Landlord and tenant services
Professional, proven and accessible legal advice, assistance and services for landlords and tenants.
The rental market is booming. More people are seeking buy to let mortgages and become landlords to meet a growing demand that isn't being satisfied by properties for sale. Although letting or renting seems an attractive option for those who seek to supplement their retirement income, provide some additional current revenue or perhaps fund the care of an elderly relative, the law relating to landlord and tenant issues is fraught with pitfalls and extremely complicated. Our dedicated team of landlord and tenant services experts have years of experience and can assist whatever your question or problem.
We share your priorities
For most landlords the key considerations are to locate a suitable tenant for their property who'll remain for a lengthy period, will take good care of the property, adhere to the terms of the tenancy agreement and most importantly, pay the rent on time each month. Once that ideal tenant has been found, we can help by ensuring that any agreement is legal and conforms to the Office of Fair Trading guidelines. However, should things go wrong, we can step in to ensure that the correct notices are served quickly and proceedings commenced as soon as possible, thereby protecting your investment and rental income.
We've a proven track record in helping and advising landlords on their responsibilities as well as creating new leases and tenancy agreements. We understand landlord's needs and focus on proactive issue management, nipping problems in the bud and maintaining your revenue stream. Our dedicated team is highly experienced in drafting and reviewing your paperwork to ensure you avoid problems and keeping you protected by drafting and maintaining all key documentation. We've even established a priority helpline specifically for landlords and letting agents (open Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.30 pm) where for a modest annual subscription you can get access to legal advice on a range of property management issues.
How we can help
We're open about our costs with fixed fees across a variety of landlord services. We've invested in recruiting and retaining quality staff coupled with excellent systems that minimise time spent in litigation, keeping your costs down and above all making sure your income is protected. The section on landlord and tenant disputes gives further information about our drafting services, the work we undertake in respect of possession proceedings and the other forms of proceedings where we act speedily and professionally on your behalf.
To get more information about our range of services for landlords, contact us online or call our general helpline numberat the top of the page. Lines are open seven days a week Monday to Friday 8 am to 8 pm, Saturday 9 am to 6 pm and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm and calls cost no more than a national rate 01 or 02 number.