Rent Increase Guide for Landlords and Tenants 2023: Rules for increasing rents in the UK
Reading Time: 6 minutes As the cost of living in the UK continues to rise, everyone is feeling the pinch. Rent increases are becoming increasingly common across the country, with many landlords opting to […]
Renting Homes Wales Act: New Legislation Guidance for Welsh Landlords and Tenants December 2022
Reading Time: 21 minutes This article provides guidance on the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016, in force from 1 December 2022. Why is the Renting Homes Wales Act 2016 needed? To make things easier […]
Renting in Wales and Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2022 – What Landlords and Tenants Must Know
Reading Time: 6 minutes Renting in Wales is changing this year. The original plans were for July 2022, but have been postponed to December 2022. The Renting Homes (Wales) Act will come into force, […]
Tenancy Documents: 7 Documents Your Landlord Should Give You 2023
Reading Time: 5 minutes When moving to a rental property, your landlord is responsible for providing you with a number of tenancy documents. This includes your contract and information specific to your tenancy, as […]
Tenant Rights When Renting Property in 2023
Reading Time: 6 minutes Tenant rights can often seem unclear. Sometimes issues arise between landlords and tenants, which is why it’s important to understand each party’s legal rights in all situations. So, what rights do […]
Tenancy Agreements & Unfair Contract Terms Act: What terms are unfair?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Nick Chamberlain joins us on the blog this week to explain the meaning of unfair contract terms and how to ensure your tenancy clauses are completely reasonable and legally compliant. […]
Before signing a tenancy, learn the facts about ‘Permitted Occupiers’
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 […]
What happens after I’ve found my tenant?
Reading Time: 4 minutes When helping landlords with their rental properties, a question that we always get asked is “What happens after I’ve found my tenant?” Most landlords have a broad understanding of the […]
Contractual Tenancy or AST – What’s the Difference?
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 or Licence?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Tenancy or Licence? There is so much legislation with which both landlords and agents find that they now need to comply. It would be unusual if we did not see […]
Renting Jargon – 50 Lettings Definitions for Landlords and Tenants in 2023
Reading Time: 9 minutes Residential lettings can be confusing. With over 160 laws and regulations related to renting, there’s a lot of complicated jargon thrown around. Landlords and tenants can not be expected to […]