“1. The cost of renting an apartment depends a lot on where you are studying, without a doubt, London is the most expensive, more than 1.5 times the average rent in the UK. For the cheapest rent, it’s Northern Ireland. When choosing a place to study, it is a good idea to take rent into account, especially if you are on a budget.

2. According to the survey, 68% of Leeds student accommodation will try to save money by making exclusive deals with their landlord, which means they will try to include things like water costs in their rent. Therefore, it is best to negotiate with your landlord when renting an apartment, and if you don’t know how to do so, seek advice from an experienced student.

The top three problems you are most likely to encounter when renting in Leeds

3. Many students encounter situations where landlords ask for prepayment of rent, which is around £208 on average. However, these fees are not usually transparent and some student accommodation Leeds say they have no idea what the money is for when they sign the contract. In addition, the payment of a deposit is also a concern, not only because of the high cost of the deposit, which averages around £301, but also because 1 in 5 students report that it is difficult to get the deposit back.”

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