Looking for a flat in Croydon , London .

Discussion in 'Europe' started by egret, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. egret

    egret noob

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    Dear all ,

    Any help matters . I have a friend , his partner and a girl starting jobs in Croydon , London on monday next week . They've signed up a contract with a real estate agency for a 2 bedroom flat but the landlord pulled out in the last day despite bank statements , previous landlord reference , job references , and new contracts provided . They will be accomodated at my place for this weekend ( sunny Curry Rivel ) but they are in dire need for a flat next week . They are going to look up the advs in local supermarkets and newspapers next monday but can you advice of any other ways to find a flat ASAP ? 1100 a month is their margin if that helps with my plea .
    Many thanks, egret .

    PS. Sorry if this sound desperate but it really is and they are my FRIENDS .
    Any advice matters.....thank you !
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  2. MOTOSOTO

    MOTOSOTO Light Fuse and Get Away!

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    ...have you searched CRAIGSLIST for LONDON? I found quite a few rooms for share/rent, et al., that might be useful...good luck! ciao soto
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  3. egret

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    Thanks a lot Soto , I will give it a try .
    Much appreciated mate,
    -zie egret.
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  4. Wildman

    Wildman In my castle

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    Walk into all of the letting agents in Croydon.
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    tonto Son of a preacher man

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  6. egret

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    Many thanks Wildman , Tonto ! We've been yesterday to a new agency and hopefully they will get a flat early next week . So commuting for next 2-3 days (from Somerset) is in the cards but at least they will get a roof over their heads soon .
    Many thanks again ,
    zie egret.
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  7. UK Jimbo

    UK Jimbo Been here awhile

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  8. egret

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    Many thanks UK Jimbo ! I have an eye on it aswell .
    zie egret.
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    Fast_Boy_Slim Don't call me Wighty

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    Simon Smith Been here awhile

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  11. egret

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    Many , many thanks for your help mates ! Thank you Simon Smith , thank you Fast_Boy_Slim ! Tomorow hopefully my friends will move into a nice flat with a huge park just across the street !!! I 'll keep all this sites in my book aswell for the near future...
    Thank you again , zie egret.
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  12. Tome

    Tome Been here awhile

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    I'm going to moving down that way soon. Might be a little late now but looking slightly North of Croydon in Morden/Merton you can get some decent places for a similar price.
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  13. egret

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    Many thanks Tome, my friends enjoy already a nice apartment . Thank you for your advice mate!
    zie egret.
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