lets with pets

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A landlord's guide to renting to pet owners

lets with pets

Pet-owner tenants know how difficult it is to find rented accommodation that allows pets so they are more likely to stay longer than tenants with no pets.

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The benefits of accepting tenants with pets

By accepting tenants with pets you can:

Increase demand for your property and attract responsible tenants

It is an unfortunate fact that petowning tenants find it hard to find a rental property where pets are accepted. Therefore, your property will be sought after and shouldn't be vacant for long and tenants will be less likely to do anything to jeopardise the tenancy. 

Encourage tenants to stay for longer
Pet-owner tenants know how difficult it is to find rented accommodation that allows pets so they are more likely to stay longer than tenants with no pets.


Accepting pets – the next steps

1. Check the terms of your freehold and lease

2. Ask the right questions about the pet

3. Ask for a pet reference

4. Include a pet clause in your tenancy agreement

5. Asking for a higher deposit and professional clean

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