Private landlords need to increase rent at certain times to maintain their investment and ensure that the rent their tenants pay is in line with similar properties in the area. As a landlord, it's important you do this in a legal and proper way so that tenants receive the right amount of notice before a rent increase takes effect.
As a landlord you have responsibilities. To your tenant and to the law. Many of those responsibilities come down to ensuring the safety of your tenant. And the services and appliances within the property are well maintained and safe to use. This is especially true of gas safety.
A tenant falling behind with their rent is something a private landlord dreads. With good reason. Regular rent deposits are essential for any landlord. You have expenses to meet and need the cash flow.
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The tenancy deposit scheme (TDS) is something which can trip up private landlords. Especially those who are renting out their first property. The very fact there is a tenancy deposit scheme comes as a surprise to some landlords.