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How to Sign a Tenancy Agreement

How to Sign a Tenancy Agreement

When you're about to sign a tenancy agreement, it can be difficult to know whether it should be witnessed, made as ...

Length of Fixed Term

The length of the fixed term to give is really whatever you feel comfortable with. When the Housing Act 1988 came ...

Break Clause

What is a break clause? Sometimes a fixed term tenancy agreement can contain a clause which brings the fixed term ...

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Contractual (Common-Law) Tenancy Agreement

Contractual (Common-Law) Tenancy Agreement

Product Code: F005 PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ASSURED SHORTHOLD TENANCY THIS IS NOW PART OF THE TENANCY ...
Management Regulations (Add Terms to Tenancy Agreement)

Management Regulations (Add Terms to Tenancy Agreement)

Product Code: F035  04/14 All our tenancy agreements have the capability of the landlord adding clauses that may
Guarantee Agreement

Guarantee Agreement

Product Code: F029 A landlord is always advised to obtain a guarantor (also known as surety) for every let they ...
Ground 1 Landlords Only or Principal Notice

Ground 1 Landlords Only or Principal Notice

Product Code: F043 For tenancies granted on or after 28 February 1997 or for tenancies correctly accompanied ...
Ground 2 Mortgage Notice

Ground 2 Mortgage Notice

Product Code: F044 A ground 2 notice is to notify a tenant before a tenancy is granted the the rented property ...
Ground 3 Holiday Let Notice

Ground 3 Holiday Let Notice

Product Code: F046 A landlord may serve this ground 3 notice before a tenancy commences notifying the tenant ...
Notice Tenancy is to be Assured and Not Assured Shorthold

Notice Tenancy is to be Assured and Not Assured Shorthold

Product Code: F070 PLEASE NOTE: DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS UNLESS YOU HAVE SPOKEN TO THE GUILD. THIS NOTICE WILL GIVE ...
Written Statement of Terms – Verbal Tenancy

Written Statement of Terms – Verbal Tenancy

Product code: LT019 If there is no written tenancy agreement, a tenant under an assured shorthold tenancy may, ...
Tenants Information Leaflet – Control of Legionella

Tenants Information Leaflet – Control of Legionella

Product Code: LRA005 When completing a legionella risk assessment, it will almost always be a part of that ...
Notice That Assured Agricultural Occupancy is to be Assured Shorthold Tenancy – England

Notice That Assured Agricultural Occupancy is to be Assured Shorthold Tenancy – England

Product code: F091 - England only THIS FORM IS ONLY SUITABLE FOR ENGLAND! Housing Act 1988 Schedule 2A, ...
Document Checklist Confirmation

Document Checklist Confirmation

Product code: F031 For any tenancy granted on or after 1 October 2015 in England it will not be possible to ...
How to rent: the checklist for renting in England

How to rent: the checklist for renting in England

Product code: F056 For all assured shorthold tenancies granted on or after 1 October 2015, the "How to rent: the

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Two person company landlord

I have a company which owns a residential property.  There are 2 shareholders and directors.  Is it ok to use the electronic signature method on signable provided that both directors ...

clause in contract unclear

on the 'term' it states 12 months, further down under Tenant agrees with landlord - 'Rent and Charges' 3.3 its states 'this is a 6 month rolling contract. After 6 months if either party wishes ...

Periodic tenancy

Hi What are your views on a periodic tenancy is this advisable once 6 month tenancy ended or should I do new agreement? (more…)

New Electrical rules

Hi - I have the same tenant but with a completely new 12 month contract starting on 1st July. Do I need to get an inspection done now or in 2021? Thank you. sharonbrown  

hmo for students

what is the best tenancy agreement to use for individual rooms within a hmo being let to students for a period of 48 weeks (more…)

AST Renewal/Extention

Hi Adrian, I have an AST that is about to come to the end of its six-months initial term and my intention was to allow it to become Statutory Periodic. However, there are presently four Tenants

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