The letting of property is now closely regulated with respect to consumer safety. The law makes particular demands regarding the safety, servicing and inspection of the gas and electrical appliances and installations within a property, and with respect to the safety of furniture and soft furnishings provided. The following regulations apply:
Through the Residential Landlords Association we send our staff on regular courses to keep up with any updates on property regulations We also carry out an initial and detailed 'property health check' within the first three months of a new managed property coming on board. This will cover certain areas of property regulation and also common sense. For example, for a bathroom with high tenant usage we may recommend a powerful humidity sensor extractor fan.