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Category: Home Maintenance

How To Choose The Best Home Emergency Provider For Your Rental Property In 2024

as a landlord, it is your legal obligation to take care of necessary repairs. However, you should also be aware that tenants can become dissatisfied with your response to repair needs if they are not satisfied. A survey by Rental Market in 2020 found that as many as 25% of tenants were either “definitely not happy” or “not really happy” with their landlords’ responses

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How To Choose The Best Home Emergency Provider For Your Rental Property In 2024

as a landlord, it is your legal obligation to take care of necessary repairs. However, you should also be aware that tenants can become dissatisfied with your response to repair needs if they are not satisfied. A survey by Rental Market in 2020 found that as many as 25% of tenants were either “definitely not happy” or “not really happy” with their landlords’ responses

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Do I Need An Inventory? – G.Singh, RM.org Member

An inventory is a detailed list of the contents and condition of your property taken before the tenant moves in. It is important that if there is a dispute over damage at the end of the tenancy, you have proof of the original condition of the property and its contents.

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Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)

This reports the condition of the circuits in the property, i.e. the wires and sockets in the walls, to ensure they are safe to use (i.e. it meets the requirements of BS7671). The report is centrally recorded so progress and history can be monitored. There is a guidance note to the BS7671 standard which indicates that domestic properties should be

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Safety Checks On Electrical Appliances Become Mandatory

Landlords are already required to make sure that the wiring and appliances in their properties are safe, but from July it will be a legal requirement for private landlords to have their electrical installations inspected every five years and provide safety certificates to tenants and their local authority. The regulations will apply to all new tenancies from 1 July 2020

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Category: Home Maintenance

How To Choose The Best Home Emergency Provider For Your Rental Property In 2024

as a landlord, it is your legal obligation to take care of necessary repairs. However, you should also be aware that tenants can become dissatisfied with your response to repair needs if they are not satisfied. A survey by Rental Market in 2020 found that as many as 25% of tenants were either “definitely not happy” or “not really happy” with their landlords’ responses

Read More »

How To Choose The Best Home Emergency Provider For Your Rental Property In 2024

as a landlord, it is your legal obligation to take care of necessary repairs. However, you should also be aware that tenants can become dissatisfied with your response to repair needs if they are not satisfied. A survey by Rental Market in 2020 found that as many as 25% of tenants were either “definitely not happy” or “not really happy” with their landlords’ responses

Read More »

Do I Need An Inventory? – G.Singh, RM.org Member

An inventory is a detailed list of the contents and condition of your property taken before the tenant moves in. It is important that if there is a dispute over damage at the end of the tenancy, you have proof of the original condition of the property and its contents.

Read More »

Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)

This reports the condition of the circuits in the property, i.e. the wires and sockets in the walls, to ensure they are safe to use (i.e. it meets the requirements of BS7671). The report is centrally recorded so progress and history can be monitored. There is a guidance note to the BS7671 standard which indicates that domestic properties should be

Read More »

Safety Checks On Electrical Appliances Become Mandatory

Landlords are already required to make sure that the wiring and appliances in their properties are safe, but from July it will be a legal requirement for private landlords to have their electrical installations inspected every five years and provide safety certificates to tenants and their local authority. The regulations will apply to all new tenancies from 1 July 2020

Read More »