Other questions that you need to consider before and when renting a property:
Have you attached your EPC certificate to the property advertisement?
Have you been issued a gas safety certificate?
Will you need an HMO licence?
What type of tenancy agreement do I need?
How do you intend to find tenants?
How and when should I do an inventory?
How can I check my tenant’s credit history?
How do I get a full tenant reference report on a tenant/guarantor?
Are you taking a deposit?
What are your responsibilities and what are you liable for as a landlord?
How do you manage the property and tenant during their occupancy?
Who can you turn to for advice?
Where can I get letter templates to send to the tenant about setting up /managing/ ending a tenancy?
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