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How It Works

Find a house or houses from our website that you want to look at.

Get in touch by email at info@bluedoorofyork.com or text or phone on 07809471389 to arrange a viewing.

It’s best if everyone comes at the same time to minimise disruption to our existing tenants.

We do not charge any fees whatsoever for finding or holding a property for you.

Sign a Tenancy Agreement. Our tenancies normally run for 12 months from July.
We like to send you copies of the agreement in advance so you can read it before you sign.

Once you’ve chosen a house, you pay a £200 deposit each which is held during your tenancy at the government approved Deposit Protection Service. This is returned to you at the end of your tenancy so long as the house is in the same condition as when you moved in, except for normal wear and tear.

It’s as easy as that. You then move into your house in July!

*Important legal stuff.

Your rent is paid quarterly in advance – your first payment is due in July and the rest coincide with your Student loan payments in October, January and April.

You all sign a standard shorthold Tenancy Agreement. This is a legally binding document which guarantees you the house.

You all need to be sure that you want to live together before signing. You are signing “jointly and severally“ which means you are signing for the house as a group and not as individuals. You are all responsible for ensuring all the conditions of the contract are met.

If any of you do not want to live in the house after signing the contract, you are all responsible for finding replacement tenants to take your place who are acceptable to the rest of your group and your landlord.

Latest News: All of our houses for the 2019-2020 academic year have now rented. Thanks for your interest!