There's lots to think about and organise when you move into a new home.
You'll be excited to get your keys and start unpacking but remember to take meter readings for your gas and electricity the day you move in and contact your supplier to tell them your meter reading.
Arranging insurance cover for your belongings, including carpets, curtains and flooring should be at the top of your to-do list. We don't insure your home contents so it's up to you to buy insurance cover so that they are protected if there's a leak, fire or accidental damage. It will give you peace of mind and also cover you if some of your belongings are stolen.
There are lots of low-cost home contents insurance policies available and our money advice team can assist you with this.
Contact our Money Advisors:
Call 028 9087 7047
Don't forget to say hello to your new neighbours too!
What you are responsible for
Your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, and our responsibilities to you as your landlord, are explained in your tenancy agreement.
Your responsibilities include:
Paying your rent and any other charges on time
Allowing access to your home for safety checks and repairs
Ensuring that you, your family and visitors do not cause nuisance or annoyance to other people living in the local area.
Keeping the inside of your home clean and in good condition
Keeping all shared areas clear of rubbish and obstructions
If you need a copy of your Tenancy Agreement, call your Neighbourhood Services Officer on 028 9087 6000