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Preparing your Property for Letting

Whether you are a new landlord preparing your first property in readiness for letting or have let for many years, it is important to bear in mind that clean and well maintained properties attract better rents, quicker lets and longer tenancies

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Once you have purchased your buy to let property

Legislation and regulations can make the lettings industry a minefield. Updates to legislation are frequent and non compliance can lead to fines and even custodial sentence’s it is therefore advised that you use an experience and reputable letting agent to ensure you are compliant and kept up to date with new and changes to legislation.

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Right To Rent

Effective from 1st February 2016 the Right to Rent is a check a landlord, agent or householder renting out property should make to ensure that the prospective tenants or occupants have a right to rent

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Deposits

The Housing Act 2004 requires landlords and letting agents to protect deposits on assured shorthold tenancies in a government-backed tenancy deposit scheme.

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Tenants Guide To Renting

Prior to starting to look for rented accommodation it is important to budget carefully and calculate what monthly rental you will be able to comfortably afford. When calculating you must include the additional costs of council tax, utilities and telecommunications as these are rarely included in the asking rental.

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A Students Guide to Renting

Once you have finished your first year in halls in is time to find private accommodation. Here’s a view helpful hints to find the right student property for you.

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Tenants FAQ's

Find the answers to the questions we get asked the most from tenants about renting a property.

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Landlord Obligations

When letting a property landlords and tenants have different obligations to fulfil legal and contractual requirements.

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Houses in Multiple Occupation

We are often asked about the classification of a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).

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Latest Government Information Regarding Landlord Notice Periods

Latest Government Information Regarding Landlord Notice Periods

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Latest Government Information Regarding Landlord Notice Periods

The Coronavirus Act 2020 provided protection to social and private tenants by delaying when landlords can evict tenants.

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Future Lettings Legislation

At Goadsby we regularly update our portfolio of landlords about any changes to lettings legislation.

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