Letting Agent Support

Forbes Solicitors' lettings solicitors offer expert legal advice to letting agents. Our experienced letting solicitors can assist with a range of issues, including tenancy agreements, deposit protection, and disputes with landlords or tenants.

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We understand the importance of maintaining good relationships with both landlords and tenants and work to achieve the best possible outcome for all parties. Our dedicated team are here to support you in ensuring that you meet all of your legal obligations, protecting your business, landlords and tenants.

We have developed bespoke retainer packages to suit the needs of your business, which can include:

  • The drafting of Section Notices

  • Bespoke tenancy agreements

  • A review of internal processes

  • An advice helpline

  • A dedicated account manager

  • A 10% discount on our fixed fees for possession

The benefits of our services include:

  • Legal protection through ensuring compliance

  • Your package can be tailored made to suit the needs of your business

  • Fixed costs & easy to budget for

  • Telephone support from experienced specialist solicitors

  • Access to our seminars and events

Why choose our letting agents solicitors?

Why choose our letting agents solicitors?

At Forbes Solicitors our letting agents solicitors are dedicated to providing exceptional service to our clients. We have a wealth of experience in the property industry and understand the complexities of letting agreements. Our team is committed to ensuring that your interests are protected and that your letting experience is as smooth as possible. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, attention to detail, and client-focused approach. With our expertise and guidance, you can be confident that your letting transaction will be handled with the utmost care and diligence. Choose us for a stress-free letting experience.Who do our letting agents solicitors help?Our letting agents solicitors help landlords and tenants with legal matters related to renting and leasing properties, including drafting and reviewing tenancy agreements, resolving disputes, and ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

How can our letting agents lawyers help?

We pride ourselves in our letting agents lawyers ability to help you with a range of legal issues related to renting and letting properties. We can assist with drafting and reviewing tenancy agreements, resolving disputes between landlords and tenants, advising on landlord and tenant rights and obligations, and ensuring compliance with relevant legislation. Our team has extensive experience in the field and can provide practical and cost-effective solutions to your legal needs. Contact us today to discuss how we can help you.

Our team of specialist Letting Agency Lawyers provide legal services and support to clients across the country. You can find our offices in Blackburn, Accrington, Salford, Preston, Manchester, Leeds, and London. Contact us today to speak with our team.

Letting Agents FAQs

At Forbes Solicitors, we will do our utmost to ensure that all of our letting solicitors achieve the best possible outcome when it comes to issues with tenants, landlords and business proceedings. Things like drafting section notices for landlords to issue to tenants, reviewing internal processes if you feel as if your business needs a slight overhaul, or even if you just need an advice line to call if circumstances are tricky - as a letting solicitors, Forbes are proud to assist letting agents in letting properties. Get in touch today for a professional service from an experienced and reliable team of solicitors.

As letting agent solicitors, can you help my agency with troublesome tenants?

With the help of Forbes Solicitors, your letting agency can ensure that all of the correct procedures are in place should either the time come for one of your landlords to evict a tenant or take legal action towards a tenant that isn't complying with their tenancy agreement.

We can help letting agents to resolve problems with tenants quickly, efficiently and also cost-effectively, so you can get back to the continued smooth running of your business. Thanks to years of experience in helping landlords deal with tenants, we have a skillful and sensitive approach, always ensuring that things are done properly and officially. If you're dealing with troublesome tenants, don't struggle alone. Enlist the help of Forbes Solicitors.

What is Forbes process with drafting section notices?

Drafting section notices can be tricky and often a lot to handle alone. At Forbes, we'll ensure that everything is done by the book so that you and your landlord are not at risk of any convictions. Of course, the end goal is to make sure that your landlord is given back what is rightfully theirs, but it helps to have the support of a solicitor whilst they are doing so. If a property on your books has fallen into arrears, then it is our job to assist you in the correct ordering of a section notice. We will provide advice and support when it comes to how and when you should serve the notice, with your dedicated account manager keeping you updated every step of the way. Drafting a section notice and ensuring it includes all of the correct information can be difficult, which is why you should leave it to an expert letting solicitors. Don't wait until tomorrow, give Forbes a call today.

Can you help my agency to recover rent arrears?

Rent arrears can be extremely frustrating for both letting agents and landlords as it prevents things running smoothly. If you do have tenants in significant rent arrears and need to take action, then Forbes solicitors, as a letting agent solicitors, can help you do that. If needs be, we can assist you in drafting both section 8 and section 21 notices and can also give advice on which one should be served and why. Chasing rent arrears is never easy but if a tenant is not paying rent, it risks the landlord being unable to afford to pay the mortgage on the property. At Forbes, we can help you to navigate tricky situations such as these in a professional and pragmatic manner - don't hesitate to get in touch with us today.

Who can I call for advice about landlord and tenants?

Joining our client base will give you access to an advice helpline that is available to answer any questions that you might have regarding any ongoing cases. At Forbes, we don't practice a 'one size fits all' approach and instead like to tailor our services to each individual client, meaning you'll receive a bespoke package that keeps in mind the workings of your individual business. Not only will specialists support from our professional lettings solicitors, you'll also have access to seminars and events which will enable you to become better informed about dealing with troublesome tenants. Our dedicated team will take a genuine interest in your business and help you to identify any issues early on, so as to minimise risk further down the line. There is a lot that the professionals at Forbes solicitors can do for your business. Let us help you out.

How much do your services cost?

By enlisting the help of Forbes Solicitors as a letting agency, you are given a 10% discount on our fixed fees for possession which can definitely save you money in the long run. For letting agencies, we offer fixed costs for our services which means they are extremely easy to manage and budget for. We understand that as a business, you deal with plenty of outgoings, but we have made our prices as competitive as possible and strongly believe that as a letting agency with the responsibility of landlords and tenants, you can benefit from the help and advice of a letting solicitors. At Forbes, we understand the importance of your tenant relationships and so will do our utmost to ensure that our advice means that things remain positive, even in the trickiest of situations. Our bespoke, fixed-fee package is tailored to individual needs and is well-worth the investment.

Forbes benefit from a dedicated tenant and landlord team that has years of experiences in assisting letting agents with the ins and outs of their business. If you would like more information about how the services of Forbes letting solicitors can help your business, then don't hesitate to get in touch today.

Are letting agents regulated?

Yes, letting agents are regulated by various bodies such as the National Approved Letting Scheme (NALS), the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA), and the Property Ombudsman. These bodies ensure that letting agents adhere to certain standards and codes of practice, and provide a complaints procedure for tenants and landlords. Letting agents must also comply with various laws and regulations, such as the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations and the Data Protection Act.

What are the responsibilities of a letting agent?

Letting agents are responsible for finding suitable tenants for a landlord's property, conducting viewings, collecting rent, managing the tenancy agreement, and handling any maintenance issues. They must also comply with relevant legislation, such as the Tenant Fees Act and the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations. Additionally, they must protect tenants' deposits by registering them with a government-approved scheme.

Our dedicated Forbes Landlord Assist team

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Senior Associate, Head of Department, Property Litigation

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Paralegal, Property Litigation

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