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The new IC website – renting guide

April 5th 2016
By: Melanie
The new IC website – renting guide

Last month we saw the launch of our new website, as well as being easier to navigate the new site is packed full of tips for buyers, tenants and property investors.
Among the information available is renting tips that give a short guide on how to make sure that you find the right property for your needs. Here are some of the tips from the website:

Consider your needs

What is your reason for moving, affordability & desired location.

Time Scales

Have a clear view of what your timescales are and any possible limitations, like current notice periods.


Look at local letting agents websites in Essex & Herts such as and register for early property alerts. Talk to friends and colleagues who live in the area and check local information.

Visit a Lettings Agent

At Intercounty we always welcome the opportunity to talk to all our customers so drop in for a coffee and a chat about the market anytime. Meet our people, talk through your needs and register with us.

It is worth discussing income protection & contents insurance with your Embrace Independent Financial Advisor at this point.

In the current market we would suggest that you should be prepared to make decisions quickly as we are finding that some properties are reserved at the first viewing, this is when you pay your administration fee to initiate your application immediately.

Application Forms

Complete these and return with original photographic identification and proof of address (e.g. utility bill)

Your referencing will be processed taking approximately 7 working days and you will receive the terms agreed in writing. Intercounty will call you to discuss the outcome of the referencing.

For the rest of our renting tips please visit this section