Practical Tips for a Pain-Free End of Tenancy Handover

The golden rule is to be prepared. If the tenancy is for a fixed term, make diary notes straightaway of when the tenancy is due to end and another date around two months before that. Where appropriate, contact the tenant to see if they plan to leave. If the tenant is going to leave, there are some practical matters that the landlord can help trigger, which makes for a smooth ending to a tenancy: