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Landlord Checklist

Landlord Checklist

A landlord checklist for renting out a house, flat or room Before you start renting out your property, there are a few things you need to do to make sure you’re complying with the law and your responsibilities as a landlord. This Landlord Checklist will help you get organised and ensure that you’ve covered all …

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Landlord Responsibilities In England and Wales

What are the responsibilities of a landlord? Your landlord responsibilities will vary depending on the type of tenancy agreement you have with your tenant. There are over 140 laws regarding the responsibilities of a landlord, most of which are intended to ensure the safety and well-being of your tenants. Apart from your legal responsibilities as …

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What Is An Assured ShortHold Tenancy Agreement (AST)?

What is an assured shorthold tenancy agreement (AST)? An assured shorthold tenancy agreement, or AST, is a written rental agreement between a landlord and a tenant that gives the tenant exclusive possession of a rental property for a fixed period of time, usually six or twelve months. An AST is used for residential properties and …

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How To Become A Landlord

Become a landlord in England and Wales If you would like to become a landlord, you are not alone. It has been estimated that there are now 1.75 million landlords in the private rented sector in the UK. This helpful yet simple guide is intended to take you through the whole procedure from the preparation …

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How To Manage A Rent Arrears Situation

How To Evict A Tenant In England Or Wales It can be very stressful as a landlord if your tenants stop paying the rent and even worse if they fall behind by several months. This guide will help you deal with a rent arrears situation and what you should and should not do as a …

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How to do a tenant background check

How Does A Tenant Background Check Work? A tenant background check is one of the most critical aspects of renting out a property. If you end up with a tenant who is late with the rent or causes damage it can make life as a landlord very stressful. In this article we will look at …

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