Guide to Renting Property in Manchester

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Our friendly and experienced team at Bentley Hurst will guide you along your rental journey with honest, expert advice, and locally tailored information

Work out finances

Take some time to think about your income and your outgoings so you can calculate your budget.

Start your search

Register today with Bentley Hurst to get information on the latest properties coming onto the market, complete with a 3D Virtual tour, professional photographs and extensive local information about things like local schools, transport links, restaurants and bars etc.

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View properties

Once you have found the properties you’re looking for, it is now the time to start having a look at them in person!

Making an offer

As soon as you find the right property, it's time to put in an offer. Make sure you outline the following details to us: the price you want to pay for the monthly rent, length of tenancy you require, any requests you may have and the date you would like to move in.


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Offer accepted

Great news, your offer has been accepted!

Pay holding deposit

Holding deposits are now taken. This is equivalent to one weeks rent and the agent will take the property off the market. It is important that you disclose at this stage anything that may have an adverse affect on your credit rating for referencing purposes.

References commence

The tenancy will be subject to successful referencing which include credits checks, employment and landlord references.

Signing the tenancy agreement

This is the legal contract between you, the tenant and the landlord.

Move in

On the day of move in, you will pay your deposit, one months rent, collect your keys and move into your new home!