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Smoke alarm.

Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarms Will Be A Legal Requirement In Rental Properties

Shortly it will be a legal requirement to install these in all residential rental property.

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Confidentiality and data protection.

Landlords, Tenants, and Data Protection

There are a few simple things you should know as a landlord that will stop you from falling foul of the Data Protection Act 1998

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Find a missing tenant.

Tracing a Tenant Who Has Absconded

If your tenant disappears owing you money it's not necessarily the end of the matter - you might be able to find them with the help of a tracing agent.

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Rent arrears.

Recovering Rent Arrears

What - if anything - can landlords do to get unpaid rent from tenants?

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Property advice.

Finding and Choosing a Buy to Let Property

Things to consider when selecting a property - a lot of it applies to a property purchased for yourself to live in too.

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Fire safety.

Fire Safety Standards For Houses Converted into Self-Contained Flats

This article covers the minimum fire safety standards for houses converted into self-contained flats 2 or 3 storeys and above, including attic and basement flats.

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