Find and download a number of reports, documents, checklists and guides for landlords. including tenancy agreements, guides, and a large number of landlord forms from Harry Albert Lettings & Estates.

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FREE Leicester Minimum Energy Efficiency Factsheet

Energy efficiency has become a buzzword in the private rented sector today since the minimum energy efficiency standards came into force last year. If you own a property to rent in Leicester, you will have obligations to meet minimum energy efficiency standards, also known as MEES, or apply for an exemption that could last up to five years. Properties rated E or below on the energy performance certificate (EPC) will no longer be compliant from Spring 2019. Download your free Leicester MEES Fact sheet by completing the form below. Your factsheet will be emailed to you so you can download [...]

By |2019-10-12T21:05:15+01:0012th October, 2019|Downloads|0 Comments

FREE Leicester HMO Factsheet

HMOs are still a buzzword in the private rented sector today and are very lucrative meaning they occupy a part of the market that's increasingly attractive to landlords with figures suggesting the average rental yield for a HMO is 9.7%, much higher than the 5.6% average yield in the single unit market. Operating an HMO can provide excellent rewards but carries with it a lot of risks if things don't go right, including penalties of up to £20'000 for not having the correct license or custodial prison terms for failing to undertake your obligations under Health & Safety. If you [...]

By |2019-08-24T17:03:50+01:004th August, 2019|Downloads|0 Comments

Legal Compliance for Self-Managing Landlords: What YOU Need to Know

Being a self-managing landlord is scary, you're responsible for keeping on top of the 150+ pieces of legislation that apply to private rented housing that, should you fall foul of any of them, could see you on the receiving end of hefty fines and even a prison sentence. This article tells you what you need to know to be a legally compliant landlord in England (though references to local authorities will be with Leicester City Council in mind, each local authorities may have slightly different rules). These tips should enable you to put your best foot forward in the [...]

Leicester Property Report: Edition 1

If you’re looking for your next property investment or home to purchase, then Leicester is likely to be ideal for you. The report below covers most of everything you need to know about the local property market and how it ties in with the overall economy. This report discusses our local economy, including employment and wealth distribution, as well as how Brexit is expected to impact the local market. Further, the report looks at house prices and the average time to sell and let homes, what areas are in demand and a little bit about Harry Albert Lettings & Estates. [...]

By |2019-08-05T17:02:31+01:0012th July, 2019|Downloads|0 Comments