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8 tips on how to get your student accommodation deposit back at the end of the tenancy

07 May 2019

For many students at Chester University, one of the biggest headaches is managing your finances and making sure you have enough to live off when you’re not going to be receiving much income.  Renting student accommodation will require you to put down a deposit, usually around one month’s rent in...


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When is the best time to start looking for student accommodation in Chester?

26 March 2019

Whether you have just been offered a place at Chester University, The Hammond or Cheshire College, or you are in your first and second year as a student, finding suitable student accommodation will always need to be on your radar. No sooner than you’ve settled in your new university halls,...


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Finding the best student accommodation in Chester

06 February 2019

Chester is a fantastic city to spend your university days. Not only is it packed with history, it also offers great high street shopping with an abundance of cosy pubs, elegant bars and glamorous clubs to choose from. The city was named as the second best place to live in...


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The benefits of renting a private house share as a Chester University student

15 November 2018

Whether you’ve just been offered a place at Chester University or are looking ahead to next year, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is choosing which student accommodation best suits your needs.  From halls of residence and privately-run blocks right through to private house shares, it is...


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How can I get my Landlord to return my deposit?

28 December 2017

How long does a landlord have to return a deposit? 10 Days is the maximum time that a landlord has to return your deposit once you have both agreed how much you will get back. Make sure your agent or landlord has a note of your contact details, forwarding address...


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Student Property

5 things to consider when viewing a house share or student accommodation

30 November 2017

Viewing a house share – what to look for. From making new friends, Freshers week and your first assignments to finding your bearings around your accommodation and campus, your first semester at university can be hectic. On top of that, you’ll soon need to start thinking about choosing your housemates...


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Choosing housemates for a house share

18 October 2017

How to choose your housemates After moving into your student accommodation and meeting all of your new housemates, it can feel like no time at all before you’re organising your living arrangements for the next academic year. But who should you live with and how soon should you be looking...


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choosing your student house

How to make choosing your student house easier

25 September 2017

Student accommodation – things to consider No sooner than you’ve settled into your new university room, you’ll start thinking about where you want to spend the next year living. If you’re moving from halls to a house, this can be quite daunting, and there are still things to take into...


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Being a student in Chester

11 September 2017

Now that you’ve got your offer and you’ve got your grades, you’re well on your way to starting off your university career. Once you’ve moved in (check out our little list of things to make your transition easier), you’re going to want to get out and start enjoying life in...


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Moving into your new student home

04 September 2017

Whether you’re a new or returning student this year, moving into student halls or rented accommodation can be a little overwhelming. The move from home to halls is an adjustment while you get used to cleaning, cooking, and washing for yourself, and the move from halls to rented houses or...


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