How to Let out a Property; Do you have what it takes?

Can I afford to rent my house?

Finances are key! Find out if you can afford to let out your property and how you go about it financially: Click either of these links- or both- to find out more about the financial implications and/ or buy to let mortgages.
Give Mortgages
Twin Pine Mortgages

How much can I rent my house for?

Get to know your market and find out how much similar properties in your area are being let for so you can set your rent accordingly. Think about your target demographic and consider who your property would be suitable for: young families, students, single professionals, etc. This is where we come in! Give us a call, we can tell you about rental demand and hotspots and what to look out for.

Decide whether to let the property as furnished or unfurnished. A property that offers a blank canvas is more appealing to most prospective tenants but students are unlikely to have accumulated enough belongings to furnish a house.

Legal responsibilities for landlords…

The role of a landlord is not an easy one, to put it into perspective, there are currently around 145 pieces of legislation you need to adhere to when letting a property. By law, you must ensure your property is fit for purpose and the safety of your tenants is paramount. Get in touch to take a look at some detailed guides to help you get to grips with your responsibilities.

Consider;
Electrical certificates
Gas safety certificates
Do you have your EPC?

Click on any of the above links to find local contractors to help you be in check.

You can find out more about how to become a landlord here