It would be perfectly reasonable to assume that as your rental property comes to market, your letting agent will simply post the property details on various property portals and wait for the tenant enquiries to roll in.
Three important regulations for landlords:
Whilst there are over one hundred pieces of legislation with which a letting agent should be familiar, three come particularly to mind when it comes to advising landlords about the basic responsibility they have to the safety of their tenants, as well as helping landlords avoid a £5,000 fine or six months in prison for non-compliance!
With the summer, and the initial confusion over the Brexit issue, now firmly behind us, the market is active once again, and we actually find that we currently have far more buyers than we do stock, but predict that there will be a run of properties coming onto the market in the run up to Christmas. Those who enter the market ahead of this rush are likely to be the winners, as they will be competing with old stock.
Almost half the UK population own a pet, yet many landlords are reluctant to accept pets! According to research by The Dogs Trust, some 78% of pet owners reported that they had experienced difficulty finding rented accommodation that would accept pets.