The evolving build to rent sector

The evolving Build to Rent sector continues to grow and presents an interesting option for tenants seeking top quality, purpose built homes which are professionally managed on site. These types of developments are commonly owned by institutional investment companies who operate a service driven culture that intends to create lengthy tenancies.

Build to Rent developments can be stand-alone, a block or phase within a larger development and will commonly comprise of at least 50 homes. Developers in London have created stunning rental communities within a variety of top notch developments across the capital. These high specification homes often include an array of on-site services and amenities, gyms, swimming pools, communal lounges, cinemas are seen with frequency.

We've handled Build to Rent apartments for their institutional landlords in areas like Ilford, Canary Wharf, Surrey Quays and Lewisham. We proudly assist landlords with portfolios of all sizes, tenants can register their requirements when they commence their search for the perfect property to rent

Whatever your needs are for rented accommodation teams in our award-winning South East London & Kent, Canary Wharf & Docklands and East London & Essex offices are ready to assist you.

Written by Alex Neil

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Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

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