From 1 February 2016, all private landlords in England will have to make right to rent checks. This means checking that tenants have the right to be in the UK. 

Landlords will have to conduct necessary document checks to establish whether a person has a right to rent in accordance with the Immigration Act 2014.

We are delighted to announce that Mike Bell has recently become a Director of Booth Gadenne! Mike is already a valued member of the team and with his experience in the finance and consultancy sector will no doubt help us onto bigger and better things in 2016! Read more to meet the rest of the team......

Part of the new changes coming in on 1st October includes an obligation for landlords to act within an 'adequate response time'.

This useful infographic from ARLA and Fixflo sums it up well* but essentially landlords need only make sure they act quickly in undertaking repair.

'Adequate Response Time' is yet to be established I am sure the first case will have something to say about it.

Just had to stop on my way to work this morning!
Legislation Update Oct 2015 New rules governing both tenants safety and regaining possession of rental property are coming into force on 1st of October. Here’s a quick summary on what they are and how they might affect you. Ultimately if you ever want to give a tenant notice there’s a few more hoops to jump through first! If you need any further advice or have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact me.