All deposits (for rent up to £25,000 per annum) taken by landlords and letting agents for Assured Shorthold Tenancies in England and Wales, must be protected by a government approved tenancy deposit protection scheme. If a deposit is not protected, the Landlord will be breaking the law. In the event of a Landlord needing to…

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Following a Free Market Appraisal and ensuring that the property meets with all legal requirements you can be safe in the knowledge that the ensuing will be conducted with the utmost professionalism and without you having to lift a finger. The property will be advertised across a range of media including online and regional newspapers,…

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From October 2008 landlords offering property for rent will be required by law to provide prospective tenants with an Energy Performance Certificate for their property. EPCs will be valid for 10 years and a free copy must be provided to any prospective Tenant either when any written information is provided or at the point of…

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The Smoke Detector Act 1991 places the onus on you, as Landlord; to install adequate smoke detectors (one per storey) in all tenanted properties.  The Fire and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 states that all domestic upholstered furniture, furnishings and other products containing upholstery which are not fire resistant must be removed from the property,…

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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 can arrange the appropriate checks to be done by a registered installer/engineer before your tenants move in. In line with…

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