Top tips for best practice in property rental

Posted 19th September 2017 at 16:48

Keeping properties safe, within the law, and choosing the right tenants are three of the most important aspects of ‘best practice’. Whether you are using a lettings agency or managing a property yourself, there are now many legal obligations to comply with, and although letting agents earn income from landlords to provide a service (tenant find to fully-managed), it is important not to forget tenants, especially in this new social world! Dharmesh and Jyoti Patadia, co-founders...

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The D + J Lettings Conference was a huge success as more landlords and buy-to-let investors arrived than registered! They left informed and up-to-date with what is happening in the lettings market and in Hitchin for renting properties. Key industry speakers from ARLA Propertymark and Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) spoke about the latest legislation, Right to Rent requirements and best practice for property protection. Local speakers from Base52, Newman Knight & Co and D + J Lettings...

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What will the changes mean for landlords and tenants? Lively debates were centre stage at the ARLA (Association of Residential Letting Agents) Propertymark conference last week about supply and demand, taxation and legislation changes and the world post-letting agent fees ban. As Hitchin’s local lettings expert and ARLA Propertymark member, Dharmesh Patadia, Director and Co-Founder of D + J Lettings, attended the conference and reports back giving his comments. “First let’s talk about local lettings, which continues...

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