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Start of tenancy checklist

Mary Latham has over 50 years' experience as a landlord and is renowned for her ability to interpret and keep on top of difficult legislation and make it accessible for landlords. In this guide she will help you understand your legal obligations and prevent issues further on down the line.
Start of tenancy checklist
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Why download the start of tenancy checklist?

There's so much to get right at the start of a new tenancy. From screening your tenants through to providing all the necessary paperwork right through to those tiny thoughtful touches like letting the tenant know when bin day is. This checklist has been written by expert Mary Latham who has over 50 year's experience as a landlord and will help you keep on top of all the things you should be doing at the start of a tenancy.

The start of tenancy checklist is useful for anyone who needs to conduct a check in process with a tenant. So landlords who are checking in their own tenants will find this useful. Letting agents bringing on new tenants will find the checklist useful. Property investors who are self managing will find the checklist takes the stress out of moving a new tenant in. Even tenants who want to ensure that their check in has been done correctly will benefit from the checklist.

To make the start of tenancy checklist easier to digest we split it into the following parts:

  1. Before finding a tenant - this section covers health and safety measures you should have in place before you start renting out your property.
  2. Before accepting a tenant - this section covers things like referencing and right to rent checks
  3. Before move in - In this section we cover meter readings, insurances, deposits, inventories, gas and electrical safety etc.
  4. After move in - here you'll find a list of all the documents you need to provide to the tenant and any useful property information you should give them too.

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