If you are granting a new Assured Shorthold Tenancy, or offering a renewed fixed term to an existing tenancy it is vital that you meet the start of tenancy necessities.

You should make sure that you provide the tenants with (and can evidence that you have provided):

You should also make sure that you have followed the deposit protection regulation if you have taken a deposit and applied for a appropriate licence if your property is subject to licence.   If you have a property in Newcastle upon Tyne and want to know more about property licencing in the city go to our webpages here.