This article will provide advice on assessing the security of a property.
When viewing houses it is important to consider the security of the property.
If you are unhappy about the security arrangements, ask the landlord to make any necessary changes before you sign an agreement, as it can be difficult to get work done once you’ve moved in.
Make sure you consider the area that the property is in, although we would like to reassure you there are very, very few areas in Portsmouth where you would need to be overly concerned about your safety.
It is always worth considering the following:
The safety points listed below are only guidelines. For more detailed advice, visit www.crimereduction.gov.uk: