Tag: Property safety

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Landlord Advice 7 min read

Should I rent my property furnished or unfurnished? Pros and cons for buy-to-let landlords

Reading Time: 7 minutes Furnished or unfurnished? When advertising your rental property, will you provide furniture or let tenants kit it out themselves? Maybe you’ve made up your mind. Or perhaps you haven’t thought […]

Shannon Hall

Landlord Advice 3 min read

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Rented Properties

Reading Time: 3 minutes According to the Office for National Statistics, around 60 people are killed every year in Great Britain as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. Landlords legal obligations when it comes […]

Jonathan Daines

Property Law 5 min read

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation Act) 2019

Reading Time: 5 minutes It is unusual for a Private Members’ bill to become law, but this is what has happened in 2019 to MP Karen Buck’s bill, the Fitness for Human Habitation Act […]

Jonathan Daines

Landlord Advice 3 min read

Asbestos in Rental Property: What Landlords Should Be Aware Of

Reading Time: 3 minutes Asbestos in rented property exists in significant numbers across the country.  The long-term harmful effects of asbestos inhalation are well-known and the unsettling fact is that, despite being banned in […]

Shannon Hall

Landlord Advice 2 min read

Rental Property Maintenance: whose responsibility is it?

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a landlord, your property is a huge investment. Whether you manage one home or a hundred, you want to make sure that you protect your investment and, of course, […]

Shannon Hall

Landlord Advice 4 min read

Protect and prepare your property for winter

Reading Time: 4 minutes The nights are longer and the weather is colder: winter is officially here in the UK. As the weather conditions deteriorate, a lot of landlords worry about their properties and […]

Shannon Hall

Property News 5 min read

Banning Order on Rogue Landlords & Agents

Reading Time: 5 minutes On 6 April 2018, the Government introduced banning orders on rogue landlords and letting agents, barring those who commit certain housing offences from working in the lettings industry whilst placing […]

Jonathan Daines

Property Law 8 min read

Gas Safety Check Regulations for Private Landlords – A 2023 Guide for Buy to Lets

Reading Time: 8 minutes Gas safety checks are a key responsibility for every landlord. In this article, we cover everything landlords need to know about the Gas Safety Regulations. Find out what your responsibilities […]

Katie Todd

Property Law 2 min read

Landlord Gas Safety Regulations 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes It gives me pleasure to share some good news for landlords with respect to proposed changes to landlord gas safety regulations and responsibilities. UPDATE: These changes have now taken place […]

Jonathan Daines

Property Law 6 min read

Landlords and the HHSRS – What is the Housing Health and Safety Rating System?

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS) has been the standard assessment for property safety since 2006. Despite having been active for 15 years, the system has been criticised […]

Matthew Daines

Property Finance 2 min read

Home Emergency Cover for Landlords

Reading Time: 2 minutes Picture this – it’s 11 o’clock at night, you’ve just finished watching the latest film release and are heading to bed when you’re startled by a phone call. It’s your […]

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