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Your Tenancy Agreement

Making sure you have the right tenancy agreement that you want for your property is a crucial part of the lettings process, with many disputes as a result of both tenants and landlords not checking that their tenancy agreement suits their needs, it is important for landlords to make sure that they are up to date with tenancy law and stipulations. It is crucial that you are aware of your rights as a landlord and the rights of your tenants. In order to avoid problems later on, after agreements have been signed and it difficult for either party to escape the contract, then it is important to know your responsibilities regarding your property. There have been recent cases reported in the local news for King's Lynn and Swindon where there have been several cases of landlords being fined and taken to court for anything as variable as fire safety breaches to turning attic rooms into bedrooms, many of these cases could have been avoided if the landlord had access to clear and up to date information. Firstly, check through your tenancy agreement, make sure that it fulfils your requirements and needs; How long would you like the tenancy to be' Is it possible for the tenant to redecorate the property' Most tenancies require an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) unless they fall under certain categories. There is usually a minimum tenancy length of six months, although some short lets may vary the law states that the tenant has the right to remain in the property regardless of whether the tenancy is shorter than this or not. Our lettings team can help you with any aspect of your agreement, if you have any questions or would like to discuss your responsibilities, please call our lettings team on 020 7240 3322

Making sure you have the right tenancy agreement that you want for your property is a crucial part of the lettings process, with many disputes as a result of both tenants and landlords not checking that their tenancy agreement suits their needs, it is important for landlords to make sure that they are up to date with tenancy law and stipulations.

It is crucial that you are aware of your rights as a landlord and the rights of your tenants. In order to avoid problems later on, after agreements have been signed and it difficult for either party to escape the contract, then it is important to know your responsibilities regarding your property. There have been recent cases reported in the local news for King's Lynn and Swindon where there have been several cases of landlords being fined and taken to court for anything as variable as fire safety breaches to turning attic rooms into bedrooms, many of these cases could have been avoided if the landlord had access to clear and up to date information.

Firstly, check through your tenancy agreement, make sure that it fulfils your requirements and needs; How long would you like the tenancy to be' Is it possible for the tenant to redecorate the property' Most tenancies require an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) unless they fall under certain categories.

There is usually a minimum tenancy length of six months, although some short lets may vary the law states that the tenant has the right to remain in the property regardless of whether the tenancy is shorter than this or not. Our lettings team can help you with any aspect of your agreement, if you have any questions or would like to discuss your responsibilities, please call our lettings team on 020 7240 3322

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