Dover Lettings

A One Stop Solution to your Property Needs… We specialise in the management of rented properties in the private sector in Kent. We have a large portfolio of properties under management and available to rent. We have offices in Dover and Medway, click here for contact details. We offer a friendly yet efficient service to…

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Where electrical appliances are left in the property, the Low Voltage Electrical (Safety) Regulations 1989 require that you ensure these items are fit and safe to use. You also have a duty of care to ensure that the electrical wiring is in a safe condition. We recommend annual safety checks.

The Gas Safety (installation and use) 1998 compels landlords to ensure that all gas appliances are maintained in good order and checked for safety at least every 12 months by a registered gas installer.

We strongly recommend that you take out a guaranteed rents and legal protection policy to protect your investment and to avoid legal difficulties. These policies are designed to alleviate the worry of non-paying tenants and deal efficiently with any cases that require you to attend court proceedings.

Taxation

Under the Non-Resident Landlord Scheme (applicable to Landlords whose usual place of abode is outside the UK) the Letting Agent is obliged to deduct tax from all rents paid, after deduction of certain expenses, and pay it direct to the Inland Revenue. The Letting Agent will then account for this tax to the Inland Revenue…

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