Rentals in the UK

In the process of obtaining a higher education abroad, the housing issue and its costs are a very substantial part. Now we are going to take a look at accommodation rentals in the UK – a destination especially favored by many prospective students over the past few years.

The first year students in the UK are usually accommodated in a dormitory room at the university in order to be better acclimatized. In the second course, however, most of them go to free rent in the most common way – they share their apartment or house. The university, agencies and student organizations provide help in finding accommodation and even roommates. Students hire housing in the so-called “Student area” or beyond – in the private market sector. In the first case, it is a residential background for higher education institutions and intended for use by students. In the other – for the private free real estate market.

  • Where do the students hire?
  • Halls of residence
  • House share (Private homes paid to students)
  • Room in a private house
  • Private flat (Private apartment paid to students)
  • Private sector halls of residence (Private hotel buildings used by students)

The life of the island is expensive and part of it is due to rents

Anyone who wants to study in the UK and intends to live on rent must be prepared for slightly higher rentals compared to countries such as Germany, the Netherlands, France, Italy. Figuratively, the figures are roughly the same, but in one case they are in euro and in the other in British pounds. The difference in the rates of the two currencies means that in London-Paris similarities, in the English city you will pay about 20-25% more.

Big cities have high rents

As everywhere, rents in the capital and cities are higher. A review of single-room bids in an apartment in London and Portsmouth, for example, shows that the capital’s room is twice as expensive – 160 to 80 pounds a week.

Example rents by cities

For the base, we take the most common rental per week for a single room with one bed in an apartment and house in different cities in the UK.

City Apartment House
London £100 – £400 £80 – £200
Birmingham £90 – £150 £40 – £100
Liverpool £60 – £100 £50 – £100
Manchester £70 – £150 £50 – £50
Oxford £50 – £150 £100 – £200
Edinburgh, Scotland £100 – £150 £50 – £150
>Cardiff, Wales £80 – £150 £80 – £100
Belfast, Northern Ireland £50 – 100 £50 – £100

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What is obvious

Begin to keep track of the real estate market for students, there are a few things you will notice: firstly, as in the case of large cities, it is more expensive, secondly, the offered rooms at home are usually more than those in an apartment and almost always Cheaper, third – with £ 400 a month you can cover your rent in every city on the island, fourth – London stands out as the city with the highest rents.

The roommates

image of roommatesUsing a private home is a luxury that few can afford, and the real student life comes from sharing it with roommates.

The cultural model in offering home use has long-standing traditions in the UK and functions well. This does not mean that everything is perfect, but it means that you can get a lot of information and offers via the Internet or on the spot and get in touch with a large number of students looking for people to share rentals. The http://ift.tt/1bkBwZj site has a special section where students from all over the world exchange information about free rooms and look for roommates.

  • Summary and advice
  • The amounts paid by students for free rent vary in different cities. The average price per week is about 70 GBP.
  • The basic rule is that the rent falls with the increase in the number of students who share the apartment or the house, but the restriction is usually up to 4 people in a home.
  • Important: Do you sign an agreement once, you have to pay the rent until the end of the term in it, even if you decide to go out earlier!
  • Current and gas bills will increase your spending by about 40 pounds in the winter months.
  • It is possible to have separate cable TV in the room and to terminate the service in the summer months in which you will eventually be absent. As a rule, each dwelling has one TV license and every other receiver has to declare.
  • You need to make insurance of your property in the dwelling. Seek help from the higher school you are studying.
  • The location of the dwelling in relation to the university may burden your budget with transport costs, or make this feather superfluous.
  • The Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) is the agreement signed by the student for the use of a dwelling. It is usually concluded for a period of 6 months to 3 years. For students, it is most convenient to rent the home for 9-10 months as the school year lasts, but this does not regulate landlords, and they usually insist on a minimum of 12 months in order to keep housing empty during the summer months.
  • Students of full-time education are exempt from paying a fee to the local authority, but those who study part-time (abstention) are not.

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How do we clean when we leave our rented property?

It’s great to stay in a good relationship with your former landlord. Not only to be able to get your deposit when you leave the room but also to always be able to count on calling you to give you an important letter arriving at the old address or to hand over to you if someone has been looking for you. So when you leave the property it should look like a cover of a magazine – unless you have explicitly understood anything else with the owners.

Tips for cleaning your rented property

When moving, there are so many things to do that there is very little time left to clean the dwelling. Here are some basic tips that will help you in this task:

  • Buying Strong Products – Although I am a supporter of the environmental clean-up of the home, I know that eco-preparations sometimes have a slower effect than ordinary cleaning products. To save time and effort, simply load with powerful cleaning products.
  • Making a list – It’s easy to forget something important when we are overwhelmed by thousands of tasks. That’s why it’s best to make a list of all the places that need to be cleaned up.
  • Care for detail – It’s unbelievable how small things contribute to the overall impression! Do not forget to sprinkle with a room freshener and pull the curtains after the cleaning and before handing over the apartment – so the room will be bright and will smell nice. Also – never leave garbage, be it a paper napkin or empty plastic bag.

A list of things that need to be cleaned

I decided to list a few things that we must clean to make the house look good.

The Refrigerator – Empty the refrigerator and turn it off. Remove all shelves, partitions, and compartments and clean them. Wipe the refrigerator from the inside and leave it wide open and off to avoid molding until it is time to hand it over to the landlords. The same is true after cleaning the dishwasher if any.

The Oven – Even if you have cleaned the whole kitchen perfectly, if the stove is covered with stains or burned grease, everything will look dirty. Try better to rub stove and oven with a strong detergent.

The Carpets – Besides the usual cleaning with a vacuum cleaner, you should take the time to clean the carpets, unless you have done it sooner. It is best to contact a professional cleaning company – it will save you a lot of time and the services are in everyone’s pockets.

The Mattress – Ventilate the mattress and clean it if necessary.

The Curtains – Dust curtains can make the room look even neat. Wash the curtains and spray them lightly with a scent before hanging them.

The Windows and mirrors – Fingerprints and droplets do not look good.

The Bathroom and the toilet – Using a strong detergent, scrub the bathroom and toilet to a shine. Pay particular attention to the shower, toilet bowl and sinks. Always make a good impression leaving a toilet roll in the bathroom as well as a new soap – it can be cheap, it is important to have.

Walls – if there are stains or scratches on the walls, keep in mind that they will be doubled when you clean up and empty the entire accommodation. Be sure to remove any traces of the walls. Scratches of colored pencils and pastels can be cleaned with a toothpaste – see how in this article. It’s also a good idea to block the holes you’ve done on the walls for pictures, pictures, or shelves.

The Empty cabinets – Never leave anything in wardrobes and cabinets. If you do not need something, throw it away, or give it away – no one likes to clean up someone else’s belongings.

Dust and spider webs – just before looking at the transfer, check once again for dust and spider webs and clean them so they do not interfere with the good look of the dwelling.
When you’re ready to clean the old quarters, leave the past behind, but keep the good memories you had there.


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The ultimate guide for bachelor flat move out cleaning

The bachelor flat is a certain very weird and uncommon kind of flat, we all know. It may be messy and unorganized, in most of the cases, and pedantically arranged, too rarely. But what we all know as well is that when the rent agreement is coming to an end and the move out is just around the corner, the bachelors, the majority of them, are panicked and shocked, not knowing what to do, where to start from, who to hire and who to trust. And if there is no mother and no girlfriend by their sides, they are lost. They feel like on an abandoned island in the middle of an ocean with no map, no ship, and no surviving skills. And here comes this guide – the most useful and needed thing indeed. So if you feel like you have no clue what end of tenancy cleaning is, why it is performed and how to turn your Bachelor home into a normal one again, you are at the right place – SYK End of Tenancy Cleaning will give you the right tips and directions.

What is it and where to start from?

The main goal of every end of tenancy cleaning is a returning of the accommodation in its initial condition. Thus after you leave the landlord or the letting agency will find new tenants more easily without having to spend too much time cleaning and preparing the house. This kind of requirement is logical, because the way some people don’t maintain their homes may lead to some places turned into battlefields. So the security deposit, which you gave when you first moved in, is returned to you after an inspection after that move out cleaning, if it is done successfully, of course. The first thing you have to do, however, has nothing to do with cleaning. You have to pack all your stuff, leaving all the cupboards, shelves, wardrobes and even appliances empty. If you have too many belongings it is a nice idea to gather some friends and rely on their help.

The professional service

The best news for every bachelor is that these days everything else could be done super facilely. What you need to do is make a little research and find the best London’s end of tenancy cleaning company. Then you have to arrange an appointment for a day you can give them the keys from your home. And then an experienced team full of skilled and expert people will arrive at your door and the cleaners with patience and assiduity will take care of every single place of your house. They use efficient and strong detergents and professional cleaning products thus assuring wonderful results. At the end when you come back home, you will be impressed by what they have performed, which most of the customers say that is not a simple cleaning. Hire a transportation company thereafter as well, which will get your stuff to the new place and you can keep on living your amazing Bachelor life just thereafter.

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12 Rules For a Clean Home Every Day

Not always cleaning is among your favorite household duties. Sometimes it takes more time, sometimes you are just tired after work. See 12 rules to keep in order to have a clean home every day.

 

  1. Do not walk with dirty shoes – it may sound logical, but it often happens at the last moment, after we got into shoes, to remember that we have forgotten something in the other room. Entering with dirty shoes leaves footprints and patches on the floor, which will then cost you more time and effort in basic cleaning.

  2. Fix your bed – it takes no more than 5 minutes, and instantly leaves a feeling of coziness and order. To save time, use linen with elastic – they are easier to stretch. Cover the bed to improve the decor in the bedroom and cover the small folds of the blanket.

  3. Ventilate – fresh air is good for both your health and home comfort. While drinking your coffee in the kitchen, open the bedroom or ventilate the living room while preparing to work in the bedroom.

  4. Do not pile the laundry – if you notice that you have gathered enough clothing from one group, just put them into the washing machine – it will not take you more than a minute or two, and the result will be limiting the pile.

  5. Do not mess clothes – so keep your home stacked and prepared for unexpected guests. In the bedroom you can hang hangers on the door to put your household clothes there. The other option is to place a special place (chair, armchair, metal hanger) where you can leave the clothes you will be dressed in.

  6. Arrange the living room every night – this is the room where you welcome your guests. It is good to be prepared for any unexpected visits, so best fix the decorative cushions in the evenings, arrange the coffee table and take away glasses, books or other forgotten items.

  7. Do not let the dishwasher wait – when the work is done, unload the dishes and put them in place. After dinner, immediately load it for a new course – so no dishes will accumulate in the sink, and the dried food is easier to wash away.

  8. Clean the sink – speaking of dishwashing, we should note that the sink also needs attention. Do not let it fill up and throw away any food left before going into the canal. Add a little preparation for more shine.

  9. Keep the kitchen clean – while something delicious is baked in the oven, you can wipe the kitchen counter or put the dirty dishes in the dishwasher. Once you have finished working with the hotplates, wipe them around to avoid any greasy stains.

  10. Do not forget the toilet – a little detergent and a nice flavor are a quick and easy way to clean the sink and toilet in minutes.

  11. Arrange on the go – whenever you notice something isn’t in its place, place it where it should stand.

  12. Plan – the organization is the key to the clean and tidy home. Plan your household chores – which day is better for you to iron, when to scrub the bathroom tiles, when to run the vacuum cleaner.

 

Meanwhile, do everything else on the list – it will take you no more than 30 minutes a day, but it will save you tremendous effort in basic cleaning and you will always be assured that your home is clean and ready for guests. If you follow these simple rules, your home will always be stacked. And we from SYK cleaning will take care of the professional cleaning London or in any place you need us.


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Christmas Cleaning Tips

Christmas is knocking on the door. Are you ready? There is one very important thing before you decorate your home for the holidays and this is the housecleaning.

In this busy time of the year, you have so many tasks to do – planning, organizing, shopping cleaning, etc. On top of that, you should go to work. Your free time is so valuable, how to get enough for doing all. It sounds like mission impossible.

Stop worrying! We are here to take care оf your perfect holiday. SYK Cleaning provides to their client’s wide range of services – end of tenancy cleaning, house cleaning, carpet cleaning, oven cleaning, one-off cleaning, seasonal cleaning.

Spend wisely your budget. We know that the presents are the most important part of the Christmas holidays. That’s why we offer to you high professional cleaning at low prices. All you have to do is relieve the stress and let us do the job for you. You save time, money and headaches. Rely on the professionals. We will make your home shine.

For those who still want to do it by themselves here are some good tips for Christmas cleaning:

  1. Make a cleaning plan
    Allocate your time for every room.
  2. Make a checklist
    You have so many things to think about over the Christmas. It’s almost sure that you’ll miss cleaning important parts in your home. You don’t want your guest to stay disappointed by the hygiene.
  3. Clean the windows
    We know the weather is cold, but Christmas lights will stay more beautiful on gleaming windows. Use pure vinegar for the stains.
  4. Polish the cutlery
    Have a perfect dinner. Make your cutlery shine with baking soda and salt bath.
  5. Clean out the fridge
    Throw out all the unnecessary things in the fridge. Free enough space for the Christmas food.
  6. Vacuum and mop all rooms
    Don’t forget to clean under the furniture.
  7. Make shine your bathroom
    Clean well the shower, the sink and counter area, the exterior of the toilet and the mirror.

You are ready now to meet the holidays in clean, refreshed and cozy home. SYK Cleaning’s team wish you Magic Christmas holidays.


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SYK End of Tenancy Cleaning Becomes One of Most Recommended Cleaning Services in London

London, UK — (ReleaseWire) — 12/07/2015 –A London end of tenancy cleaning company has become one of the most recommended cleaning companies in London for Landlords who need their rental property cleaned and available for the next tenant. SYK End of Tenancy understands the importance of providing a same day end of tenancy cleaning service, and that is why with their quick professional and affordable service, more Landlords are turning to them.

Landlords and rental agencies understand how important it is to have a property looking new for their next tenant. However, not every tenant makes that job easy. Some tenants do not leave the property in the same condition as when they first moved in, which means more cleaning work required. SYK End of Tenancy understands that, and that is why they have gained a reputation for being able to deal with any state that a tenant has left the property in.

SYK End of Tenancy Cleaning has become the fourth emergency service for Landlords requiring their rental property ready for their next tenant. They can provide a same day service, which includes carpet cleaning and oven cleaning. With their professional services, a property can be ready to let out again within 24 hours, which allows a Landlord to avoid loss of rental income.

A spokesman for SYK End of Tenancy said: “We are proud of the service we provide. With our full end of tenancy cleaning service, a Landlord can have their property ready to rent out straight away.”

The end of tenancy cleaning company is known for having some of the most highly trained cleaners in London. With their services fully insured and guaranteed, they give Landlords a service they can trust and rely on. Landlords can arrange a contract service or a cleaning service booked as and when required.

SYK End of Tenancy Cleaning in London also offers one-off cleans where they can visit a property to clean a carpet or clean an oven.

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Best London Professionals’ End of Tenancy Carpet Cleaning

and how it differs from your weekly cleaning routine

The city is full of advertisements of cleaning companies and cleaning specialists. Your friends are using the services those professional cleaners offer and they are pretty satisfied. Your colleagues are talking you about the incredible work of a small cleaning team that transformed their houses in hours. But still, you may be sceptical.

What are those people doing that you aren’t? Do they have a secret? Do they use different detergents or different techniques? And isn’t every cleaning just a matter of time?

If you are still asking those questions, I would have to tell you that you are a little bit late for the show. Yeah, the professional experts are just cleaning and there is nothing magical in their powers except for the fact that they are doing it better, much, much better. In other words, if you need long weekend for cleaning the living room and the kitchen at your place, because you need to buy detergents and cleaning tools and do all the work, then a team of experienced and well-trained professionals will manage to clean the same two rooms in exactly two hours. And trust me – they will look amazing! But what about the end of tenancy carpet cleaning and how exactly are they nailing this one? Keep on reading and you will know all about it!

They Vacuum

Yeah, this sounds super simple and yeah, I know that you can vacuum your carpet pretty well, but this particular step is essential for the good carpet cleaning and especially for the end of tenancy one which needs to be superb. So by vacuuming they will remove all the dust, grime, and hair and will be able to go on.

They Analyze

Now they can really see the condition of your carpet, so they make a proper and strategically well-developed plan. They now see whether there are many stains and spots or whether the overall condition of the carpet is fairly good. This step is more than important because they have only an hour or two for the entire end of tenancy carpet cleaning, which means that the sole lack of good plan can fail them. And the professionals are never about failing.

Clean with Technique, Knowledge, and Professionalism

So far you must still believe that the professional cleaners are no that better than you. And you may have some right. The truth is, however, that the previous steps were the preparation and only after it comes the real work. Now they can shine and they can make your house shine and especially your carpet. They are removing all the spots with the specialized strong, environmental-friendly, and super efficient detergents. And then they are using the special electronic machinery to clean deeply the entire carpeted floor. So they are refreshing the carpet as a whole and making it look like a brand new. So next time just choose the professionals and their service.


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Optimize Your Cleaning Routine

Learn

There is no way you could have great experience in this field if you are not working in the industry, but there are many ways you could learn. The people who perform an end of tenancy cleaning for you, for instance, could give you some hacks. Online you could find many useful tips, as well. And your mom is your best advisor. Never forget that.

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Be consistent

The truth is that even if you are not doing it exactly how it has to be done, your clean-up will be efficient and successful if you are consistent. That is why you should never procrastinate and skip a cleaning only because you are lazy.

 


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Travelling with kids: the reality and some tips

Your little 3-year old girl is the cutest one in the world. She is not one of the always-want-something kids, she is not crying so much (lately) and you notice some little things that show you how quickly she is growing up – she is not a little baby any more. And you have always dreamed about a trip to Paris, or Barcelona or New York, and you tell yourself that she is old enough. For God sake, even for a second you do not think about leaving without your little one. Ok, you are all done, obviously you are more than brave, as well, or just too delude: the time will show. After packing for hours, taking at least two suitcases for a long weekend in Paris, you are about to go to the airport. For now, everyone is calm, threateningly calm maybe. Well, the little kids are always …@http://babywipeshq.com/travel/travelling-with-kids-the-reality-and-some-tipsTravelling-with-kids-the-reality-and-some-tips