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Where?

Firstly choose areas that do and do not interest you. What do you need to be near – a station, bars & restaurants, the beach, a park, schools, your dear Grandma? If you need a bit more information click here. By far the best way to be sure is to spend a bit of time…

Furnished or Unfurnished?

The majority of property in the Brighton & Hove area is unfurnished which tends to be preferable if you have your own things. For furnished property there is no set amount of items a property should contain so it does vary from a few items EG sofa and a wardrobe (Part-Furnished) to the main items…

Viewing a Property

It’s always a good idea to turn up a few minutes before the viewing to get a feel for the location, which could potentially be your home. Bishop Sullivan are obliged to inform you of any relevant information that could affect your decision so do not worry about being unaware of the recent crashed UFO…

Remember the Bills

Don’t forget to factor in costs on top of the rent, such as utility bills, TV licence and internet access costs. Remember that full-time students are usually exempt from paying council tax.

Maintenance

Keep Bishop Sullivan or your Landlord informed of problems with the property. Seemingly small issues, like sealant coming away from around a bath, can escalate and lead to bigger problems such as water leakage, which can reap havoc not just in your property, but also your neighbour‚Äôs if left unattended. It sounds obvious, but don‚Äôt…