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By Natalie Deakin

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

As students return to university, it isn’t long before the excitement of a new term dies down and they start to think about finding a student landlord for the following year. Many first

Having a stand-out online advert is key for landlords when letting out a property, however, before we publish your ad there are some things we need check. Whilst preparing to advertise their next

Last week, we discussed the difference between a contractual tenancy and an assured shorthold tenancy (AST). This week, we’re carrying on the conversation by thinking about situations that may cause a contractual tenancy

In our previous article ‘Tenancy or Licence’, we saw in the case of Street v Mountford 1985 that a court will look at the facts to establish what type of tenancy exists rather

Tenant reference checks are one of the most important aspects of letting out a property. When you have a keen tenant, it’s natural to want to get them moved in as fast as

It is not unusual to hear about landlords being accused of, or even sued for, ‘trespass’ of a rented property by a disgruntled tenant. Although a property is let, and it remains in

The Autumn Budget Statement in 2016 said that Westminster intended to ban tenant fees. This ban came into effect in England from 1 June 2019. Wales, with its devolved housing power, writes its

Mandatory electrical safety checks for all landlords have been on the horizon for a long while. Currently, though there is a legal requirement for landlords to carry out fixed electrical installation inspections on