Landlord Law Essentials eBook



This easy to read eBook takes you through all the main areas you need to know about as a landlord.  There are also links to websites where you can get more information – which you can access by clicking on the link in the ebook.

The chapters in the book are as follows:

  1. Landlord’s Responsibilities – a general introduction to the ebook and to landlords obligations
  2. Legal background – looking at how tenancies work
  3. Letting agents – whether you as a landlord need one, and what to watch out for when choosing one
  4. Choosing and checking tenants – probably the most important element of renting a property.  An overview of what you need to do.
  5. Tenancy Agreements – why you need one and how they are not all the same
  6. Tenancy Deposits – an overview of the regulations and how it all works
  7. Rent – how to increase it and what to do if tenants don’t pay it
  8. Repairs – a quick look at landlords repairing obligations
  9. Health & Safety – an overview of the regulations you need to comply with
  10. Shared properties and HMOs – how joint tenancies work and an introduction to HMO law
  11. Eviction of tenants – a quick overview to point you in the right direction and help you avoid mistakes
  12. Summary and checklist – a bullet list taking you through a tenancy from start to finish

All chapters have links to recommended reading, mostly on the Landlord Law Blog, where you can find out more.

If you are a new or inexperienced landlord (or letting agent) this book is invaluable and will enable you to get a grip on the law very quickly.

If you are an ‘old hand’ you may find things that surprise you!  The law is as at 30 November 2018.

“An eye-opening read! I would recommend it highly”  Stephen Murray, Landlord