Landlord Information

  • A Landlord’s guide to unilateral notices

    November 22, 2018
    This article aims to give a brief introduction to unilateral charges. The article explains what a unilateral charge is and how it is removed. What is a unilateral charge? A unilateral charge is a notice used to register an interest against a property by a third party. A third party can be anyone other than the owner, ...
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  • A Landlord’s guide to Houses in Multiple Occupation Legislation

    November 22, 2018
    This article provides a detailed guide to explaining the legislation relating to Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) and the licensing requirements outlined by central government (The Department for Communities and Local Government). It provides more detailed information on HMO legislation than the introductory article A Landlords guide to Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO). 1. Laws relating to HMO The ...
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  • A Landlord’s guide Houses in Multiple Occupation

    November 22, 2018
    This article provides a guide to Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO).  It will define a HMO and provide information for landlords and managers who own or manage a HMO and tenants who reside in one. 1.  What is a HMO? A HMO is defined in The Housing Act 2004 but, determining whether a property is a HMO ...
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  • A Landlord’s guide to electrical safety regulations

    November 22, 2018
    This article is a brief guide to the electrical regulations that affect tenanted property within England & Wales. Electrical Safety legislation There are several pieces of legislation which relate to electrical safety, to which the landlord must comply.  This section aims to briefly introduce each. Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 These Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 came into force ...
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  • A Landlord’s guide to gas safety

    November 22, 2018
    This article is designed to provide brief information on the Gas Safety Regulations 1998 and its implications for all rental properties.  Landlords who rent property for terms of less than seven years must be aware of this legislation and ensure it is complied with. Properties which are covered by the legislation include: residential premises provided for rent ...
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