Landlord Association in Devon
Devon Landlords Association is an association for landlords in the South West of England. They provide help, advice and support for all its members.
You can join the Devon Landlords Association for a little as £65. Single membership, joint membership and corporate membership is available too.
All members have to abide by the code of practice and the code of conduct of the Association. The details can be found on their website.
Devon Landlord Association was formed in 1996. It was initially known as The South Devon Residential Landlord Association changing the name recently to The Devon Landlord Association, reflecting the increasing number of members outside Torbay.
They currently have a now more than 500 and growing, made of private, corporate landlords well as estate agents.
They have a good knowledge of the local area and a good relationship with the key local social landlords and the local council.
Why join the Devon Landlords Association?
They have a host of benefits for the letting industry; whether you have one house or a portfolio of rental properties, they can help you.
The benefits include a free legal advice helpline, help with HMO licence applications, Electrical and gas safety report advice. They can help raise standards of accommodation and advise on grants for home improvements.
Their local knowledge is helpful for property investment for anyone entering the property businesses.
The county offers a splendid variety of properties, from barns, terraced cottages to Devon apartments. Tenants in the county have a ray of Devon home choice to chose from farm house to a terrace house.
South of England has a wide range of properties offering accommodation from holiday houses, flats, terraced properties. The rental properties offered by private landlords range from short lets to long term tenancies.
Suppose you have one property or a portfolio. In that case, membership can help you with various benefits like download residential tenancy templates, eviction notices.
The Association is run by an energetic team of elected association members who have a wide range of experience in various professions.
Their goal is to provide an excellent service for members to express their views to be collated and used to represent and promote Members’ interest at local and national levels.
Also, to gauge the requirements of members by way of services, advice, information, education and training. To promote good practice, so that letting a property can be seen to be of benefit to the local community.
Their aim is to bring landlords together to share experiences, learn from each other’s knowledge, and improve their letting practice.
The Association offers the latest guidance and support so you can be aware of the legislation and letting processes.
They aim to provide awareness to its members by holding regular zoom meetings and contacting a wide range of other property-related local organisations.
How to join the Devon Landlords Association?
The easiest way to join is through their website, although they may accept applications by post. If you require membership advice, the team is accommodating to ring them for any membership enquiries. North Devon and South Devon property investors are welcome to join.
Email is the quickest the most efficient way to contact them.
The Association has a wealth of experience in the county, and investor thinking of buying a house from the auction will benefit from their expertise.
The practice of landlording in recent has become complex, especially with EPC, right to rent, retaliatory eviction ban, deposit and tenant fee ban legislation.
Due to covid-19, the eviction notice period and the eviction process has become even more complex. It is important landlords belong to an organisation for support in time of need.
Should you require legal advice on any tenant eviction matter you can obtain free legal advice from one of the leading national tenant eviction companies Landlord Advice UK.
Author: Amanda Goldsmith
Date: 13th of April 2021
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