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Whether you are thinking about making your first buy to let investment, or you are an experienced portfolio landlord, there is lot that you need to consider when you let out a property. In fact, it can all seem a little overwhelming. But don’t panic, we are here to help. We can assist you navigate what needs to be done to be successful. 

Once you have made the decision to let out a property, there is some work to do to get yourself and the property ready. There is a lot to consider, including a myriad of legislation, regulation, taxation, consents etc. With some research, detailed planning and good advice you can ensure that both your and your property are ready 

There is a requirement on landlords to ensure that any property that they place into the private rental sector has an EPC rating of E or higher (A to E). Any property failing to achieve this is considered a “sub-standard” property. 

Whether you are thinking about making your first “buy to let” investment, or you are an experienced portfolio landlord, there is lot that you need to consider when you rent out property. In fact, it can all seem a little overwhelming. But don’t panic, we are here to help. 

As a landlord, you are probably aware that you have a responsibility for placing smoke alarms and, where appropriate, carbon monoxide alarms in properties that you let. But what exactly are the legal requirements? We summarise the obligations placed on landlords and present some useful advice to ensure you remain both complaint and provide a safe premises for your tenants. 

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