If you own a house or flat and want to rent it out, there are a number of steps you have to take.
You have to:
- register with the local council – where your let property is located
- understand your responsibilities
- arrange the right paperwork
- know the law on tenancy deposits (the deposit must be lodged with a third party scheme within 30 working days of the tenancy starting)
If you're thinking about renting out your home, you might want to consider hiring a letting agent to help you.