UK Property

Finding a UK Property

While some UK immigrants will be moving to the residence of their family, or have accommodation initially arranged for them by their employment or institute of education, it is still essential that all new entrants to the UK understand the process of finding a UK property themselves.

There are two options for people in the UK hoping to find a home.  Click the links below for further information on:

Additionally, there are a number of Services and Utilities essential to living in a UK property that all new migrants must be aware of.  Our information page on these includes an outline of how they work and paying for such essentials as water, gas, electricity and council tax.

National Property Association

The primary property association for the UK is the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA).  The NAEA is the UK's leading professional body for estate agents.  Its 10,000 members both in the UK and overseas are bound by strict rules of conduct to ensure they offer clients high levels of integrity and service, while the Association's entry qualification means you can be sure you are dealing with an expert.

NAEA Realtors are required to:

  • Protect and promote their client’s interests.
  • Act in a fair and proper manner at all times. 

If you suffer at the hands of malpractice by an NAEA estate agent, the Association can take disciplinary action on your behalf and award you with compensation through an independent redress scheme where appropriate.