Why members prefer HomeHak’s
people-oriented approach to home renting
Working with leading letting agents and accommodation providers
One impressive Tenant CV, to show you are trustworthy.
Take Control of Your Home Search
HomeHak prioritises people over property. Let us help you organise your home search.
Apply to rent any property, anywhere.
Properties come to you, not the other way around.
Post your Tenant CV on HomeHak Tenant Selector. Get selected, even before homes are advertised for rent.
Consider DIGS (living in an owner-occupied home). Let homeowners see you’re organised and trustworthy so they select you to share their home. It may be more affordable.
Use a people platform, to find a home the safe way.
HomeHak provides a new and different approach to renting a home. The platform is designed to help with your personal needs when searching for a home, more than general property matters.
Why Use A HomeHak Tenant CV?
One Great Tenant CV – Forever
Your Tenant CV will get stronger as you add references and renting history. All you need for a successful home-search in one safe, secure place. Ready to use any time, in any location.
With HomeHak Tenant Selector, uniquely, agents and landlords can apply to you for their properties. Outline what you desire in a home so you can be offered what you need.
Control Your Personal Data
Use your information to promote yourself, but then make it private when you have your home. Control who has access to your data, when, and for how long.
Show you are trustworthy
Landlords really value references. HomeHak streamlines how you collect references so lots of your connections can vouch for you upfront. Plus, ID Verification from Stripe is built-in, and free.
Track your application
Easily share your tenant CV as a digital link. Know what’s happening and see when your tenant CV is viewed and shortlisted. Take away some of the mystery and be more aware where you stand in the process.
Save time and money
It can be costly to take time off work for viewings that come to nothing. The agent or landlord knows from your HomeHak tenant CV who you are and what you want. So when you get selected, they think you will like the property. Viewings become more worthwhile.
Don’t leave your home to chance.
So much is affected by your choice of home; relationships, work, health, relaxation, fun, security, mental wellbeing, finance and so much more. Take control of your home-search. Benefit from the tools in HomeHak and get organised.
Search now, move in future.
If you know your future move date, post your Tenant CV now on HomeHak Tenant Selector, well in advance. No need to wait anxiously for properties to be advertised just before your move date. You can be super-organised with little effort.
Strengthen your credentials
One place to store everything and build your credibility for when you rent again or for when you decide to buy a property in the future.
FAQ for Tenants and Homeseekers
For many home seekers the costs invoved with the usual process of searching for a home can go unnoticed. These costs add up and can be significant. Check out our HomeHak blog article "The costs of searching for a home to rent". HomeHak offers a new people-oriented process that will ulimately deliver time and cost savings, reduced stress, and overall more value than the usual property-oriented process of renting a home.
All home seekers who set up a Tenant account benefit from a Free Trial period. At October 2022 this is 14 days. During this period the homeseekers get to use all the features of HomeHak. They can can upload their home-renting information, demonstrate their trustworthiness using the built in ID verification and by collecting references, create their Tenant CV, share their Tenant CV with their network, display their Tenant CV on HomeHak Tenant Selector, communicate discretely with other members inside the platform, join their Tenant CV with other home seekers and apply as a household, and apply for homes that may be advertised on HomeHak. Tenant members also control access to their data, how much of it is public and hwo has access to it.
After the free trial period, members who value the benefits offered by HomeHak can subscribe per year and continue to enjoy all the features and benefits.
Subscription is €25 for members who are employed or self-employed. Members who are Students get 100% discount for year 1 and a discounted rate for each year afterwards while they are a student.
Members who are "Retired" or "Between Jobs" do not have to pay for using HomeHak, while they have these statuses.
These rates apply as of October 2022 and could change in future.
For anyone who decides not to subscribe for all the features of HomeHak, they can continue to store their information in their account on the platform. They will not be able to communicate with other members or aply for homes.
HomeHak works for you 24/7. Don’t stress about missing an ad on a property website. Landlords and agents search HomeHak for trustworthy tenants as it saves them time, money and hassle. Once your Tenant CV has reached the "Good" or above level, landlords and letting agents will be able select you from our Tenant Selector. You might get selected, even before homes are advertised!
Don't worry, that is what HomeHak can help with! You can easily create your impressive tenant CV since no technical skills are required.
Input your information and HomeHak does the rest to make you look great, so you get noticed.
First, create an account at https://tenants.homehak.com/en/try_it. Secondly, describe the type of home you are looking for (desired location, amenities, etc. Lastly, add any information about yourself you are willing to share with prospective landlords. Remember that your Tenant CV will be the tool that will help you be much more than just a name and stand out from the crowd!
If you want to stand out from the crowd and show you are trustworthy, we recommend to fill in these sections:
1. ABOUT ME: This is the first opportunity a landlord or agent has to discover your tenant story. Be clear and explain what you are looking for and why you would make an excellent tenant for their property.
2. ID VERIFICATION: ID verification from Stripe only takes a few minutes and is included for free. It can add a nice badge of trustworthiness when approved and it also helps us build trust int he community.
3. RENTING HISTORY AND EMPLOYMENT DETAILS: Most landlords will look for any tenancy history so they can establish your character and trustworthiness. Your employment history lets them know you’re capable of paying the rent.
4. REFERENCES: You can shine even further by including pre-written references from people who can give you a vote of confidence and are happy to be contacted.
Yes! Safely store your home data in one place and use it in the future. Your Tenant CV will get stronger over time as you add references and renting history. You can also use your Tenant CV overseas.
Use your data to promote yourself, but with the peace of mind that you maintain control over who can access it at any time. Control visibility with your HomeHak Tenant CV Code. Share your code with landlords, agents or co-tenants when you apply to any property ad. In addition, documents are watermarked for your security.
Before setting up your HomeHak tenant CV and searching for your new home, it’s a good idea to write down a budget. What are your current outgoings, and what money do you have left each month to spend on rent? As well as the rent, consider any other costs involved in moving home and renting a property, including deposits, household bills, and any other costs.We have prepared some tips for first-time renters in this article.
Including pre-written references from people who can give you a vote of confidence and are happy to be contacted will show you are a trustworthy and responsible tenant. Landlords need to be sure that their tenants won’t have any problems paying the rent on a monthly basis and that they will take good care of their property. Find more information about references in this article.
You can verify their identity for free with "ID Verification" provided by Stripe. The process takes less than 5 minutes and it is available to all users of HomeHak. Landlords, homeowners and letting agents on HomeHak are required to verify their ID with Stripe before they can join HomeHak. ID verification improves trustworthiness and deters "Fake Landlords" and "Fake Agents".
The landlord trusts the tenant to keep the property in a good condition and in good order. The deposit is held to ensure that any damages (over and above fair wear and tear) can be corrected at the end of the tenancy.