Results for tag "Tenancy Agreement"

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Renewing a Tenancy Agreement vs a Rolling Contract

The change and transition from a fixed short-hold tenancy towards a rolling contract can often tie landlords in a knot of confusion, usually occurring at the end of the fixed-term contract. But it’...

March 03, 2021

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Landlords Exploit Loophole in Tenant Fees Act

It has recently been reported that landlords and letting agents across the UK have found a way in which to navigate laws introduced to make the private rental sector more accessible. This comes at ...

July 27, 2021

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Can You Rent to Family Members?

It is often assumed that letting out a rental property to a family member or close friend will allow both the landlord and the tenant to easily sidestep many of the aggravations and hardships that ...

July 26, 2021

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A Guide to Periodic Tenancies

As those that are well versed in the private rental industry will be able to appreciate, the intricacies that comprise a tenancy agreement are far from straightforward, and with a suite of potentia...

July 14, 2021

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Differences Between a Tenant and a Permitted Occupier

Those new to the rental industry may be forgiven for adopting the train of thought that an occupant of a rental property, as they are residing under the same roof as a tenant, may enjoy the same ri...

July 12, 2021

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Subletting: What Can Landlords Do?

ContentsWhat Is Subletting?What Is the Difference Between Subtenants and Lodgers?Is Subletting Illegal?What if a Tenant Sublets Without Landlord Permission?Subletting With the Landlords PermissionR...

July 01, 2021

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What safety checks do landlords need to do?

Whilst the debate over which party of the rental agreement is responsible for repairs seems to still rear its head from time to time, a landlord’s duty of care towards their tenants, and obligation...

June 24, 2021

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Unfair Terms in Tenancy Agreements

With the tenancy agreement being the cornerstone of the renting relationship between landlords and tenants, its importance is difficult to understate. This legally binding document establishes the ...

June 21, 2021

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Tenant Alterations: Can You Change a Rental Property?

When letting out a rental property to tenants a landlord can rightfully expect their investment to be returned in the same condition that it was in at the start of the fixed term. However, with man...

May 25, 2021

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What Happens if I Can’t Find a Guarantor?

Finding a new home can be a stressful time, seeing renters navigate dozens of rental opportunities, be subject to comprehensive background checks and financial scrutiny, only for the ideal opportun...

May 24, 2021

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What Are the Different Types of Tenancy Agreement?

For new and accidental landlords there is a landslide of regulations, law, terms and nuances to the rental space to become accustom to. Thankfully whilst the intricacies that make up tenancy agreem...

April 13, 2021

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A Guide to Tenants Rights

Once a tenant signs and agreement with a landlord and agrees to move into a privately rented property they are entitled to a number of rights which are upheld by law. For those left asking “W...

April 08, 2021

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What Fees Can a Tenant Expect to Pay?

Of course for many getting that first step onto the property ladder is just simply inaccessible, especially during a time when the financial security of so many is in jeopardy. However, although ge...

April 07, 2021

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A Guide to Notices For Landlords

If you’re a landlord there’s little doubt you’ve heard all about the government’s plan to get rid of Section 21 eviction notices. If you have just finished doing up a rental property and are about ...

March 04, 2021

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A Landlord’s Guide to Rent-to-Rent

Rent to rent means to rent a property from a landlord and then on to a third party. There can be quite a substantial profit margin in this, when done correctly. But there’s also a lot of complicati...

March 04, 2021

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Written Tenancies: A Landlord’s Guide

Although it is possible in some cases that a landlord may rent a property verbally and the oral contract for tenanting a property can be legally biding, it is certainly not advisable to do so. As o...

March 04, 2021

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Landlord-Tenant Disputes And How To Avoid Them

Being a landlord isn’t all plain sailing by any stretch of the imagination. You’re renting a house to people who are essentially strangers, so there are bound to be a few ups and downs along the wa...

March 04, 2021

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Long Term Tenancies: The Good and the Bad

Over recent years, everyone from politicians to housing charities have called for landlords to increase the duration of their tenancies – often as a result of increased homelessness and the v...

March 04, 2021

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Property Utility Bills: Who’s Responsible?

Despite what you may think, the responsibility of who pays the bills in a rental property can sometimes come under fire. This doesn’t just mean utilities. Should an appliance break down, who is lia...

March 04, 2021

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If Your Tenant Is Made Redundant: A Guide

If you’re a landlord, one of the main concerns you may be likely to face is your tenant being made redundant. But don’t worry, there is no need to panic. There are plenty of options and directions ...

March 04, 2021

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Assured Tenancies In Detail

If you’re looking to become a landlord or advertise your property via an online property agent, then one of the most common tenancies you’re likely to go with is an assured short-hold tenancy ̵...

March 03, 2021

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A Tenant Wants to Leave a Joint Tenancy

This issue of one tenant wanting to leave a joint tenancy is quite a regular occurrence with landlords. Quite clearly, this can cause problems on both sides of the tenancy, especially if the other ...

March 03, 2021

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Tenancy Agreements: Common Mistakes

A tenancy agreement is the core of any rental. However, a lot of landlords don’t pay much attention to it, or simply use the same agreement over and over. If you’re a brand new landlord who is abou...

March 03, 2021

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How to Avoid Sub Letting Scams

Around 3.3 million people were living illegally as tenants, according to research revealed by insurers Direct Line.   The company’s investigation showed they weren’t listed on a tenancy a...

February 19, 2021

Property MaintenanceTenancy AgreementTenant's Rights

Can Tenants Change Locks to a Rental?

Most tenants will never dream of changing the locks to their brand-new tenancy.   Some, however, may have cause to. And for legitimate reasons too. It could be, for instance, that you, as...

February 19, 2021

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Why Do Landlords Have to Provide an Inventory?

Every tenancy should involve an inventory – both for the landlord and the tenant’s peace of mind.   That way both can agree at the beginning of a tenancy on the condition of furniture and...

February 18, 2021

PetsTenancy AgreementTenant Advice

Can I Rent if I Have a Pet?

There are millions of us in the UK who live with a cat and/or a dog. Or even a guinea pig, bearded dragon or house rabbit.   However, the majority of people who own a pet live i...

February 18, 2021

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Moving from One Rental Property to Another

Planning to move from your current rented property to another? There’ll be plenty to keep you occupied then! The best way to make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible though is to ...

February 18, 2021

Property MaintenanceTenancy AgreementTenant's Rights

Tenants and Your Rental Property Garden

Often tenants when renting a property – be it a flat or house – don’t consider themselves responsible for the garden area.   And in many cases, that’s fair enough since, in the case of a ...

February 18, 2021

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Can You Stop Tenant Smoking in You’re Property?

How do you feel about having a tenant who smokes? That’s because, chances are, with more than seven million smokers in the UK, there’s a good chance you’ll get one at some point.   Offici...

February 17, 2021

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What is Deposit Replacement Insurance?

Many letting agents these days are offering landlords the option of taking up a ‘nil deposit scheme.’   But what is it – and why should you go ahead with it? Also referred to as...

February 16, 2021

New LandlordsProperty MaintenanceTenancy Agreement

What is Wear and Tear?

Wear and tear in a property can often be a bit ambiguous in the sense that both parties can often be unsure of what exactly it is. You will see the term in a Tenancy Agreement but the interpre...

February 16, 2021

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Surrendering a Tenancy Agreement by Mutual Consent

It’s possible to end a tenancy in two ways. You can, for instance, serve notice on the tenant, or vice versa. Then again, the tenant can move out by mutual agreement.  In the case of the first...

February 16, 2021

Landlord RegulationsSub-LettingTenancy Agreement

Your Tenant Is Sub-Letting

Sometimes unforeseen circumstances arise in a tenancy and which can pose a difficulty for landlords.   A good example of such an instance could be if your tenant has moved someone else in...

February 16, 2021

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What Is a Company Let?

ContentsWhat Is a Company Let Agreement?What Type of Tenancy Is a Company Let?What Is the Difference Between a Company Let and an Ast?Is a Company Let an Assured Tenancy?Rent Increases When Letting...

February 11, 2021

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Can I Switch Letting Agents?

Has your letting agent let you down? It does happen – not often, thankfully, but there are times when you’d be better switching letting agents and changing to someone that can help you secure a ten...

February 11, 2021

Buy-to-letDepositNew TenantsTenancy AgreementTips

Are You Putting Off Tenants With High Upfront Costs?

Naturally, landlords will wish to see maximal rental income to ensure returns on their buy to let investment, however with the private rental sector emerging from the pandemic, leaving thousands of...

February 11, 2021

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A Guide to Moving in Day for Landlords

Regardless of if you are welcoming your first tenant through the doors of your rental or it is almost time for your existing tenants to move on, preparing your rental property for new occupants is ...

February 11, 2021

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