Inventory and inspection

A myriad of rules and regulations apply to the rental sector. Not all will apply to your property, but it can be time-consuming and stressful to work out what your obligations are. Certain legal obligations apply in all circumstances. These include:
  • Gas safety checks and electrical safety testing
  • Fire safety
  • Energy Performance Certificates
  • Deposit Protection Schemes
  • Keeping the property in a good state of repair
  • Certain paperwork and financial accounting
  • Correct insurance
  • Providing a copy of the How to Rent handbook

Helping you to keep on top of your obligations

  • Gas safety checks and certification for all gas-powered appliances, carried out by a properly registered gas fitter or engineer
  • A fire risk assessment and a Fire Safety Order
  • Monthly smoke and carbon monoxide alarm tests
  • Energy Performance Certificates
  • Electrical safety inspections and certification by a competent electrician
  • Lodging deposits with an approved tenancy deposit scheme and informing the tenant
  • Issuing tenants with the handbook How to Rent: A Checklist for Renting in England
  • Legionella assessment
  • Any other inspections required in line with conditions set by your HMO license, if applicable
  • Building regulations inspections after any works have been carried out
  • Liaising with the Local Authority following any inspections
  • Assisting the tax authorities who may be investigating your landlord finances
  • Accompanying a representative of your insurance company to view your rented property in the event of a claim
We can also provide an inventory of all fixtures and fittings in your property to help avoid any disputes during the tenancy.