Many things can happen during a tenancy, some out of your control. Here is our guide to averting and being prepared.

Raising The Rent

Hopefully, the landlord will have a clause in the AST agreement that there will be an annual review of the rent. If so, write to the tenant(s) referring to the clause, stating that the rent will be £x from date. It is best to give at least two...

Dealing With Complaints

It is especially critical to deal with complaints quickly.  If a tenant makes a complaint about something the landlord must respond in writing within 14 days. If they don’t respond and the tenant makes the complaint to the Council and the Council...


It is critical to ensure the landlord/agent keeps a regular eye on the property, and especially get the tenant(s) to inform them of any problems.  This will hopefully stop any minor problems becoming major. It is also important to remember that...




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