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. Also make sure you consider the area that the property is in, although there are few areas in Portsmouth where you would need to be overly concerned about your safety. It is worth considering the following:
As in any major city, it is always a good idea to think about where you are and what you are doing because you can put yourself at risk if you don’t. The safety points listed below are only guidelines. For more detailed advice, visit www.crimereduction.gov.uk.