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A prospective tenant who was looking for a flat posted a list of house rules online.
A house hunter who was looking for a room to rent was shocked when the landlord handed her a list of 31 house rules. 9 Signs of a good tenant
The instructions included fines of £100 for using additional heaters in bedrooms and £15 if a tenant left dishes in the sink.
The rules even stipulated that tenants were not allowed to shower for more than 15 minutes and visitors needed to be approved two weeks in advance. How to attract the best tenants?
No pets are allowed, cooking must be limited to 30 minutes and pork was banned entirely.
The list, which was posted on Twitter by the prospective tenant, added that any personal belongings left in communal areas would be “thrown out as junk”.
Miss Evelyn, an actor and a proof reader, uploaded the image with the words: “Need a room to rent? I was given this upon a recent viewing. This is not a joke!.” How to ensure buy to let success?
Unsurprisingly, Miss Evelyn turned down the room.
If you are looking to rent a room or a flat, it is worth knowing your rights.
As a tenant in a private rented property, you have the right to a tenancy agreement, it should be fair and comply with the law.Why do you need a property inventory?
You also have a right to live in a property that’s safe and in a good state of repair, challenge excessively high charges, be protected against unfair eviction and unfair rent and have your deposit returned when the tenancy ends and in some circumstances have it protected.
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