NLA Introduction to Letting Course

Wed 13 Nov 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Arrival Time:
1:45 PM
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Finish Time:
5:00 PM
200 Union Street, Skyline House (2nd floor), London
More Information:
£95.00 (Non-member) - £70.00 (NLA-member) - £70.00 (UKALA-member)
Bookings now closed.

Event Overview:

There is no onsite parking.
Nearest car park UCP Great Suffolk Street, £20 per day.
We recommend you travel by public transport.
Please be aware you will be subject to the Congestion Charge when driving to the venue.

National Rail
London Waterloo 0.5 miles
London Waterloo East 0.4 miles
London Blackfriars 0.5 miles (Southbank)
London Underground
Southwark (Jubilee line) 0.1 miles
Waterloo (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern, Waterloo & City lines) 0.7 miles
Borough (Northern line) 0.5 miles

Course Information

Becoming a landlord can be a minefield to battle through, which pathway should you or will you need to take?  Will you self-manage or use an agent? Join us on your journey and see how we can support you to gain the knowledge and understanding to make wise investment decisions.

This half day course will provide a basic landlord toolkit which is a stepping stone to our NLA Foundation course which then leads to NLA Accreditation.  This course is designed to assist if you are considering, or have just become a landlord, to build your own business to last whilst maximising your return on investment.

Our trainers provide guidance to stay the right side of the law, to choose the right property investment, insights on the planning and research required, with a comprehensive understanding to reduce the risks and avoid pitfalls.

We will guide you through:

  • Considerations before lettings
  • Making your business case
  • Maximising return on investment
  • Not falling foul of the law
  • Getting you ready to let
  • Link to the next stages for Accreditation

Specific topics covered will be:

  • Introduction to the landlord business
  • The basics to lettings 
  • Writing a business plan
  • Using an agent versus self-management
  • Planning permissions
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Basic safety checks
  • Signposting to who you might need 
  • Screening and referencing tenants
  • Preparing the property for occupancy
  • Making your property competitive
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Why inventories?