- 1 Insurance
- 2 Advice
- 3 Tax System
- 4 Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
- 5 Who Is Supplying Electricity?
- 6 Who Is Supplying Gas?
- 7 Water Supply Portal
- 8 Charges
- 9 Insurance
- 10 Adverts
- 11 Tenant Checks
- 12 Check if someone can rent your residential property
- 13 Guarantor Land Registry Check
- 14 Tenancy Agreements / Further Documentation
- 15 Draft Tenant Fees Bill (2017)
- 16 Evicting Tenants
At present, landlords can deduct mortgage interest and other allowable costs from their rental income, before calculating their tax liability.
From 6 April 2020, tax relief for finance costs will be restricted to the basic rate of income tax, currently 20%. Relief will be given as a reduction in tax liability instead of a reduction to taxable rental income.
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
Search - https://www.epcregister.com
Who Is Supplying Electricity?
Who Is Supplying Gas?
If you do not have a previous bill, you can obtain your MPR number by telephoning XOSERVE (previously provided by Transco) on 0870 608 1524.
Water Supply Portal
Charge £50 for tenant check to weed out time wasters.
Rent Insurance: Just Landlords.
- Rentify Currently only available for properties in London (Feb 2018)
- Find A Flat
- Open Rent
Tenant Check #2: NLA Tenant Check
- County Court Judgment (CCJ) Search
- Bankruptcy & Insolvency Data
- Residency & Address Confirmation
- Alias Name Search
- Linked Addresses located and searched
- ID Verification Checks
Tenant Check #3: Endsleigh Comprehensive Tenant Check
- Bad Credit History
- Voters Roll
- Accountant / Solicitor references
- Previous Employer and Landlords
Check if someone can rent your residential property
Guarantor Land Registry Check
Tenancy Agreements / Further Documentation
Draft Tenant Fees Bill (2017)
If passed as is prospective tenants will not be liable for any payments beyond the deposit and the initial month's rent. In effect; private landlords who undertake the management of their properties will no longer be able to charge additional fees for tenancy checks. You would not be able to insist that the prospective tenants undertake their own check and pass it on to the landlord as this would contravene part of the bill:
Prohibitions applying to landlords
(3) A landlord must not require a relevant person to enter into a contract for services with a third party as a condition of the grant, renewal or continuance of such a tenancy.
The bill also limits holding fees to the equivalent of one weeks rent and security deposits to the equivalent of six weeks rent.