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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Subletting: What Can Landlords Do?

What Is Subletting? If after moving into a rental property a tenant were to let out either part or the entire property out to another party, this would be considered a sublet. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...