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However, we do understand that making such a big decision without actually visiting the property yourself can be a little daunting, and you may consider it a risk. To help, here are a few things to consider when using video to view property to rent, and remember, we are on-hand to discuss anything and everything you need to know to make an informed decision.
There are advantages of video viewings, certainly speed and practicality. Making a quick decision is important when renting in Bristol as the rental market is extremely competitive. Often, there are likely to be several people bidding for a property the day it comes onto the market. Our video viewings mean you can see a property straight away, you can express an interest or submit an offer before others.
Because video viewings can be done on any device, at any time, and from anywhere, they are incredibly practical for people who are not based in Bristol or simply do not have time to spend hours physically viewings multiple properties.
There may be some details you’re not able to confirm on a video tour. No problem, we understand that you will need to ask more questions after a video viewing than a physical viewing. There is no such thing as a silly question, it’s likely we will have anticipated these and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Here are a few we’d expect to answer so that you can make an informed decision and proceed if it’s the place for you.
And remember to check the additional photographs we take and the floor plan too. For the immediate area outside, check Google street view.
If you like the look of the accommodation and condition then, of course, there’s more information you’ll need before the final decision. Here are some other things you may like to ask about.
In order to help secure the best possible place for you, it’s important we fully understand everything about your search - your property and area requirements, any relevant personal circumstances, timeframes and budget.
Get in touch to discuss all aspects of renting with Ocean and click here for more information on renting with Ocean and for further reassurance. It is very important that you feel you can trust Ocean to assist you with your property search and secure your new rental agreement.
If you are very concerned about the risk of not liking the property once you are in there, ask the agent if it is possible to insert a 6-month break clause into your tenancy agreement. This means that if you don’t like the property, you will be able to move out of the property in six months, with no financial penalties.