Natalie Deakin, Author at Landlord Blog

By Natalie Deakin

Natalie joined LettingaProperty.com in 2014 and as the team has grown, through her knowledge and experience, Natalie has progressed to the role of Operations Manager. Natalie’s team oversees every online transaction from property advertising, tenant referencing, tenancy renewals through to assisting in deposit disputes and rent arrears. Natalie keeps our landlord legalities in check.

During lockdown, the rental sector was turned upside down. Lettings and estate agents across the country were hit hard - with some forced to close their doors for good. Landlords and tenants also

There are a few things that are changing in the private rental sector over the coming months. To make things easier for you, we've put together a list of what's coming your way

In 2018, EPC requirements changed for landlords through the introduction a minimum energy rating of 'E' or above for new tenancies. This year - along with several other regulations in the rental sector

In January 2020, the government announced the much-anticipated introduction of mandatory electrical safety inspections for private landlords. The new regulations, titled The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020,

A permitted occupier is generally referred to as 'a person that is not a tenant but has permission to stay in a rented property'. They have no legal rights to the property nor

Ruby has been a landlord for over four years. In 2019, she was left feeling panicked and helpless by an abusive tenant who refused to pay and was four months in rent arrears.

Being a landlord comes with a lot of legal responsibilities – which, unfortunately, also means a lot of paperwork. Fishing out your certificates and putting together your legal landlord documents isn’t exactly a

A landlord inventory and schedule of condition report is an absolute essential for every landlord. Without it, you could be putting yourself - and your property - in a vulnerable situation. In this

Since the introduction of the Deposit Protection Scheme, we’ve been involved in a number of disputes between landlord and tenant. If we’ve learned one thing, its that to be successful in a deposit