Hints and Tips for a DIY Home Makeover
If you are thinking about becoming a Landlord for the first time it’s really important to know about all the regulations you you have to follow to make your property fit for people to rent.
Having the right insurance is the first step to making sure that you are following some of the correct regulations. It is also worth shopping around for the best deal from providers such as Lloyds TSB house insurance.
Renting out a property is a bit like running a business there are various things you need to do to make your business adhere to all the right safety and legal requirements.
Make sure you have all your electrical appliances safety checked. There are electrical safety requirements for properties that you are planning to rent out that you need to have as a legal requirement.
All electrical work is needed to be carried out by an electrician and it should meet proper electrical standards with a certificate of proof.
Your gas appliances need to be gas safety checked by a Gas safety engineer. Annual checks need to be carried out by an engineer by law.
All furniture and fixtures and fittings need to meet the correct fire safety standards. As a Landlord who owns a property you are responsible for the safety of your fixtures and fittings, a responsibility not to be taken lightly.
If a builder comes in to make some changes to the structure of a property you need to make sure that you have the right certificates for the building work to make sure it’s approved. The builders also need to have certificates to make sure that they are approved.
Owning a buy to let property investment can be looked at a bit like owning a business. You need to meet all the right regulations in order to charge people for living in it.
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