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Free Landlord Checklist

Landlord Checklist

Read the checklist below
This information will help you get your property on the lettings market quicker and more efficiently.


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Implement your checklist so your property is safe and legal to let, and you have the right protection in place.


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Legal Requirements:

  1. Provision of ID and proof of ownership by Landlord
  2. Consent to let has been provided by the mortgage broker
  3. HMO licence is in place (HMOs only)
  4. Provision of a UK-based address for the landlord
  5. Gas Safety Certificate
  6. Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
  7. Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)
  8. All Smoke and CO alarms are tested and working
  9. All furniture is fire-proofed and correctly labelled
  10. Tenancy deposit lodged with a government-backed tenancy deposit scheme
  11. Right to Rent in the UK has been provided by the Tenant
  12. The prescribed information for the deposit scheme has been provided to the tenant and anyone who has paid towards the deposit
  13. Tenancy Agreement
  14. Tenant has received the following documents:
  • The Government How to Rent Guide
  • A copy of the Gas Safety Certificate
  • A copy of the Energy Performance Certificate

Other items for consideration:

  1. Holding deposit received
  2. Tenant has passed reference checks or provided a guarantor.
  3. Landlord Building and Contents Insurance
  4. Home Emergency Cover
  5. Legal Expense Cover
  6. Rent Protection
  7. Secure rent payment method has been set up
  8. Inventory and schedule of condition