Renting with pets? Knight Frank are members of the Dogs Trust Lets with Pets scheme. We specialise in trying to match pet owners with pet friendly landlords, actively encouraging lanlords to consider responsible tenants with furry friends. .
It is estimated that 48% of the population currently own a pet and almost 5 million live in privately rented accommodation in the UK according to the Dogs Trust which is The UK's largest dog welfare charity.
The Lets with Pets campaign aims to encourage landlords to accept pets, offering pet owners the opportunity to keep their beloved pets, while amplifying rental income for buy-to-let landlords. The campaign website offers downloadable advice booklets and practical tips for landlords and tenants alike.
If you will consider letting your property to tenants with pets, it could be possible for you to maximise your rental return as you will be opening your property up to a far wider audience. By accepting tenants with pets you can increase demand for your property, encourage tenants to stay for longer and attract responsible tenants.
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When looking for a property with your pet, you can improve your chances by being prepared and proving that you are a responsible pet owner.