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Our team of experts includes lettings personnel from major corporates who have all got at least 10 years experience and have achieved no less than manager level.

Our solicitor reviews everything to do with property law on a constant basis and is also responsible for overseeing the updating of all our documents.

Our property management team ensures that rent is collected on time and that the property is maintained to the expected standard - they too have at least attained management level in their field of expertise.

Our mortgage broker is fully competent and trained to the highest level and will never charge any broker fee.

Our administrators are friendly, professional and keen to deliver the highest possible standard of customer services.

Perhaps above all the fact that we currently have nearly 7000 members on our books speaks for itself. We have the expertise of the best estate and lettiing agents in the business, all of whom have seen that it is far more rewarding to offer an outstanding, professional and friendly service for a fraction of the fee than it is to have to constantly strive to make money for the big firms - we believe in what we do and we want our members and guests to benefit from our experience.

LETTING A PROPERTY?
WHICH ESTATE AGENT?
WHAT IS A CONTRACT?
GAS SAFETY?
ELECTRICAL SAFETY?
FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS?
LANDLORD'S LIABILITY?
PAY TAX?
REFERENCES?
CONSENTS REQUIRED?
DEPOSITS
CLEANLINESS
INVENTORIES?
NEED A CHECK LIST?
ABOUT TENANCY AGREEMENTS.
RECOVERING POSSESSION?
CONSENTS REQUIRED?
NOTICE - SECTION 21
WHAT ARE SECTIONS 47 AND 48?
WHAT IS SECTION 11?
STAMP DUTY?



A question that is arising quite often now is "what is Section 47 and 48"?

THE ANSWER:
Section 47: Landlord's name and address to be contained in demands for rent

Section 48: Notification by the landlord of address for service of notices.

Basically the law calls for the name and address of the landlord to be issued to the tenant for the purposes of serving notice by the tenant. The tenant must have an address in England and Wales for the landlord where they can serve notices.

For the purposes of Section 47 and 48 of The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 name and address of the landlord should be included in the tenancy agreement and it should be stated that this is in line with the relevant act etc.

Why?
As the courts see it, rent can not be demanded from a tenant unless they have an address and name to which they can pay the rent. Therefore, as a landlord you can not demand rent from the tenant if you have failed to issue them with notice of your address.

Is it important?
Yes, because at the end of the day you can not serve notice of possession on a tenant whom you have not given notice of your address to. i.e. the tenant says to the judge I did not know where to send the rent to! Without notice, the rent is not lawfully payable.

In short:
Always ensure there is a clause in your tenancy agreement that states "that for the purposes of Sections 47 and 48 of The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 the landlord's name and address is:"