Landlords FAQs


Landlords FAQs

  1. How much rent should I charge?

At Nicholas Estates, we are experts in rental properties, so we can guide you on how much you need to charge in rent for your home. Speak to us for guidance today.

  1. Why do I need an EPC?

All landlords are required to have an Energy Performance Certificate in place. An EPC details the energy efficiency of a property from A to G, and is valid for 10 years.

  1. What are my obligations surrounding gas?

You must have a Gas Safety Record or GSR in place, ensuring that all gas appliances, pipes and flues are safe and working correctly. This must be carried out every 12 months by a qualified Gas Safe Register engineer.

  1. How much will it cost me to let my property?

All landlords will have different costs relating to them, based on their specific needs and the level of service required. Speak to Nicholas Estates today to discuss the pricing of your service.

  1. What happens to my tenant?s deposit?

Landlords and letting agents are required to register tenants? deposits with an approved Tenancy Deposit Scheme Following that the deposit is held with either the landlord or the deposit scheme itself. The Tenancy Deposit Scheme protects tenant?s money and helps to resolve disputes that may arise at the end of a tenancy.

  1. Do I need to get my electrical appliances tested?

As a landlord, it is a requirement that landlords ensure that any electrical devices within the property are safe for use.