Find a property

Search for properties online and find out which lettings agencies we work with.

Useful websites

USL advertise all available accommodation on the USL Facebook group and Studentpad. These websites gives you the ability to communicate with other students that may have a room available or you can post a message with your requirements so others can contact you.

Landlords and lettings agents mainly advertise on RightmoveZoopla and On The Market

You can also can look for available rooms on Easy Roommate or Spare Room.

Before you start looking:

Letting agents

With so many letting agencies to choose from, we encourage all students to ensure they have done sufficient research about what these agencies offer.

Agencies will charge a wide range of fees which varies from each agent and also have different requirements for you to pass their referencing process. Ensure you are clear about this before paying any monies or signing any application forms or tenancy agreements.

Letting agents we work with

With our commitment to providing a fair deal for students, USL work in partnership with the following letting agencies. These agencies have proven to treat students fairly and conduct their lettings operations in a transparent and honest manner.

We advise students searching for accommodation to consider properties with these letting agents in the first instance:

 

Fees and referencing requirements

Letting agent Fees Affordability Upfront payments
BELVOIR LETTINGS

£120 to £200 per tenant plus a £96 guarantor application fee

Groups of 3 or more: £120 per student, includes guarantor fee

  • UK-based guarantor is required for all tenants
  • Guarantors are joint and severally liable
  • 6–12 months' rent in advance in the absence of a UK-based guarantor
  • One month's rent
  • A month and a half's rent as a security deposit
LEADERS

Referencing, set up and tenancy agreement: 1 adult £318, 2 adults £492, 3 adults £714, 4 adults £936

Guarantor £125 per tenant

  • UK-based guarantor is required for all tenants
  • Guarantors are joint and severally liable
  • 6–12 months' rent in advance in the absence of a UK-based guarantor
  • One month's rent
  • Six weeks' rent as a security deposit
KNIGHT FRANK Total fee of £408, including referencing fee of £48 and guarantor fee of £48 (Inc VAT)
  • UK-based guarantor is required for all tenants
  • Guarantors are severally liable
  • 6–12 months’ rent in advance in the absence of a UK based guarantor
  • 1 months’ rent
  • Half months’ rent holding deposit
  • 6 weeks deposit   

Contact us

Find us

Map of the University of Surrey
Address
University of Surrey Lettings (USL)
Wates House
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7UP