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Right To Rent Regulations

      As many landlords are now letting property directly, we have been asked many times about certain back ground checks and the right to rent legislation. Below is a short guide to the correct procedure and information required to comply. How to do a check Check which adults will use your property as their main home (your ‘tenants’).[…]

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Gas Safe Changes 6th April 2018

On April 6, new regulations will come into force that amend the gas safety regulations previously introduced in 1998. This will affect all landlords, both social and private. Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 are not aimed at reducing or relaxing safety standards, but will enable greater flexibility over when regular checks are carried out. In future, the[…]

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EPC Regulations For Rental properties

As most residential landlords are aware, it has been law now for a number of years to provide a Valid EPC to all potential tenants. However the legislation is due to change regarding new rentals on properties with an EPC rating lower than a E. As from April 2018 you will not be able to rent a residential property with[…]

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