New Electrical Regulations for Renting (England)

New electrical safety regulations will come into play in England from 1st July 2020.  These mandatory regulations will apply to any new tenancies created on or after this date, and to all existing tenancies from 1st April 2021. Full details of the regulations can be found on this government site. Continue Reading

Pre-tenancy Checklist: Renting in England

It is the duty of every landlord to ensure that they comply with all the local authority and regulatory requirements that come with renting a property out, so we have put this summary together as a helpful guide. Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement: The tenancy agreement ensures all rights and responsibilities agreed beyond those prescribed Continue Reading

Landlord Checklist: Short-term Rentals

A helpful guide for landlords dealing with short-term vacation rentals and serviced apartments.  Regulations & Licences: Depending on where your property is it may be subject to certain regulations or licensing relating to short term rentals. Regulations may apply relating to health and safety, or even the number of days a Continue Reading

Tenancy Checklist: Multiple Occupancy Homes

A helpful guide for all multiple occupancy or HMO landlords and property managers.  Tenancy Agreement: You must supply each occupier with a written statement of terms on which they occupy the HMO. This can be done in the tenancy agreement. An Assured Shorthold Room Only tenancy agreement can be used to Continue Reading