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Residential Letting: The Complete Guide


Reference: 9781910143308
England, Wales & Scotland - electronic Book

Product description

Residential Lettings is the definitive guide to creating and managing residential lettings.

It's packed with real-life landlord and tenancy tips and letting experiences, and has been written by one of the country's top specialists in landlord and tenant law, Tessa Shepperson.

This bestselling Landlord's Bible is now in it's twelfth edition for 2015 and provides all the latest up-to-date information on landlord regulations, plus plenty of tips that a landlord needs.

Step by step this expert guide takes you through each one of the legal and practical issues that each landlord must confront, for every tenancy:

  • How to prepare your rental property for tenants
  • Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)
  • How to find the right tenant for you
  • The terms you need in a tenancy agreement
  • What to do with your tenant deposits
  • Collecting and increasing rent
  • Landlord duties to repair and maintain the rental property
  • How to renew a tenancy
  • How to evict problem tenants
  • What to do at the end of a tenancy

Plus the book gives you plenty of sound, practical advice and real-life examples along the way.

  • So what exactly does it mean to be a landlord?
  • What are your rights as a landlord?
  • What can your tenants do? And what can't your tenants do?
  • And what can you do about it?

Residential Lettings will tell you exactly what the legal obligations are that you are taking on under a tenancy agreement and talk you through your legal responsibilities. Landlords are subject to a plethora of regulations, and ignorance is no excuse under the law. 

About the Author

Tessa Shepperson is a specialist lettings lawyer, author and lecturer, well known as an expert in her field. She is also the author of Taking in a Lodger - An Essential Legal Guide and  The Essential Landlord's Guide to Tenants’ Rights, also published by Lawpack.

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