How to let legally and safely
Lettings is complicated! There are over 400 rules and regulations to let a property legally and safely to tenants, which the government is increasingly enforcing. For London tenants there’s a ‘Rogue Landlord Checker’ which exposes landlords (and agents) who have contravened the law. Landlords are fined tens of thousands of pounds, with some even going to prison.
Our experts at Northwood have over twenty years’ experience in letting legals. We know how to let your property safely to reliable, responsible tenants. Better still, if the tenant can’t pay, you can rely on the UK’s No.1 provider of guaranteed rent to continue to provide your monthly revenue. Our Guaranteed Rent service has covered rent during the Covid-19 crisis where other rent guarantee solutions couldn’t.
If you’re letting for the first time, here are our three main considerations to stay legal: