“1. Find housing rental information on various Chinese forums or local British information websites (such as Gumtree). There are many private houses in this type of forum, and the check-in procedure is simple. Most of the landlords or second-hand landlords directly publish the house information on the Internet, and contact the student accommodation in Edinburgh by phone.
2. Find a house through a regular local real estate agency. The more common websites include Find a Property and Rightmove. The intermediary has complicated procedures for finding a house and charges a certain fee, which takes a long time, but the interests of the tenants are relatively more secure.
3. Find housing through the introduction of acquaintances or friends.
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Most of the overseas Chinese students rent houses through the first way, and landlords withhold deposits for various reasons from time to time.
Steven, who is studying for a master’s degree at University College London, said that when he moved out of his original residence when the rental contract expired, the landlord deducted 50 pounds from the original 400 pounds deposit as “”cleaning”” on the grounds that the room was not clean enough when he moved out. fee””.
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Allan, who studied at Loughborough University, also admitted that when he moved out of the house, when the landlord inspected the facilities in the Edinburgh student accommodation, he used the damage of the wardrobe door as an excuse to deduct a certain amount from the deposit. And Allen said that when he first moved in, he called the landlord to mention the problem with the cabinet door and asked for repairs, but the landlord has not responded. Leon, who is studying for a doctorate at the London School of Economics and Political Science, said frankly that his worst renting experience was because he only told the landlord 2 weeks in advance that he was going to leave, and the housing contract required a month’s notice to the landlord when he moved out. The landlord used this as a reason to deduct Put down the full deposit.
Maggie, who just graduated from Exeter University last year, also said that she lived in a two-bedroom apartment during her studies. The second landlord couple rented the living room to another couple of tenants in order to earn more money. Ask Maggie for advice. There was no public space for eating, and 5 people used one bathroom, which brought a lot of inconvenience to life and violated the rights and interests of tenants. Later, Mggie had to come out to find another house.”