; we've still got plenty of student and professional properties available for the summer and we've got some great offers for last minute shoppers!
All of our larger shared properties are available with all inclusive utility bill options for those of you who want to take the hassle out of sorting out your utilities and fix your energy prices to avoid any nasty surprises later.
The best marketing and customer service in the North Leeds student and professional market bar none!”
They have just organised my third full refurbishment for me and they all look fantastic. I haven't lost a day's rent since they took over”
They've got fantastic prices and friendly staff”
Great value properties”
Friendly, professional service that offers great advice and sees you through from start to finish of the process of letting a house. Always available for any queries that you have and have a very quick response to let any problems that we have had in the house. Feel like we're treated like adults, not students and that they really value our custom.”
They were very professional and helpful and did their utmost to provide great customer service and find us the exact property we were looking for that satisfied as many requirements as possible. The staff are very welcoming and friendly and were easy to approach with any concerns, requests or questions.”
Brill company, extremely professional yet friendly and always happy to help! Great to chat to for advice, over all the best in Leeds!”
They're simpy the best and super efficient!!”
In a highly competitive category, this agency should be delighted with itself; the judges were extremely pleased to rewards its efforts with the gold. With a focus on students and young professionals the attitude and communication is well tailored to this audience. The team has an established presence across the social media platforms and uses social networking sites extremely well. The website is very good indeed and has a number of features expected by the young and tech savvy target audience. The directors value their staff and there is a very good mentoring scheme in place to develop negotiators into senior staff. As can be expected in student sharing tenancies, they are well versed in dispute resolution and manage to remedy any issues without legal recourse, so all parties come away happy with the results.”
You've taken a hugh worry from my mind. Thank you so much for all your helpand advice. My tenants have also been really pleased with you which is really nice. Everything was really straightforward and the tenants have been great.”
Sugarhouse Properties are always helpful when we have any problems with the house and always fix it immediately. They are constantly polite and friendly when we are in contact with them.”
Many thanks for all your hard work; your administration is excellent and you communicated well with us throughout”
We had our house on with XXXX for 4 months with no success and no feedback. Sugarhouse advised me to organise some minor improvements and had the house rented within a week! ”
Such friendly and helpful people! All staff are easy to talk to and are open to questions no matter how many! Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a house!”
I have recently organised a house for next year with Sugarhouse and everything went as quick and easy as possible. The team are a great example to all other letting agencies, with their professionalism and commitment. They also make your house-viewing fun, which is very important”
When we were looking for a house they were so helpful in trying to find what we wanted. Whenever we had problems at the house they are always very quick at responding and fixing the problem. We are very happy with the service they have provide and if we were not in our third year we would definately use them again”
Great houses with really good facilities. Always reply straightaway and send someone round within the next 2 days. Staff are so friendly!”