|Real Estate Information|
Purchase Online Tenancy Agreements
Buy an on-line Tenancy Agreement now. As a landlord and also as a tenant it is important that there is a comprehensive tenancy agreement in place to protect both parties. Don't be tempted with purchasing off the shelf do it yourself tenancy agreements. It is worth investing in a professionally prepared tenancy agreement by a qualified solicitor.
Tenancy agreements are a legally binding document which protects both a landlord and the tenant when renting out property. If you are a landlord and need to download a solicitor prepared assured shorthold tenancy agreement now click here.
Amount of Rent
A landlord will determine the level of rent based on market conditions and level of rent expected on the type of property in question.
New landlord renting for the first time
If you are a new landlord renting your property for the first time it is essential that you purchase a comprehensive tenancy agreement. Never, believe that trust is enough. This is a business relationship to help protect your investment property.
It is important for landlords to take a damage deposit from the tenants. The amount set is determined by the landlord. However, it is a worthwhile investment to purchase a landlord inventory now as this will detail the condition of the property and contents prior to the tenants moving in which can be signed by all parties. When the tenants vacate this landlord inventory can be used to determine whether any of the deposit needs to be retained for repair/maintenance work created by the tenants.
It is never an incident that a landlord wants to exercise but on occasions it is necessary to evict tenants. There are certain procedures that a landlord must take to do this. In the first instance it is worth consulting a solicitor to find out how to execute this.
Rent Arrears may need to get a county court judgement
Many landlords will collect rent via direct debit from their tenants own bank accounts. It is important that tenants pay the rent on time and the full amount so as to avoid getting into rent arrears. If this does happen the landlord may have to apply for a county court judgement to resolve the rent arrear issues.
Before you evict you need to know which notice to serve
As a landlord needing to evict tenants it is important to know which eviction notice to serve. There are a number of good information sources available to find this information, but it is always worth contacting a solicitor to ensure that it is done in the correct legal manner.
Each party has certain obligations that they must meet. These can include:
- Adhering to Safety Requirements
- Collecting Rent
- Attending to repairs on the property
- Enabling the tenants to live peacefully in the property you have provided
- Not harassing the tenants. This can include visiting the property without prior notice, builders/tradesman arriving at the property without prior notice and generally leaving the property in a poor condition for the tenants.
- Paying Rent on time
- Ensuring that bills are paid and on time
- Contacting the Landlord notifying of any repairs needed
- Issuing the Landlord with the correct period of notice before they leave
When both parties have signed the tenancy agreement it is very rare that it can be changed unless the tenant and the landlord agree mutually. For example if a tenant has signed an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement for a minimum period of six months and the tenant wanted to leave after just three months, then they may be liable to pay the remaining three months unless a break clause is written into the original tenancy agreement signed.
As a tenant there are certain steps that they need to take to terminate their tenancy agreement. Under normal circumstances they would give the landlord notice that they are leaving. Even if this is not written into the tenancy agreement, it is common courtesy to let the landlord know so that the landlord can begin necessary preparations to source new tenants when they vacate.
Different Types of Tenancy
If a tenant pays rent to a private landlord and live in a flat or house that is not shared with the landlord, the tenants are likely to have:
? an assured shorthold tenancy
This applies even if the tenants have a room in a house that is shared with other people. The type of tenancy also depends on the date the tenants moved in.
Assured shorthold tenants
If tenants moved in after 27 February 1997, they are more likely to be on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement. Although it is still worth checking as tenants may be on an assured tenancy agreement if the landlord said that the tenancy would be an assured tenancy rather than an assured shorthold tenancy before they moved in.
An assured shorthold tenancy agreement gives the landlord a guaranteed right to repossess the property at the end of the term. This is the most common tenancy agreement used for most residential tenancies.
If tenants move in after 15 January 1989 but before 28 February 1997 and the landlord didn't give notice stating that the tenancy agreement was to be an assured shorthold tenancy agreement, then it is likely that the tenants may have an Assured Tenancy. Although the landlord may have given the tenants a notice stating that the tenancy agreements is an assured tenancy rather than assured shorthold tenancy.
You may also be an assured tenant if you became the tenant because the tenancy was passed to you after a regulated tenant died.
If the tenants moved in before 15 January 1989, it is likely that the tenants will be on a regulated tenancy. A regulated tenancy can remain in place even if the landlord changes or the tenant moves.
Jennifer Tweed is the founder of buytolet4sale.com, one of the UK's first property portals dedicated to all types of investment property for sale and everything you should need for your sale and purchase. Learn more about buy to let
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
A Woodland mansion is listed for $3.9 million. Why SF residents may call it a bargain - Sacramento Bee
Real estate advocates showcase sustainable communities, ecological ideas around Earth Day - Charleston Post Courier
Selling Houses with Curb Appeal and Design Psychology
Curb appeal is the most important challenge you'll face when selling your home. You must make home shoppers feel like getting out of their car to see what's behind the front door.
Safe, Scenic & Secure Sussex County Delaware
As I write this, there is a considerable concern about the dangers of urban life, triggered by the terrorist attacks on the USA. As some of you know, I have been a student of disaster preparations and a real estate consultant for those seeking "secluded and survival properties" for over thirty years.
Real Estate Investment 2005 - The Hottest Countries for Investment in 2005
Whether you are a real estate investor looking for a steady and 'safe' investment in a proven market or a real estate speculator willing to gamble on the unknown and undiscovered in the hopes of gaining a significant ROI (return on investment), this article covers the real estate investment hotspots for 2005.A recent UK government report discovered that there was a 250% increase between 2000 and 2004 in the number of Britons buying property abroad solely for investment purposes, and this trend does not seem to be limited to the UK nor does it seem to be slowing down!The global stock markets seem to be in decline, there is a worldwide pension crisis looming and we have uncertainty in the Middle East, in the UK the housing market is unaffordable, possibly over inflated and unlikely to bring significant returns for investors late in on the game and so more and more of us are looking further a field for our investment opportunities.
Will The Real Home Buying Guide... Please Stand Up?
Use Google right now and do a search on, "Home Buying Guide". Take a few minutes to click some of the links to see what's out there and then come right back.
If You Move Yourself
You'll want to take some items in your own car when you move, and that's true whether you're hiring a mover or doing the job on your own. You'll hand-carry jewelry, medications, house plants, pets and a suitcase for each family member.
Using Transformation Psychology to Sell Investment Properties
Satisfying and lucrative real estate investment depends upon your correct assessment of profit potential, of course, but your ultimate success depends on your ability to transform a doghouse into a dollhouse. The renovation process involves physical work and choosing the best supplies, in order to create maximum positive emotional effect and profits.
On the Crossing of Continents
Cyprus is situated in the north-east Mediterranean on the crossing of three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa. This strategic location ensured development of the island as an international business center with high-quality service, vast infrastructures and great deal of entertainment facilities.
The Key to Real Estate Investing Success Revealed!
How did you get into real estate investing? Did you read a book on it? Was it a seminar? A meeting of some sort with speakers dispensing real estate investing information, but really selling courses? Did you get really, really jazzed and pumped up by these simple ("not easy") concepts that were delivered to you in parable form from the stage by a charismatic speaker?Did you find yourself levitating to the back of the room, powerless but to slap down your plastic to buy the kits that were being sold there? Like, "Yes Mr. Ker we do take traveler's checks.
Maintaining Small Town Charm In An Ever-Changing World
Virtually any state in the country has the appeal of multiple small towns. Ask almost anyone who lives in small town why they are here and they'll tell you they enjoy the small town feeling while being close to all the conveniences of a larger city.
Home Equity or Debt Trap?
Are you using the equity from your home to purchase everyday things? This is a dangerous trend growing more popular every month as millions of Americans tap into the value of their home to fund a lifestyle.How many times have you heard the saying "Your home is the best investment you'll ever make"? How many times have you also heard that your home will be the most valuable asset you will ever own?Both of these are as true, if not truer, today than at any time in the past.
Investment Real Estate Done Right -- Your Quickest and Safest Path to Wealth
In investment real estate the quickest way to wealth is through owner financing, or lease optioning. So, let's take a look at one model transaction, involving the purchase and sale of two properties on lease-option contracts so you an apply it to your own investment real estate system.
Selling Houses Fast: Basics of Design & Color Psychology
Fixing up houses to ready them for sale includes a design plan for needed changes. Save money on transformation costs by choosing design details right the first time.
First, lets start with what it is. Curb appeal is quite simply the rate of attractiveness your home projects to viewers from the street.
Types of Listings with Agents
There are several different types of listing contracts. Few of them are detailed below:Open ListingThis type of listing is when you, the seller, don't want to commit to any one particular agent and when you are also open to selling the home by yourself.
Selling Your Home: The Power of a Great Sales Flyer
Even though its importance is often overlooked, a great sales flyer is one of the most effective tools for selling your house. Whether your home is listed with an agent or not, make sure that you have a dazzling flyer.
Are You Tired of Tenants, Toilets, and Trash?
Wouldn't you rather go to Tahiti? Are you a landlord with rental property whose value has significantly appreciated? Are you ready to cash in those profits and take that trip to Tahiti?Before selling your property, check with your accountant whowill tell you that you will be paying $60,000 in CapitalGains Tax to Uncle Sam. Your accountant will also tell youthat adding another $20,000 to your income by that sale iscalled recaptured depreciation.
Buying Country Acreage and Rural Properties, To Buy or Not To Buy
Almost anyone can become a rural property owner; if you are willing to set goals, establish what your purposes are, plan ahead and set targets that are all aligned toward the same result. And, if you can be patient instead of requiring instant gratification.
Home Buying Checklist - Windows
If you are in the market to purchase a home, it can be easy to fall in love at first sight. Do so at your own risk.
How To Realistically Get Started As A Real Estate Investor
When it comes to real estate investing, most beginners find themselves with plenty of desire, a little bit of knowledge (from books, seminars, online message boards or something like that) and in most cases they have little or no money to get started with. Does this sound like you? If so you are not alone.
How to Build Your Free House
What if you could "place an order" for the construction your Dream House (made either for your family, or for monthly rental income) and have it built for you in only a few months, or maybe weeks?!What if you could get other people to do all the work..
|home | site map|
|© 2006 TIGER MEDIA|