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Tenancy Agreements

A tenancy agreement is a legal agreement in writing (but very dangerously can be oral) that sets out the rights and responsibilities of both landlord and tenant. It contains details such as th...
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Legal Requirements for UK Landlords

Here is a brief overview of laws with a view to rental. These listed below are statutory (must be adhered to) legal requirements of which you should be aware. As a basic, these laws protect you an...
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Tenancy Deposit Schemes

  From 2007, The Tenancy Deposit Scheme has been a Government backed scheme where the tenants deposit is placed within either a Free Custodial Administered Account (linked&nb...
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Tenancy Deposit Scheme - What Can Go Wrong?

When a landlord or Letting agent takes a deposit from the tenant they are legally required to provide to the tenant information pertaining to how the money is protected within a 14 day period. &nbs...
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Tenancy Deposit Insurance

From 2007, The Tenancy Deposit Scheme has been a Government backed scheme where the tenants deposit is placed within either a Free Custodial Administered Account (linked above) or a...
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Essential Letting Guides

As terrifying as it may seem to let your property yourself, when you break the process into individual items, it seems relatively simple; even more so when you use InformedLandlords.com We have...
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Fit for Habitation

As stipulated in the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 any property rented out must be fit for human habitation from commencement of the tenancy and it is the landlord’s responsibility to maintai...
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Tenant Referencing

Do you really KNOW your tenant?  Are you sure they have a good credit record and have no CCJ’s, debts or previous rent arrears to their name. As a private landlord, it is essenti...
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Low Cost Letting

Private Landlords are more and more letting themselves, via the web, newspapers and other media.  Have you considered using a low cost letting website?  Here at Informed, we'll be doing ju...
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Electrical Certificates

Prior to the commencement of a tenancy, an electrical safety check must be commissioned and must be carried out by a competent person to ensure that the supply of electricity and all of the applia...
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Case Study - Electrical Certificates

It is the responsible of the landlord to PAT test all electrical appliances provided to the tenant to ensure they are certified and safe, but not the tenants own items.  This will help complian...
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Landlord Software

Designed to make the business tasks for private residential landlords easier, landlords software is now easier to use than ever. Software made for us as landlords can be used in single and multiple ...
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