You will need to start by notifying your mortgage provider (if you have an existing mortgage), and your Leaseholder (if appropriate) to obtain consent to let. Insurance providers also need to be notified to change the level of cover provided.
Obtain safety certificates for gas, electrical, oil and solid fuel, appliances and heating systems.
Carry out all necessary repairs and ensure anything potentially dangerous is removed.
Decide what furniture and fittings you are leaving; we don’t advise leaving bedding, televisions, DVD players and anything of personal value. Ensure all furnishings to be left comply with fire regulations.
Clean & Tidy
Ensure the property is cleaned to the standard you would expect if you were moving in. Get the garden neat and tidy. If a property looks like it is well maintained the tenant is more likely to look after it during the tenancy.