Smoking presents a dilemma for landlords. Do you stop tenants from smoking in your property? Is it possible to evict tenants for smoking? We'll answer these questions but also look at whether smokers could present a potential opportunity for landlords.
hey are fairly common as they allow both landlord and tenant some flexibility on terminating a lease. But what exactly is a break clause and how does having one affect landlords and tenants?
Why renewing a tenancy is a good idea and what you need to know if your tenants want to renew the contract.
The transition from a fixed term shorthold tenancy to a rolling contract, or periodic tenancy, is a process which can be confusing to both tenants and landlords.
Although no two tenancies are exactly the same, here are our top 7 suggestions for clauses you must include in your tenancy agreement. All clauses must be fair and reasonable. And don't forget the tenant fee ban prohibits you including certain charges.
Is a tenant about to move out of your rental property? You may already be thinking about what you need to do to prepare the property for potential new tenants. Ensure the move out procedure goes smoothly with our move out checklist.
As a private landlord, you'll appreciate the benefits a long-term tenant brings you. Steady and reliable income, no worries about having to find a new tenant every six months and someone who'll appreciate and look after your property.
The tenancy agreement is such a vital document. Yet many private landlords pay surprisingly little attention to it. They may use the same contract for years at a time. Or worse just find a free template they found on the internet. If you’re a new landlord or worried your tenancy documents may not be up to scratch, we’re going to look at the five most common mistakes landlords make in their tenancy agreement documentation. And crucially how to avoid them.
A tenancy guarantor guarantees rent payments and other tenancy obligations that make up the tenancy agreement. Legally, tenancy guarantors are said to stand surety. Whilst a guarantor must be at least 18, they can come from any walk of life and can have different relationships with a tenant.