Monthly Archives: April 2012

Gas safety for landlords in a nutshell

There is a lot of mis-information and ignorance around this topic so here is a quick guide. Gas safety in property is covered by the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 Duties of landlords are covered in Part F, … Continue reading

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Landlord’s quick guide to what costs can be deducted from rental income

The end of another tax year and as landlords think about their tax return they may be wondering what costs can be deducted from rental income. Costs that can be deducted are as follows: * Financing costs * Repairs and … Continue reading

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Why landlords need an inventory for their rental property

It is essential that your rented property has an inventory. The vast majority of tenancies will now take a deposit which will be protected under one of the government authorised tenancy deposit schemes. If there is any dispute at the … Continue reading

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Mouse in the House – Landlord’s Responsibility?

Just who is responsible for pests in the property during the tenancy? If the pest problem is caused by disrepair (e.g. holes in floor permitting mice to enter property) then it is the landlord’s responsibility. If the pest problem is … Continue reading

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