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    • funkey_monkey
    • By funkey_monkey 4th Sep 17, 12:42 PM
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    Renting Assistance
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    • 4th Sep 17, 12:42 PM
    Renting Assistance 4th Sep 17 at 12:42 PM
    Hi,

    I'm looking to rent an apartment or small house for myself from the start of next month.

    Apart from PropertyPal - where else can I search for properties? I'm struggling to get something suitable.
    Edit - just remembered about Gumtree.

    Also, is there much chance of negotiating on the min term of the lease?

    What would £600pcm get me in Belfast - I would be okay going out southwards towards Four Winds.

    I've looked on SpareRoom but I think I'm now a bit old for sharing - both in my own mindset and also judging by the criteria in the adverts.


    Thanks.
    Last edited by funkey_monkey; 04-09-2017 at 2:23 PM.
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    • Old Git
    • By Old Git 4th Sep 17, 5:51 PM
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    • 4th Sep 17, 5:51 PM
    Dont forget facebook .Get yourself known to local agents .I know of one house ( not in Belfast ) The agent advertised it on Facebook 40 minutes later they had it as let .However I know for fact it was already let before it was advertised .As for min term ,not really negotiable unless its a hard to let property .
    "Do not regret growing older, it's a privilege denied to many"
    • funkey_monkey
    • By funkey_monkey 4th Sep 17, 8:42 PM
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    • 4th Sep 17, 8:42 PM
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    • 4th Sep 17, 8:42 PM
    Are there any letting agencies that are recommended?
    Plus how much would be needed to get a reasonable terrace/apartment in either city centre or south/south east Belfast?

    I was hoping to pick somethign up for around £650 max - is that feasible?

    A one bed or studio apartment would suffice for me.
    • Old Git
    • By Old Git 5th Sep 17, 7:37 AM
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    • 5th Sep 17, 7:37 AM
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    • 5th Sep 17, 7:37 AM
    Are there any letting agencies that are recommended?
    Plus how much would be needed to get a reasonable terrace/apartment in either city centre or south/south east Belfast?

    I was hoping to pick somethign up for around £650 max - is that feasible?

    A one bed or studio apartment would suffice for me.
    Originally posted by funkey_monkey
    From propertypal .South Belfast max 2 bed max £600 per month 154 properties .east Belfast 83 properties .City centre 7 properties
    "Do not regret growing older, it's a privilege denied to many"
    • funkey_monkey
    • By funkey_monkey 10th Sep 17, 2:14 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 2:14 PM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 2:14 PM
    Is this a dodge advert? I don't recognise it and it seems too good to be true.
    11 Montgomery St is the Garrick Bar AFAIK.

    https://www.spareroom.co.uk/flatshare/flatshare_detail.pl?flatshare_id=8748214&search_id =&city_id=&flatshare_type=offered&search_results=% 2Fflatshare%2F%3Ffilter%3Dshortlist%26flatshare_ty pe%3Doffered&
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