Landlord Regulations

At Blue Crystal, we’ve been managing properties in West London for many years. We know that initially, you might be surprised to know that there are more legal steps involved when letting a property then selling it.
You don’t only have national rules and regulations: you also have the local ones. You need to know your rights and responsibilities as a landlord and your tenant’s ones.

For this reason, in this category archive, we aim to explain very clearly the main landlord regulations.

From the minute you sign a contract, your tenants will probably always call upon you to make repairs.
For this reason, in this category, we explain the main landlord regulations from your statutory repairing obligations. Also, we share tips on how to make sure that the tenants will make the eventual repairs to a certain standard.

Property Tax Relief

Property Tax Relief

How to minimise your property tax in 2023/2024 Property taxes can often be a significant financial burden for landlords in the UK. However, there are various property tax relief options and strategies available to help you reduce your tax liability in 2023/2024. Let’s...
Section 8 Notice Requirements

Section 8 Notice Requirements

When it comes to managing rental properties, it’s crucial to be well-versed in the legal aspects of tenancy agreements and procedures to evict tenants. In most instances, landlords seeking to regain possession of their property rented under an Assured Shorthold...
Fire, health and safety tips for landlords

Fire, health and safety tips for landlords

As fire, health and safety are extremely important, we have put together these safety tips for landlords. Landlords are responsible for the safety of their tenants. They have to ensure that the property they let is safe to live in. This includes not only the physical...
Changes to ground rent charges

Changes to ground rent charges

Good news for those looking to buy a home – the Government is implementing significant changes to property law on charging ground rent on new leases in England and Wales under the Leasehold Reform Ground Rent Act (LRGRA 2022). When it comes into force on 30 June 2022,...
What are right to rent checks

What are right to rent checks

Right to rent checks were first introduced in 2014. Agents are landlords are required to carry out checks to ensure that their prospective tenants are in England lawfully and have a Right to Rent. This legislation is intended to cover all of the UK though it is...