Assured Shorthold Tenancies

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Are you letting your property? Are you renting from a landlord? Want to learn how to contract to your ease and advantage? Understanding the most popular tenancy in England and Wales is key to figuring out exactly what to expect from your letting arrangement.  

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About this guide

This brief guide to Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST) is useful for both landlords and tenants and covers:

  • What is an AST
  • The main features of an AST
  • Tenant obligations - The Property
  • Tenant obligations - Termination
  • Landlord obligations
  • Landlord tips
  • Further resources on ASTs

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To learn how to create your AST with Legislate, read our AST tutorial or watch the video below:

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