What is a property inventory?
A property inventory is a comprehensive document that outlines the condition of the property before it is let to the tenant. This should include detailed photographs of the property and any items in the property if you are renting with furnishings included.
How do I create a property inventory?
You can use the NRLA property inventory template when creating an inventory or if you would like a professional to undertake the inventory for you we recommend using one of our service providers https://www.nrla.org.uk/services/inventories
When should I give the property inventory to my tenants?
Your AST or Occupation Contract should outline the latest date that you can provide the inventory by, to the tenants. Ideally, this would be on the first day of the tenancy.
Where can I find more information?
The NRLA offers guidance on inventories that can improve a landlords understanding https://www.nrla.org.uk/resources/creating-your-tenancy/inventory-schedule-of-condition
Where can I find training on this topic?
The NRLA offer a multitude of courses for our members to increase their knowledge and improve their skills as a landlord. You can find training on Landlord Fundamentals and other topics. You can attend these courses in a classroom, eClassroom or eLearning depending on your preference.