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Looking to move? Use Virtual Viewings to find your new home

Our Lettings teams are able to give you Virtual guided tours of many of the properties we currently have to rent, so you’re able to view them from the comfort of your own home when it suits you. Already found a property you like? Contact the local branch to arrange a Virtual Viewing today.

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The lettings agency you can trust

We have been letting homes since 1983 – our relationship with our tenants is the core of what we do, but the proof is in the numbers (Leaders internal statistics 2019-20)

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Landlords let with us
Valuations completed last year
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The Residency – our tenant membership club

Whether you're a first-time renter, relocating, moving in with your partner or need a bigger family home, Leaders’ Residency club offers something for all tenants. 

    • Saving you money - No Deposit option

      Struggling to save a deposit for your new home? Find out more about Leaders’ No Deposit Option, which will allow you to move into a new home sooner than you think. Plus, to help reduce day-to-day costs, Residency members get access to exclusive discounts on a range of products and services, including a Virgin Media bundle.

    • Protecting you

      Residency members can access free and impartial legal advice with our Legal Helpline. If renting alone, we can help draw up a Cohabitation Agreement to protect everyone's interests, and look after your loved ones with a property drafted will, prepared by a panel of qualified solicitors. 

    • Planning your future

      Our partnership with Experian means your rental payments will be included on your credit history. So if your goal is to buy a home, speak to a mortgage advisor at our sister company Mortgage Scout, who will offer advice on how to get onto the property ladder. And you can keep an eye on the future with a free Credit Score Review, as well as a Workplace Pension Review.

No Deposit option

10 key steps to renting your next home


Step 1:Set your budget

Review your finances to establish how much you can afford to spend every month on rent. Read our tenant information to find out what upfront costs you’ll need to pay, and learn more about our No Deposit Option.


Step 2:Start your search

Sign up for property alerts online - and speak to the team at your local Leaders branch, so they can let you know as soon as new properties that suit you become available.


Step 3:Arrange your viewings

Visit the properties you like at different times of the day – to get a feel for what it’s really like to live there. And remember to take notes on every viewing.


Step 4:Secure your home

Once you've chosen the home you want to rent, you need to be prepared to act quickly. Ensure you have all the necessary documents ready, including a form of identification.


Step 5:References and credit checks

You’ll need to provide your prospective landlord and letting agent with references, to confirm that you have previously rented without any major problems.


Step 6:Pay your deposit

Unless you’ve opted for our No Deposit Option, you’ll need to pay your deposit in full to secure your new home. Leaders uses a specialist independent company to protect your deposit.


Step 7:Sign your Tenancy Agreement

You will need to check and sign your Tenancy Agreement – this legally binding document sets out the terms of the tenancy, to protect both you and your landlord.

Move in

Step 8:Move in

It’s time to move in! If the property is managed by Leaders, our Move Managers will give you all the details you need, including when to collect the keys for your new home.


Step 9:During your tenancy

If your home is managed by Leaders, we’ll arrange a couple of property visits throughout the year, to check everything is in order.


Step 10:Renew your tenancy

If your landlord agrees, we can arrange to renew tenancy. But if you don’t wish to stay in the property, we can arrange a check-out with an independent inventory company to ensure the property has been left in an appropriate condition.

Report & Repair

  • It's now quick and easy for you to report repairs

    • Faster fixes: Detailed reports on all repairs required let us fix your issues quickly and efficiently
    • Fewer Issues: Provides guidance on how to resolve simple problems yourself
    • Clearer communication: Report in your native language with 40+ languages
    • Easy tracking: You receive a time and date stamped record if you make a repair request

Special offers for tenants

Our contents insurance for tenants offers affordable protection for all of your belongings.


Virgin Media package

We've partnered with Virgin Media to offer an exclusive package for all of our tenants…

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