Property Tenants

let agreed: moving in to house
The term used when tenants and landlords carry out review, reference and paperwork before signing the lease must be agreed. During this period, both parties undertook to continue the contract, but no legal documents were signed, so there is no legal return if for some reason it does not proceed. However, it is generally agreed that neither party will explore other options (landlords generally do not show ownership to other prospective tenants, and tenants are generally required to maintain this property) as this step continues. What does let agreed mean Its common to see the term let agreed when looking to rent somewhere. If the property is now considered let agreed then why is the property still advertised and why are they announcing that a let is agreed? You might be right to assume that it means that the property is no longer in the rental market. However, this does not mean that the property has been let , only that it is still being considered and it has a high chance of being let. The term, let agreed, means that an offer from a potential tenant on a property was generally accepted by the landlord or real estate agent. However, before the agreement can be completed and keys can be delivered, tenant checks are required, including credit checks, immigration checks (rental law) and contact references. So if you are looking for a place to rent and see, let agreed, next to the advertisement or on a sign in front of the property, then the best advice will probably pass on this property and look for a different rental property. However, it may still be possible that the let falls through, so you might want to keep an eye out or consider making an offer anyway. From a tenant's point of view, they can decide that the property is not for them, or that they cannot pass reference checks. The landlord may decide to explore options with another potential tenant or delay the immediate lease of the property. Although frustrating until a lease is signed, neither party has legal commitment until the let has been legally signed off. It may still be helpful to contact the agent and register your interest. This allows you to terminate at the top of the queue if the request fails for any reason in the final phase. You may also notice that the officer is able to give you help or advice on how to advance your search. In most cases, however, it will be a long time to ask about renting a property that is "and sour" and relies on the landlord to decide if they allow you to see it at all. Let agreed, is the point where tenants and landlords have made a written agreement to move forward with their agreement, but the parties have not yet signed the final lease - and there is still a possibility that those contracts will fail. If a property is let, it means that the lease is in place. Although there are different types of agreements that can be extended to tenancies between landlords and tenants, the vast majority of UK leases (for the private rental sector or PRS) are insured for short-term leases or STAs. An AST agreement is a standardized expression of the British Housing Act, which guarantees tenants the right to rent and enjoy their home for the duration of the contract, and the right of a landlord to take possession of the house again after the term expires. The rights of tenants and landlords using a guaranteed short-term lease have changed over time, and as political parties and governments adjust their policies to try to address the current housing shortage in the UK through legislative changes, everything is changing. When does a rental agreement become legally binding? A lease becomes legally binding as soon as it is signed by all parties involved - the tenant or tenant. There are elements that contain a grant, such as: Tenant name(s) Name and contact details of the owner (or REPRESENTATIVE of the United Kingdom) Full address of abandoned property The rental start date The length of the rental The rent to be paid The date the rent expires Deposit Guarantee System Details Unlike some contracts, there is no period of time for the lease. Once all parties have signed the document, it is legally binding and all parties have agreed to comply with the content.
Social Housing
To get a council house each council will have their own criteria. Typically, You aren't guaranteed when you will exactly get a property. You will join a waiting list, the time to get a council house will be different for each council. The best way to find out how long you will likely have to wait for a counci house is to ask your local housing representive. You are able to apply for a council house if you are 18 years old. In some circumstances you can apply at a younger age. If you do not currently live in the area you are still able to request a council house. Waiting Lists for Council Houses. Councils will decide who to offer a council house to based on a point system. The applicant will be put in to a category band based on their needs. The council will look through your conditions, such as current housing, is it adequate enough bases on your conditions or requirements. Such as, health conditions. The council will put you in a category based on your criteria, when you are at the top of the list you will be contacted by your council. Your representive will let you know that a property is available. Each council will have its own criteria, you should contact your local council. Unfortunately there is no guarantee that the council will be able to provide a council house. You are able to apply for a council house through the council or sometimes the housing authority. The council will assess your application. If the accept you they will add you to a waiting list. The council will prioritise who to give a council house to first based on their needs. You may apply for a house which belongs to you local council or through the local housing association. In some situations the local council will advise you to apply through the housing association. You may apply to different housing associations and councils. If your current housing association or local council has a long waiting list you can apply in other locations. You will be on multiple waiting lists which will increase the liklihood of you receiving a council house. Each council and housing association will be different. Typically to be accepted you will need to be on low income, or have little income available. You will also liekly need to have lived locally for a long period or have a reason to want to move. Such as having family in that area. Not all associations or councils require you to have a reason to move to that location. If you are looking to apply for a council house in a different area, you should confirm with that association if you are elligible. Who is entitled to apply for a council house? All coucnils and housing association have a waiting list for people who have applied for a councile house. There is different criteria for British and Irish citizens other EU citizens People from outside the EU You will be more likely to be offered a council house if you have been put as a priority. Some reasons for being a priority could be: being homeless or having no accomodation. The council should help you if you currently have no accomodation. Another reason could be if your current situation is affecting your long term health. Of if you are in danger in your current accomodation, such as being a victim of violence, or domestic abuse, or if you on a witness protection programme. You will likely need to wait a while before you get an offer. Even if you have a priority concern. If the council if overwhelmed then you will need to wait for an availability. You can ask your local association or council how long your application will take and how long it will take for you to receive a council house. Your likliness of receiving a council house will depends on how many houses are available and your suitability to the properties available. Receiving an offer After receiving an offer you will need to respond quickly. Normally, councils will give a very strict deadline on how long you have to accept an offer. Councils have a limited number of houses and will have many other applicants. If you do not accept they will be looking at offering the house to another applicant. If you do not respond in a timely manner they will pass the house on, and you will have to wait for another available house. If you keep declining offers or if they find you ar enot responding that may remove you from the waiting list.