Are you breaking the law?

As a landlord, it is your sole responsibility to ensure that you meet all legal requirements.  You can't blame lack of awareness or your letting agent.  It is down to you - if you don't meet these requirements you could face prosecution. Download our legal checklistIt would appear that many people, including tenants, do not know where they stand when it comes to the rules and regulations governing the private rented sector.A survey of more than 2,000 adults recently conducted by LetBritain  claims that many landlords and tenants across the UK are unaware of the rental market laws. The study found that: 16% of landlords do not realise that a tenant must be given at least two months’ notice under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 if they wish to evict them. 12% of landlords do not know they must provide 24 hours’ notice before entering the property; 14% of landlords...
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Do you know the legal requirements of being a landlord?

As a landlord, it is your sole responsibility to ensure that you meet all legal requirements.  You can't blame lack of awareness or your letting agent.  It is down to you - if you don't meet these requirements you could face prosecution. It's a scary thought; so, knowledge is the key.  Even if you have a letting agent managing your property, make sure that you are familiar with your legal responsibilities and you'll be covered.We have updated our legal checklist and it is available for download. It covers items such as: Gas Safety Electrical Safety EPC's and the new 2018 regulations Deposit Protection Deregulation act And much more...  If you want to make sure that you are meeting your legal requirements as a landlord then....Download our legal checklist to make sure you have everything covered (updated September 2017)
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