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As one of the longest established and most experienced letting agents in Portsmouth, we can offer a comprehensive service to our tenants.

Renting a property can sometimes be complicated so it is important to familiarise yourself with the process, especially if you are a ‘first time renter’. The step-by-step guide below should help you. If you have anymore questions about renting a property through Chinneck Shaw don’t hesitate to Contact Us.

The internet is by far the best place to search for properties to rent. We advertise our properties ChinneckShaw as well as numerous other sites including, and numerous smaller sites. We also advertise in the local paper – The Portsmouth News.

Before you even look at a property, work out what you can afford by looking at what the basic outgoings are likely to be. For instance:

The monthly rent£
The cost of getting your references£
Inventory and tenancy agreement costs£
The deposit and maintenance costs£
Council Tax£
Water rates / services, gas, electric and telephone charges£
TV license£
Insurance for your belongings£