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Pre-tenancy


>> This chapter contains the following sections:

Matters to consider before investing in a property

Private rented sector markets and the relevant standards

Letting and managing agents

Self-managing landlords
Letting and use of managing agents
The relationship between the landlord and 'agent'
The liability of the landlord where an agent is used
The liability of the agent in agency agreements
Defining responsibilities in the contract

Advertising properties

Permissions to let property

Insurance (buildings & contents)

Tax

Income tax
Ownership
Capital gains tax
Inheritance tax

Council tax

Planning control

Building Regulations Approval

Accreditation

Protecting your property against fraud 

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