Landlord Information

  • What are Periodic Tenancies?

    January 9, 2019
    These are tenancies that have gone past the fixed term and are now into “periods”. A period being the time the rent is paid. i.e. every month or every 2 months etc. Notice can be served on the tenants and again you must give at least 2 months notice, but you must ensure that the ...
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  • Determining the council tax band of a property

    January 9, 2019
    One of the most frequent questions we are asked as landlords is the council tax band of the property being let. Due to the frequency this question is asked we thought it would be useful to write a short guide for tenants. This will allow any prospective tenant to check the council tax of the ...
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  • A Landlord’s guide to Fire safety responsibilities

    November 22, 2018
    A Landlord has a duty of care to ensure that tenants are safe when occupying a rental property. This duty of care includes fire safety and providing a property which has the means to detect fires and a means of escape from fire. The duty of care and the actions a Landlord must take are ...
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  • A Landlord’s guide to Furniture and Furnishings Fire Safety regulations

    November 22, 2018
    All furniture and furnishings that are provided in a rental property should comply with the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988.  The Regulations set the levels of fire resistance for domestic upholstered furniture, furnishings and other products containing upholstery.  To ensure that they comply with the Regulation, a Landlord must ensure that all of ...
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  • A Landlord’s guide to Absconding tenants

    November 22, 2018
    Absconding tenants are an inevitable fact for any long-term landlord.  The chances are that if you are planning to invest in property over the long term you will be faced with this situation.  This inevitability makes it essential that you, as a landlord, equip yourself to deal with this situation.  This article aims to explain ...
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