Granting an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Checklist (Wales)
Please note, this checklist applies to WALES. For England, please see here.
Holiday Let Ban for Landlord in Planning Dispute
A landlord has lost his planning battle to rent out a city centre investment property as a holiday let. (more…)
Guild of Landlords Rent Digest – August 2020
Keeping an eye on rents to make sure your properties stay competitive but still make as much profit as possible is a key task for landlords. (more…)
Practical Guidance And Template For Legionella Risk Assessment
Introduction This page provides practical guidance on doing your own risk assessment for risks associated with the control of Legionellosis bacteria. We would recommend using our specially designed iAuditor template for iOS or Android device which simply requires downloading a free app and then our template. It is very quick and ...
Updated Legionella Risk Assessment Template
Our legionella risk assessment template for the iAuditor app has today been updated to version 2.0. This is free to download for all subscribers to the Guild or active subscribers to the legionella pack product. If your subscription has expired for the legionella pack only, you can renew here. (more…)
September Brings New Laws For Landlords
September sees some big changes in the law that impact landlords and tenants, including fast-track planning for home extensions and cash for improvements to make homes greener. (more…)
What Landlords Need to Know About No DSS Adverts
Housing charity Shelter has won a second case against a letting agent discriminating failing to consider tenants on housing benefits seeking to rent a buy to let home. (more…)
Selling A Buy To Let With A Sitting Tenant
Landlords are not fleeing buy to let in droves, but a steady number are selling up, according to letting agents. (more…)
Do I need planning permission for my HMO?
Please note this article applies to England. See the next article in this series for Wales HMO planning permission information. From 1 October 2010, incorporating changes already made on 6 April 2010, planning rules are changed affecting HMOs in England. What is an HMO? A simple non legal definition is that a house (or flat) is an HMO if ...
Landlord Accreditation Approved for Dorset Register of Landlords
Bournemouth council has recently launched the Dorset Register of Accredited Landlords and Poole, Christchurch, East Dorset and Purbeck Councils have all signed up to the register too. How does it work? First, a landlord must become accredited through the Private Rented Sector Accreditation Scheme who are an approved accreditation scheme for ...