Tenancy Agreement

Compliance

Things Landlords Should Be Aware Of

With over 150 forms of landlord law, the complexities of drawing up a tenancy agreement and the continuous maintenance of the let, letting a property is getting more and more difficult. As a letting agent, you should elaborate on this when trying to win business from your landlord, convincing them to turn to a managed strategy. Below we’ve outlined key things your landlords and yourself as a letting agent need to consider. 1 Repairs Ensuring you correctly manage your repairs and maintenance will not only allow you to successfully serve a Section 21 but will also keep the property in good condition, reducing the risk of the tenant living in conditions unfit for human habitation. Openview’s Task Manager ensures tenant’s report repairs, instantly, online to yourself, meaning you can consult the contractor immediately, resolving the repairs process. 2 Tenants Knowing your tenant is an important part of letting a property. …

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Lettings Tips

Get To Know Your Tenants Better

Who are your tenants? Will they pay rent on time? Could they damage the property? These are just a few question you might have in your head as you begin letting to a tenant. Below we’ve outlined some key things you should do to build trust with your tenant as your start your tenancy. 1 The Tenancy Agreement By including periodic inspections within your tenancy agreement you’ll be able to gain an understanding of who your tenant actually is. Ensure these are carried on a quarterly basis at the start of the tenancy, as you get to know the tenant, these inspections can be reduced. Should the tenant be unhappy about your inspection, this could be an indicator that they have something to hide. 2 Tenant Referencing Carrying out a reference alongside a credit check (for a credit check written permission must be provided by the tenant) on your tenants …

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