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Top Tips for Renters: Navigating the Application Process with Miles


Navigating the rental application process can sometimes feel daunting, but being well-prepared can significantly increase your chances of securing your desired property. At Miles, we aim to make the application process as smooth as possible. Here are our top tips for prospective renters from our Property Management Team:

1. Always Attend the First Inspection

First impressions count and so does showing up at the first inspection. Many properties will attract significant interest, and opportunities for a second viewing might be limited. Being prompt and prepared at the first inspection can make a crucial difference, especially in a competitive market.

2. View the Property Personally

Applications will not be processed unless the property has been inspected. To ensure the property meets your needs and expectations, make sure to view it personally before applying. Seeing the property yourself also gives you the opportunity to speak in person with the Miles team member who can directly answer any of your questions. 

3. Prepare Your References

One of the first steps in a strong rental application is having credible and up-to-date references. Let your referee’s know ahead of time that they may be contacted by us. This includes previous Rental Providers, employers or other personal references who can vouch for your reliability and character. Advance notice helps ensure they are prepared to respond promptly and positively on your behalf.

4. Complete All Application Details

Accuracy and completeness are key when filling out your rental application. Ensuring that all details are answered to increase your chances of being shortlisted. Missing information can slow down the process and impact your chances of securing the rental. Double-check your application before submission to ensure all responses are correct and complete.

5. At Miles We Value the Importance of Your Application

We understand that waiting can be the hardest part of applying for a new home. Please be patient after you submit your application; we are thorough because we want to ensure the best fit for our Renters and owners alike. Your careful attention to filling out the application is greatly appreciated by our team and is crucial in helping the owner make a decision.

By following these tips, you’ll be better prepared to navigate the renting process and more likely to be successful. We are here to help you find your next home with as little stress as possible. Good luck and we look forward to receiving your application!

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