Many tenants think that as they rent the property they are entitled to do what they like with it.
But that’s not so – in almost all cases subletting will be prohibited by the terms of your tenancy agreement. So if you sublet you will be in breach.
Good news for landlords renting out one bedroomed flats as rents for these types of properties are continuing to rise, in spite of overall rental growth decreasing.
A Grimsby Landlord has been slapped with a custodial sentence and a £100,000 fine for seriously endangering his tenants’ lives. The landlord was also ordered to pay the tenants compensation of £4,200.
Tenants will almost certainly have to pay higher rents because of the government's policy to improve all housing stock's energy efficiency performances. Click To Read More...
Even if you use an agent, you should be very clear about what references they should be getting you and you should also check the references they obtain carefully.
The purpose of referencing a tenant is threefold:
It is a criminal offence and you could be liable to an UNLIMITED FINE should you be unable to demonstrate that you have taken reasonable measures to ensure persons residing in your property have a continuing right to reside. Click To Read More...
Read about the Ten Top Tips for tenants who rent. Also an investigation which reveals that Nearly A Quarter Of Landlords And Tenants Do Not Have Money Protection. Has your landlord increased your rent. Read about if you have to pay it or not.