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Old 02.04.2021, 23:56
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Re: tips for finding accomodation in London

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Sounds like you're trying to find cheap accommodation where it doesn't exist, and likely to land her in a dodgy situation. If Fulham is too expensive, try another area.

"Rents in Fulham can be pretty expensive and you might find yourself paying the same price for a twin share in Fulham as you would for a single room in a place like Acton or Willesden." https://www.stuckinlondon.com/london...ide/fulham.php
I used to live just over the bridge in Putney - it's a little less expensive than Fulham. Southfields (between Putney and Wimbledon) is a little cheaper again. My boxy badly built small 1970s one bed flat is rented out for 1150 a month. In Fulhan that'd probably be more like 1400.
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Re: tips for finding accomodation in London

Barnes and Richmond are also good areas too for what she's looking for ;however, she likes Fulham and being able to go up the new king's road/king's road and taking the district tube line. to get to her company.
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She's looking to find a home;3 beds,2 baths with an outside area as she is now working mainly from home with the company she works for and would like an office(hence the 3rd room)-it's long term as in open ended lease.She already is in London but works a lot and doesn't have much time to look.Thanks, I'll have a look at property guardian.EDIT: I'll rephrase the "open ended " lease- I think these london leases have an option for review after a year or a break in lease contract possibly.I don't know her details-it's just she's not looking to stay short term.

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"Property Guardian" is possibly not for her.



I will try and explain as best I understand it. One has to be vetted, as she has a job, all good on that front.


Some properties are empty for whatever reason and the owners do not wish to go down the renting out route. - it could be a residential or ex business premise (it might be they are waiting to sell it, renovate or something else)


However rather than leave the properties empty, they appoint a company to get in either a Property Guardian or Guardians. Normally children are not accepted. Limited to amount of visitors, no parties. Think pets are not normally allowed. The idea is that someone is living in the property quietly and causing no problems with neighbours at the same time keeping watch over the property. The term of the lease can be a problem, as one has to accept quick notice, maybe a month. - will vary


There is a rent to be paid, but it will be lower than the normal market rent. Some comforts will be up to the Guardian to provide, washing machine etc, may have, may not.


here are some links I have found, you can read more of requirements and what might be on offer:



liveinguardians.com


www.global-guardians.co.uk


loweguardians.com



dotdotdotproperty.com


dexpropertymanagement.co.uk


propertyguardianprotection.com


grandployguardians.com
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Re: tips for finding accomodation in London

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hiya


"Property Guardian" is possibly not for her.



I will try and explain as best I understand it. One has to be vetted, as she has a job, all good on that front.


Some properties are empty for whatever reason and the owners do not wish to go down the renting out route. - it could be a residential or ex business premise (it might be they are waiting to sell it, renovate or something else)


However rather than leave the properties empty, they appoint a company to get in either a Property Guardian or Guardians. Normally children are not accepted. Limited to amount of visitors, no parties. Think pets are not normally allowed. The idea is that someone is living in the property quietly and causing no problems with neighbours at the same time keeping watch over the property. The term of the lease can be a problem, as one has to accept quick notice, maybe a month. - will vary


There is a rent to be paid, but it will be lower than the normal market rent. Some comforts will be up to the Guardian to provide, washing machine etc, may have, may not.


here are some links I have found, you can read more of requirements and what might be on offer:



liveinguardians.com


www.global-guardians.co.uk


loweguardians.com



dotdotdotproperty.com


dexpropertymanagement.co.uk


propertyguardianprotection.com


grandployguardians.com

Thanks v.much
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