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Staking a claim to a room

Once you've found the room of your dreams you're going to have to move fast to stake a claim. The housing market is a tight one and there will be plenty of other prospective roommates eager to find somewhere decent and affordable to call home.

As a prospective roommate you may or may not be on the lease, depending on the arrangement with the current tenants. Depending on the agreement you may need to come armed with lots of documentation to ensure your application is processed as quickly and smoothly as possible. It's best to be prepared so you don't miss out.

What you'll need to provide:

It's best to prepare all these documents in advance and keep them in a folder when you go apartment hunting. That way you can be sure you won't miss out on the ideal apartment share.

Haven't found a room yet? Check out a list of rooms for rent ccurrently listed on SpareRoom.


Disclaimer - This is for general information purposes only and shouldn't be treated as legal advice. We recommend you consult an experienced Landlord Tenant attorney if you need specific legal advice.

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