Rentals Lettings Estate Agents – Huntingdon, Godmanchester, St Neots, St Ives, Peterborough, Oundle areas. 01480 471444

Landlord Obligations before letting Property

There are many legal Landlord obligations that need to be in place before a tenant moves into a property.

The main Landlord obligations are as follows: 

  • To cover the cost of all ground rent & services charges that apply to the property.
  • To insure the building & any contents if the property is offered furnished.
  • To gain permission from the mortgage lender to rent out the property.
  • To make sure all furniture & furnishings (if provided by the landlord) comply with all regulations.
  • To ensure a yearly gas-safety certificate is arranged on the property.
  • If your property is leasehold you may require permission from the freeholder to sub-let.
  • To cover the cost of any maintenance of appliances & equipment.
  • To cover the cost of any maintenance needed on the property.
  • Provision & maintenance of smoke alarms
  • If you are an overseas landlord, apply for the Exemption Certificate from the Inland Revenue.

If you require any further information on Landlord Obligations please call (01480) 433933 or visit www.gatehouserental.co.uk

 

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