Landlord FAQs

By law, landlords and agents who take a deposit from tenants under an assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement (AST) must protect that deposit using a government-authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme.

An EPC is an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) which give information on how to make your home more energy efficient and reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and last for ten years. All homes bought, sold or rented require an EPC. Visit www.direct.gov.ukfor more information

The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 oblige every landlord to ensure that any electrical appliances in the property are safe. It is required that all appliances are checked for defects and that a record of all checks are logged.

It is a legal requirement that the landlord ensures that a gas safety inspection is carried out annually and that a Gas Safety Certificate is provided by a Gas Safe registered engineer. This certificate must be issued to the tenant, and agent within 28 days of the safety check being carried out (we can arrange this service for you). Visit www.hse.gov.uk/gasfor more information.

No – unlike most other letting agents we provide a copy of the original repair invoice with your monthly statement.

We recommend a minimum of a 6 month fixed term, as per our standard AST, depending on the requirements of both the Landlord and the Prospective Tenant.

A periodic tenancy means that after the initial fixed term has ended the contract continues on a monthly basis.

No – but we can offer a rent guarantee scheme, which is available at an additional cost upon request.

In order to end the agreement you are required to issue 2 months written notice.

We ask for two month’s written notice from all tenants, however once the initial fixed term period has expired the tenant could leave within 4 weeks.