An estate agency has broken tradition by relocating from Darlington’s high street into a business centre in a bid to scale-up digitally.
Westpark Estate Agents, now based in Darlington’s Business Central, moved to the centre du... read more »
It always pays to be one step ahead so during the course of a tenancy, we will liaise with you to find out what you wish to do when the tenancy ends, you may wish to renew the tenancy to the same tenant or re-market the property. In either case, we c... read more »
The tenant will be required to pay a security deposit (usually at least one month’s rent) which is used to reimburse you for any damages at the end of the tenancy, or to repay any rent which may have been due after the tenant moves out.
Deposit Prot... read more »
The Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 and the Housing Act 1988 make the Landlord responsible in law (regardless of the tenancy agreement) for maintaining the following:
The structure, roof, and exterior of the property
The drains, gutters and ... read more »
Once you’ve agreed to let out your property and a tenant has been found there are a number of things you need to consider. Here are some tips:
Notifying interested parties
You should make arrangements with the Post Office for the redirectio... read more »
From 1st October 2008, all rental properties with a new tenancy in England and Wales will be required to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Your prospective tenants will be able to see at a glance how energy efficient and environmentally f... read more »
In order to attract the most suitable tenant at the most favorable rental, it’s important your property is presented in the best possible condition. This means making good any small decorative defects or marks which detract from the appearance of the... read more »
Any landlord has a duty to provide (and a tenant a right to expect) a rented property and contents which ensure a safe environment in which to live. Failure to observe safety regulations could lead to a prosecution, a fine, a substanti... read more »
There are several ways of letting a property, each having specific benefits. Take a little time to read the following descriptions, as it will help you to decide which options suit you and also what is needed. If furnishing the pr... read more »