Landlord Check List Is your Property Ready to Let?


  • Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) – with a minimum rating of “E”.
  • Gas Safety Certificate – must be completed by a Gas Safe registered engineer and renewed yearly.
  • Electrical Installation Conditions Report (EICR) – must be completed by a qualified and competent electrician and renewed 5-yearly.
  • Smoke Alarm(s) – must be present on each floor of the property, must be in date and in full working order on move in day.
  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm(s) – must be present in every room with a solid fuel appliance, must be in date and in full working order on move in day.
  • Legionella Risk Assessment – the risk must be assessed to the tenant’s exposure of potential Legionella bacteria when living in the property.
  • Consent to Let – must be obtained from any third-party with an interest in the property, such as Mortgage Company, Freeholder or Management Company.
  • Insurance – must be in place to cover the building and any remaining contents, Nick Tart do strongly advise landlords to see cover for rent and legal protection also.

Tenant Check List - Are You Ready to Let?


  • Read the Government How To Rent Guide - it’s important to be aware of the rental process before you start your property search.
  • Registered with Nick Tart by completing Applicant Registration Form – it’s important that you are registered on our system to be kept in the loop with our new property launches.
  • Have your Referencing Documents Ready – you can never be too prepared! Have you’re your Proof of ID, Proof of Income and 3 Month’s Bank Statements ready to send to apply for a property with us.
  • 1 Week’s Rent for Holding Deposit – to reserve a property you will be asked to pay a holding deposit to secure the property whilst we complete our checks.
  • Rent and Deposit Funds – it’s important to have the remaining funds available at least 3 days before your move in day.
  • Read Action Fraud Article – we recommend you read this article to protect yourself against any rental fraud online and on social media.

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