Sheffield's Finest Student Housing

We offer far more than just great quality student housing. Whether you're looking for fine student living in the very best properties the city has to offer, or simply great value student accommodation.

All bills included or just rent only. We have student houses to suit every request and budget, all fully managed by our team of experts.

Did you know?

We are always taking on more quality student properties from Landlords who have recently joined Fit.  You will always find something that suits your requirements and we are always happy to assist in your property search - call our office and tell us your requirements.  Once you are happy with a small selection of properties we'll even take your group to view them in our 7 seater vehicle.

  • Always friendly, always willing to help.

    I highly recommended using Fit Property as they have a wide selection of modern, spacious houses in the best Student areas!

    Megan C., Student Lowfield

The Key Steps

1. Begin Property Search, 2. Arrange to View Properties, 3. Application & Pay Deposit Security Checks, 4. Get the Keys & Move In, 5. Review Inventory Setup Utility Services

Why Fit Property?

  • Sheffield's Local Experts

    With a life time of local knowledge, from Henderson's Relish to Hunters Bar, this City of Steel is our life, our home and our business.

  • The Art of Fine Living

    Best-in-class property close to all three Sheffield University campuses, from en-suites and pool tables, to spacious penthouse apartments.

  • Personal Relationship

    We understand that every situation is not the same. We offer a one-to-one service thats tailored to you. There are definitely no stereotypes.

  • Client Money Protect

    Client Money Protect

    Our tenant and Landlord funds have always been safe, held in our designated Client bank account.

    For your further peace of mind we are pleased to inform you that our Client account is now protected by a membership scheme. ‘Client Money Protect’ comes as one of the benefits of our membership of The UK Association of Lettings Agents. See http://clientmoneyprotect.co.uk/ for further details.

  • Bills Included

    Never argue with your housemates over utility bills again and take out the hassle of dealing with suppliers. It's easy, it's simple and ready to go.

  • Termly Payments

    Although we ask for a rent payment where your tenancy starts during the summer, we take the remainder of your rent payments to coincide with your student loan dates which makes managing your cash easier.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions and answers about our student property lettings and maintenance services in Sheffield.

  1. 1Can you drive me to the properties I am viewing?

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    Yes, if you’d like us to drive you to the properties you’re viewing, we’re happy to do this.

  2. 2How do I book a viewing?

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    Call the office on 0114 212 5773 or simply click ‘Arrange a Viewing’ on any of our properties. 

  3. 3Does everyone from our group need to attend the viewing?

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    It would make it a lot more beneficial if everyone could attend a viewing at the same time. However, we will book viewings if at least half of the group can attend.

  4. 4How many properties can I view in one appointment?

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    You can view up to 3 properties in any one appointment. If you’d like to see more, please speak to a member of our team.

  1. 1What do I do if I'm not in Sheffield?

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    If you are not able to get to our office, all the paperwork can be completed by email and the tenancy agreement can be signed digitally via DocuSign. Application fees can be paid over the phone.

  2. 2What does the application fee cover?

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    The application fee covers our cost of processing your application, referencing, credit checks, preparing the tenancy and guarantor agreement and any administration related to the signing.

  3. 3Do I need a Guarantor?

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    If you choose to pay your rent in instalments, you will require a UK based Guarantor. You do not need a guarantor if you choose to pay all your rent in advance.

  4. 4Can I see a copy of the contract before signing?

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    You can download a copy of the contract below

  5. 5How do I reserve and sign for a property?

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    Once you’ve found a property you like, you can reserve it for up to 7 days to allow all your group to complete the paperwork. We require application fees from at least half of your group to reserve your property. Application fees are non refundable. All application fees and paperwork must be completed and returned within 7 days.

  1. 1How much deposit do I need to pay?

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    This varies depending on the property you are signing for, the deposit amount for each property is indicated on our website.

  2. 2What dates are the rent payments?

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    We generally arrange your rent payments around your student loan dates and take 4 payments throughout the course of the tenancy. If you would like to pay your rent monthly or up front then please speak to a member of our team. Exceptions can be made in certain circumstances.

  3. 3What if I am not able to pay?

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    Please call us 0114 272 5773, we’ll be happy to discuss a manageable payment plan with you.

  4. 4Is my deposit protected?

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    If you are moving into a managed property, your deposit will be protected with the Deposit Protection Service. Once you have paid your deposit, you will receive confirmation from the relevant Deposit Scheme by email within 28 days. You must keep this email as it contains important information that you’ll need to get your deposit back. Alternatively, your landlord may protect your deposit if you are living in a property that Fit Property does not manage. Either way, we will advise you at the point of viewing the property. 

  5. 5How do I pay?

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    We collect rent by standing order. You simply need to complete a standing order mandate and hand it into your bank. They will then set up the payment instuction. Alternatively, we will provide account details for you to pay via bank transfer.

  6. 6Can my parents pay my rent?

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    Yes, they simply need to complete a standing order mandate or set up payments via online banking.

  1. 1How long will the repair take?

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    We aim to resolve all maintenance issues as soon as possible. If for any reason a maintenance issue takes longer to resolve, one of our team will update you and your housemates.  

  2. 2How do I report maintenance?

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    We kindly ask that all maintenance issues are reported via our "Property app" this will be discussed at your move in appointment. Alternatively, we ask that you email your designated propety manager with the details of the repair. If your maintenance issue is an emergency please call the office on 0114 2725773. If the emergency occurs out of office hours please visit www.fitproperty.com/emergency for more information. 

  1. 1Do I have to move in on the day my tenancy starts?

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    No, you can move in on any day after the start date on your tenancy agreement. Subject to availability of move in appointments.

  2. 2What happens at the move in appointment?

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    There are a few documents we will need you to sign, including a full inventory for the property and you will be issued with the keys and a move in pack.

  3. 3How do I get my keys?

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    If you are moving into a property managed by Fit Property, you will need to book a move in appointment by calling the office on 0114 212 5773. The move in appointment will take place at the Fit Property office and we ask that at least 2 of your group attend. If you are moving into a property that your landlord manages, their contact details will be provided for you to contact them direct and arrange key collection. 

  1. 1How much is the application fee?

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    Our application fee should you wish to sign for a property with us is £97 **£1 of this is donated to The Sheffield Children's Hospital**

Still have a question?

Call us: 0114 272 5773

What Our Students Say About Us

With access to hundreds of properties, not only do we offer excellent choice, we also pride ourselves on our personal approach and exceptional service.

  • I wouldn't go anywhere else.

    The staff are excellent. Not only have they provided us with a great property, I feel as though I have made lifelong friends. Amazing service all round.

    Aarron C., Student Broomhall

  • I've been with Fit Property for 2 years.

    Their rents are very reasonable unlike some companies around the city centre and they always make sure that rent payments align with loan payments.

    Charlotte C., Student Heeley

  • Extremely helpful and accommodating.

    They have a great variety of properties, contrasting from bargain houses to super luxury student accommodation. The office is very welcoming!

    Toby F., Student Lowfield