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How to manage your inventory effectively
You will probably be faced with a lot of different documentation relating to your rental property- some of which you may be more familiar with than others. Included with your “move in pack” will be your property’s inventory. An inventory is a written document which provides an accurate description of the contents and condition of […]
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Essentials you need for your student flat
Chances are you probably feel like you have spent the majority of your student career going out, attending minimal classes and packing and repacking to go from halls to a flat to another new flat the following academic year. We are here to help cut the amount of time spent running around the supermarket and […]
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Become A Parent Investor With Cairn
For many, when their children go to university or college there are only a few options open to them; continue to have them live at home, have them register for a space in the student halls, or look for a private rental property they can stay in while in further education. Depending on logistics, the […]
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Making the most of Freshers’ Week
Freshers’ Week – your first week of university – has a whole lot of hype around it. The cultural significance of this rite of passage can be overwhelming. The pressure to have the time of your life is huge. Here’s how to make the most of this week so you get off on the right foot but […]
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A Parent’s Guide to Student Accommodation
Your teenager is off to university and needs somewhere to live – not sure where to start? We talk you through the ins and outs of the student accommodation options available these days. They’ve come a long way from your student digs, trust us. University-owned accommodation The most popular student accommodation option for ‘home’ i.e. […]
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Moving into Student Accommodation
For many, living away from home for the first time in student accommodation is a huge part of the university or college experience. It can be a daunting prospect but an exciting one. Follow our tips and you’ll settle in in no time. Get packing right While there is the temptation to stuff your whole […]
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Being a Good Neighbour
Renting your first flat can be an exciting prospect. However, this new independence comes with more responsibility. Don’t forget you’ll be sharing your building with other tenants and – importantly – homeowners. Follow our tips for being a good neighbour so you can all enjoy the best living experience possible. Introduce yourself Soon after you […]
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Get your name on the list, the property list
Students live very busy lives and looking for a property for next year’s one thing on a long to do list  – so we’re here to help with a first look at our property list! Before you start your search there’s a few key things to consider: Checklist *Choose who you’re going to live with […]
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6 tips for splitting bills (without losing your mates)
There are simple ways to avoid the drama when sharing household costs. Save the Student reveals top tips to keep the peace without ending up out of pocket. When it comes to owing your mates money, few things have the potential to escalate as quickly as the Who Bought the Last Loo Roll debate. Throw […]
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