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Tenancy checklist

Pre Letting Checklist for Landlords

You probably know everything that we're putting in this article, but it never hurts to be reminded. In no particular order you should do everything on the list below before your tenant signs a tenancy agreement and moves in.

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Property advertising on rightmove and primelocation

Advertising Network Grows

Visum continue to grow their advertising network to ensure maximum exposure for our lettings and sales property adverts - now advertising on Needaproperty

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Section 8 Notice

Tenant Eviction - Section 8 Notice (s8)

Having to evict a tenant is every landlord's worst nightmare; it's both stressful and costly. With help from us you can remove much of this stress and cost! It is very important that each step is done in the right order and the right way. With Visum in your corner you will get it right first time. The first procedure is to ensure you serve the correct notice in the correct way on the correct date to the tenant(s). If you get this wrong all your effort will be wasted, as your claim will be simply thrown out of court. If your tenant has an assured shorthold tenancy then your eviction notice (properly called a 'notice seeking possession') will generally either be a Section 8 notice or a Section 21 notice.

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Landlord guides - HMO

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)

What is an HMO? How do you know if you have an HMO, what do you do and have to do if you are in fact letting and HMO?

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Landlord guide

General terms of tenancy

The property, and any furniture and appliances supplied, must be in good repair, clean condition and well decorated at the commencement of a tenancy and should be maintained throughout the tenancy, depending on the terms of the tenancy agreement.

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Section 21 notice

Tenant Eviction - Section 21 Notice (s21)

Having to evict a tenant is every landlord's worst nightmare; it's both stressful and costly. With help from us you can remove much of this stress and cost! It is very important that each step is done in the right order and the right way. With Visum in your corner you will get it right first time. The first procedure is to ensure you serve the correct notice in the correct way on the correct date to the tenant(s). If you get this wrong all your effort will be wasted, as your claim will be simply thrown out of court. If your tenant has an assured shorthold tenancy then your eviction notice (properly called a 'notice seeking possession') will generally either be a Section 8 notice or a Section 21 notice.

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