What Resources Are Available for New Landlords
Whether letting a single property or building a portfolio, the first steps to becoming a new landlord can be a daunting task. Thankfully there is plenty of support available, giving practical advice and helping you avoid common pitfalls every step of the way.
Online Advice and Guides
There are dozens of online resources that new landlords can easily access at the click of a button to help answer the most basic questions right through to complex legal queries. Sites such as the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) and propertymark offer a range of expertise and support from a comprehensive suite of documents, forms, and guides through to eLearning courses and webinars.
Meanwhile, the government has produced an in-depth online guide entitled How To Let, which will help you fulfil your legal responsibilities as a landlord. The guide also gives you step-by-step advice on what to do before letting your property, ensuring your house or flat is ready for rental, setting up your tenancy, and your responsibilities during the tenancy period. Each guide section comes with a checklist to give new landlords peace of mind.
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Looking online is always an excellent first port of call when seeking first-time landlord guidance; however, there may be occasions where you need to speak to a human voice to cement your understanding or receive additional advice.
Most sector bodies will have telephone helplines manned by experts who will provide reassurance, more in-depth guidance, and will be happy to talk you through specific processes and legislation.
When you become a new landlord for the first time, navigating legalities, your rights as the landlord, and those of the tenant can be complex and confusing. Receiving independent expert advice can be invaluable in helping you negotiate the ins and outs of the landlord/tenant relationship.
Most towns will have a Citizen’s Advice Bureau to help you unpick the legalities. Their advice is free, independent, and will help you protect yourself and provide your tenant with excellent levels of service. For landlords looking to let out property in the borough of Brent, there is a Citizen’s Advice Bureau on Willesden High Road.
Using a letting agency can remove much of the stress from becoming a landlord for the first time. Here at Regal Estates, we have more than 25 years of lettings experience on the table and can help you let your property with minimum fuss.
Beginning with the first step of assessing your property’s rental value, our expert team provide you with everything you need. We will produce the letting particulars, deal with the marketing of the property, carry out checks on prospective tenants, conduct viewings, draw up tenancy agreements and be on-site to hand over the keys to your tenants at the beginning of their tenancy. After your tenant has moved in we will do what we love doing the most and that is to tenancy and property manage to take the stress away so you can get on with what you love to do.
First-Time Landlords in North West London
If you’re looking to let your property in Willesden, Dollis Hill, Neasden, Wembley Park or the surrounding areas, our expert lettings team at Regal Estates can help.
We have extensive experience helping landlords to successfully let their property and our professional advice and guidance is included in all our lettings services. For more details, contact us today on 020 8459 2530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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