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I AM SOON GOING TO START MY STUDIES AT TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY IN MIDDLESBROUGH. I HAD A VIEWING OF A ( 6 BEDROOM FLAT FOR STUDENT adVertised just as i have written)AN ENSUITE FLAT THAT I WILL BE LIVING IN FOR MSTUDIES. THE RENT IS £390.00 AND I AM TOLD I WILL PAY ADDITIONAL £390.00 FOR SECURITY DEPOSIT. I FEEL IT IS TOO MUCH CONSIDERING I AM A STUDENT. CAN ANYONE ADVICE ME ON THIS TYPE OF FEES? THANK YOU
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I AM SOON GOING TO START MY STUDIES AT TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY IN MIDDLESBROUGH. I HAD A VIEWING OF A ( 6 BEDROOM FLAT FOR STUDENT adVertised just as i have written)AN ENSUITE FLAT THAT I WILL BE LIVING IN FOR MSTUDIES. THE RENT IS £390.00 AND I AM TOLD I WILL PAY ADDITIONAL £390.00 FOR SECURITY DEPOSIT. I FEEL IT IS TOO MUCH CONSIDERING I AM A STUDENT. CAN ANYONE ADVICE ME ON THIS TYPE OF FEES? THANK YOU
If its private rented then the LL can charge what he wants. 4-6 weeks rent is normal. You can try and negotiate with the LL but it is standard.
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if its private rented then the ll can charge what he wants. 4-6 weeks rent is normal. You can try and negotiate with the ll but it is standard.
i dont deal direct with the ll but the agent is eazy move in middlesbrough.
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i dont deal direct with the ll but the agent is eazy move in middlesbrough.
As I said 4-6 weeks rent is a normal deposit.
Once you sign up though you are committed for the entire year, so dont commit unless you are sure.
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