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.

What is rent guarantee insurance

What is rent guarantee insurance

If you are a landlord letting a residential property, then you are at risk of rent default by your tenant. Even if you have had the best checks and references carried out, you can never predict a tenant falling on hard times. Or they might lose their job or become ill...
Tenant responsibilities and rights

Tenant responsibilities and rights

Your rights and responsibilities You have certain rights and responsibilities when you are a tenant in privately rented property. When renting a residential property through an AST the landlord is responsible for certain repairs to the property, including the...
The impact of Section 24

The impact of Section 24

Section 24 landlord and tenant act Everybody is talking about the impact of section 24. Is it another tax change? Section 24 tax change will not make a difference to the landlords with no mortgage. However, other landlords are likely to see a big rise in their tax...