Advising the Buy-to-Let Investor -The Full Day Comprehensive GuideThe Tenancy Deposit Scheme – what is a scheme, what are the requirements, two types of schemes, dispute resolution, sanctions, the scheme providers
Leases and security of tenure - required notice periods – Rent Act Tenancies, Assured Tenancies, statutory exclusions, AST’s pre Feb 1997, AST’s Post Feb 1997, S20 Notice requirements, notice periods
Unfair Tenancy Terms test of fairness, examples of unfair terms from the OFT guidance
Landlords Safety Obligations gas equipment, furnishings, electrics
The new Housing Health and Safety Rating System principal of HHSRS, what are the hazards, risk assessment, Scope of HHSRS, and enforcement
Energy Performance Certificates what is an EPC, what must it contain, when must it be supplied, enforcement and implications
Problem tenants and possession recovery update property damage, late payment of rent, forfeiture proceedings, possession proceedings (S21 & S8 Notices) procedure, accelerated procedure, Possession Claims on-line
HMO’s, and the new licensing regime why the need, what is an HMO, exceptions to HMO’s, which HMO’s need licensing, applying for a licence, licence criteria, variations and revocations, sanctions and HMO Management Regulations
Buying flats in a block and dealing with agents- service charges, service charge demands, S21 request for Information, sanctions, requirements for reasonableness, service charge disputes, S20 consultations, QLTA’s, Right to Manage, qualifying tenants and premises.
Rights of Collective Enfranchisement Qualifying Tenants under S5 LRHUD, qualifying building, the initial notice, landlord’s counter-notice, application to LVT, lease extensions
Tax Implications and Vehicles to buying Property CGT, Taper Relief, PPR, income tax and allowable expenses, furnished lettings allowance, Landlords Energy Saving allowance, SDLT Vehicles to hold property, advantages and disadvantages of personal ownership v company ownership
How to Increase Rents calculating a market rent, reviewing rents during fixed periods, S13 HA procedure
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