Find out the latest regulations and landlord responsibilities for fire safety.
As a landlord you hope that, once you’ve done all the checks, complied with all the rules and regulations, and taken all the references and deposits, your property is going to be let and the rental income will start to flow.
All landlords need an electrical safety certificate, proving their property meets legal standards. Find out more information on the certificate here.
People get into buy to let properties for a variety of reasons. It could be purely as an investment, or simply to enjoy a second home that can also make them some money. One of the most important things to first consider is exactly where the best place to buy is.
One way to make sure that you get the best possible treatment as a landlord is to do business with an ARLA registered lettings agency. Read our guide on what you need to know.
Before the deposit scheme was launched, there was an increasing number of disputes between landlords and their tenants which involved the landlord failing to return some, or even any, of the deposit. Some unscrupulous landlords would even hold onto the deposit even when there was no damage to be compensated for.
When things don’t go to plan for one reason or another the only way to remove a tenant from your property is to issue an eviction notice. Read our guide to everything you need to know.
As a landlord there can be no greater responsibility than the safety of your tenants. There can be many hidden dangers in the home but none should pose a threat if everything is in good working order.