How do I tailor my rental searches?

Property searches on Zoopla can be as broad or specific as you need them to be. 

For example, you can search for bungalows to rent, on two specific streets (only if using map search), along with houses that will accept pets, with a garden and garage. You could also keep it simple and just search for detached houses for rent in a specific town. 


Due to change in regulations, we no longer allow listings on our website that include the term "No DSS". We believe that all tenants looking to rent deserve the chance to be fully assessed for their suitability.  As such we have no way of searching specifically for DSS/Housing Benefits, even using keywords. Contact the listing agent directly for more information

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  1. Go to 
  2. Hover over To rent and click UK property to rent
  3. Type in your search area and basic search criteria, i.e. Min price and Max priceProperty type and the number of Bedrooms 
  4. Click Advanced search options 
  5. Choose any of the below advanced options 
    1. Price - The frequency, Per month or Per week
    2. Furniture - Whether the property is Furnished, Part furnished or Unfurnished 
    3. Distance from location - The search radius distance from the area you set 
    4. Added - To search for properties added to Zoopla within a timeframe
    5. Sort by 
    6. Keywords - Search for single words by typing them in, comma separated, e.g. garage, garden, bath. Search for phrases by adding quotations marks, e.g. "wood floors"
    7. Include  - Include properties that are Shared accommodation or Let or let agreed 
  6. Click Search
  7. From the top right of your search results, you can click Create email alert, Save this search, start a Travel time search or Draw your search


  8. Click Filters if you wish to further refine your search
    1. To search for properties recently added to Zoopla, click Added to site and select the appropriate timeframe
    2. To filter properties based on their availability, click Availability and select the appropriate option
    3. To search for specific property types, click Property type and tick the property types accordingly. For bungalows, tick Houses, and then Bungalow
    4. Click Letting type to show and filter by specific lettings options, i.e. Short lets, Pets allowed
    5. Click Furnishing to filter by your preferred furnished type
    6. To search for specific property features, click Features and tick the features you would like
    7. If you haven't already, use the Keywords box to tailor your results
    8. Click Update results
    9. The screen automatically refreshes to show the updated results