Student Accommodation Red Flags to Look Out For | Castle Homes

Is there anything more exciting than moving into your new home? When it comes to finding the perfect student accommodation in Hull, there are a few things to look out for to ensure you don’t get carried away with the excitement and get blindsided by shady landlord practices. Here are some potential student accommodation red flags to look out for when booking your student accommodation.


Low Rent Rates

If it looks too good to be true, it probably is! If the rent on a property looks incredibly low compared to other properties you’re looking at, it’s more than likely a sign. Typically, low rent rates indicate that tenants are avoiding the property for a reason or the landlord will hit you with unexpected additional fees after signing up. 


Not Understanding Your Terms of Lease

Understanding the terms of your lease is incredibly important. Once you find the perfect property, you must read over your contract and the lease conditions very carefully. A couple of things to check for before finalising your contract are: 

Here at Castle Homes, we’re there to help you – not hinder you. Our team are student accommodation experts and will support you at every step of your university journey, with no hidden costs. 


Unable to View Your Accommodation or Contact Your Landlord 

Before you sign any agreement, you should be able to view your student accommodation to make sure it’s the right place for you – after all, you will be spending a big part of the year here. Here at Castle Homes, we offer you the chance to book a viewing for any of the properties on our website, giving you the opportunity to view flats, studios and house shares. 

Another big thing to look out for is whether or not you can easily get in touch with your landlord. The Castle Homes team are available and more than happy to help. Whether you have a question about a property or you need to book a repair, simply email or call us and we can help! 


The Best Student Accommodation in Hull 

As a student accommodation provider in Hull, we strive to be the best – and we firmly believe we are. University isn’t just about the course you’re studying, it’s about building friendships for life and memories that will last forever and we love being a part of that. 

If you’re looking for a hassle and stress-free student accommodation experience in Hull, look no further. We take care of all the boring hard work so you don’t have to. Our tenants are at the heart of what we do. To book a viewing, visit our website or contact us today.

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