Renting whether for reasons of economic necessity or preference has become a lifestyle choice. Some people acquire possessions others do not. Be understanding and flexible.The decision to furnish in part or completely and what such includes or not, must be taken in context of the following:-
Council Tax Where the property is unfurnished and empty [Rent Void] the Landlord can claim Council Tax relief. If part or furnished, you are liable to pay council tax.
Supply of White Goods If you supply fridges, freezers, washing machines, TVs etc you are responsible for all the maintenance of those goods. Many tenancy agreements try to pass such obligation onto the tenant, such clauses are unenforceable
Student accommodation or properties let out to companies should always be offered furnished, Mobile Workers AND HMO type properties and properties desirable to younger persons are likely to be furnished.
Much depends on local competition and demand. If you are unsure of the needs of your local market then make enquiries. If you are refurbishing a property, being unfurnished allows flexibility. Furniture can be sourced and fitted at short notice. Some companies provide staging furniture services.
Immigration Act revised 2016 should a landlord or letting agent fail to ensure ALL tenants/occupiers have a righto reside for the duration of the tenancy then they may be fined £3000 for each breach. The Secretary of State may instruct the landlord to remove such persons without the need of a court order by way of reasonable force
Labour market enforcement - restriction on illegal migrants to work. A labour market enforcement undertaking (an “LME undertaking”) is an undertaking by the person giving it (the “subject”) to comply with any prohibitions, restrictions and requirements set out in the undertaking
Under section 42 of the County Courts Act 1984 it is possible for the Court to transfer a matter from the County Court to the High Court for enforcement but leave (permission) of the Court is required first. The transfer time varies from court to court and can take up to 28 days, but normally takes far less. An application to seek permission can be made either at the time of making the possession claim or after possession has been ordered.