5 Landlord’s certificate obligations when renting out

Renting out your apartment to tenants is usually an exciting development. But before you start showing the place or signing any leases, there are a few legal obligations you need to be aware of.
The requirements aren’t too complicated, but one of the common mistakes landlords make when renting is failing to obtain the proper documentation, which can result in hefty fines or even legal trouble down the road.

In this article, we’ll walk you through 5 essential landlord’s certificate obligations when renting out so you can start earning rental income without any legal issues. Read on to learn exactly what you need to provide to tenants as a UK landlord.

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Landlord Insurance - Do you even need it?

So you’re looking to rent out a property, but you’re baffled by insurance. What is landlord’s insurance, and will a typical homeowner’s policy be adequate?

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Tenancy Contract Types

In an ideal world, no landlord would ever have to end a tenancy early. Unfortunately, however, we don’t live in an ideal world, and as a result, ending tenancies early is something that both landlords and tenants have to be prepared for. Given that it happens so often and for so many reasons, there’s a lot of confusion out there when it comes to what the specific precedent needs to be in order to comply with UK law. A single Google search throws up thousands upon thousands of results, meaning that for landlords and tenants both, the topic can be overwhelming at times.

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