landlord Information & Guides
We have developed a collection of FREE downloadable Information Guides, and factsheets full of practical advice for both new and existing landlords.
These downloads are provided to help you navigate the sometimes complex maze associated with the successful letting of your property.
A guide to landlords’ duties: Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998
This guide has been produced by the government Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and is aimed at landlords. The guide explains some of the main requirements of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 as amended by the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. It also gives Landlords guidance on how to comply with them.View Online
How to Lease
An essential read before you purchase any Leasehold property within England. Understand what your rights are, which questions to ask, and what your responsibilities will be and how to get help if things go wrong.View Online
How to Rent a Safe Home
Aimed at current and prospective tenants, this guide is a supplement to the government’s ‘How to rent’ guide. Within the guide gives a more detailed explanation of the main hazards that can found in a rental property. This guide also explains your duties as a landlord, and how your tenants should raise concerns or if required make a complaint.View Online
How to rent: the checklist for renting in England
It provides a checklist and further detailed information on each stage of the renting process, including:
- what to look out for before renting
- living in a rented home
- what happens at the end of a tenancy
- what to do if things go wrong
How to Let: A Guide for Private Residential Landlords
Written to help landlords learn and understand their key legal responsibilities and give advice on how to prepare to be a landlord.
- Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES)
- Letting with a mortgage
- Tax obligations
- Accreditation schemes
- Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO).
N.B. The guide does not cover leasehold, holiday lets or resident landlords who let to lodgers.View Online