Application FAQs

How do I view a property?
You will need to complete a pre viewing application form to apply to view a property. Please visit this page
here for forms and information. 

How do I apply for a property?
You will need to complete one of our application forms and return it to us with all your supporting documents. Please visit this page
here for forms and information. 

How do I find a property?
You can visit our property search page here. You can sign up to site updates from us by creating a free account which you can manage online. Please visit the ‘mywhitakers’ option at the top of the web page or press on any of our properties on our search page to receive this option.

How much does it cost to rent a property?
Please visit our costs page

Will I need a guarantor?
Our team will be able to advise you upon receipt of your pre viewing form. 

How do I pay a holding deposit, and when?
Holding deposits will not be payable or requested until a landlord instructs us to proceed with an application and it is at this point you will be contacted by one of our team. You will only be asked for a holding deposit if the landlord is interested in proceeding with your application and would like to proceed with credit checks and references. 

How long does the tenancy run for?
Almost all properties are for a 6-month tenancy which will then go to a ‘rolling’ monthly contract after that. Some of our landlords may opt for longer tenancies, and the advertising will display this..
Do properties require deposits?
Each property requires a deposit equivalent to 5 weeks rent. Please visit
here for more information about the deposit scheme we use.

If you have any other queries, please email